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Cancer Awareness day in a Bangalore school

Cancer Awareness day in a Bangalore school

Caritas takes cancer care to India's remote areas

23/02/2017 15:47

Asakiranam (beacon of hope), a Caritas India project launched in 2014 in Kerala creates awareness about cancer in remote areas with the help of 10.000 volunteers. 

 

Sri Lankans watch the rescue operation from the shore after a boat capsized off the country's southwestern coast in Beruwala

Sri Lankans watch the rescue operation from the shore after a boat capsized off the country's southwestern coast in Beruwala

Sri Lanka: vessel carrying Catholic believers capsizes; 11 dead

21/02/2017 17:02

The victims were taking part in a sea procession on Sunday, feast day of Our Lady of Good Voyage, protectress of local fishermen. The accident occurred as a result of over crowding. 

 

Vandalism of Mary's statue in Mumbai, India, Feb. 19, 2017.

Vandalism of Mary's statue in Mumbai, India, Feb. 19, 2017.

Marian statue decapitated in Mumbai

20/02/2017 16:44

A statue of Mary was decapitated by vandals in the Kurla suburb of Mumbai city, India, Feb. 19, 2017. 

 

Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro‎.

Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro‎.

New Apostolic Nuncio arrives in India

18/02/2017 16:49

New Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro was welcomed by a group of Indian bishops at New Delhi's international airport on Feb. 16.  

 

Thai Buddhist monk Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong (R)was installed the 20th Supreme Patriarch of Thervada Buddhism of Thailand on Feb 12, 2017.

Thai Buddhist monk Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong (R)was installed the 20th Supreme Patriarch of Thervada Buddhism of Thailand on Feb 12, 2017.

Thai Catholics offer to work with Buddhists, other religions for peace

17/02/2017 16:04

Felicitating new Supreme Patriarch of Theravada Buddhism, the Catholic Church of Thailand offered to cooperate with Buddhists and believers of other religions to build peace and stability in the nation.