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Monsignor Francis Assisi Chullikatt

Monsignor Francis Assisi Chullikatt

New Nuncio to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan

30/04/2016 13:28

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Indian Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt,  Apostolic Nuncio to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.  


2008 Mangaluru church attack victims get compensation

27/08/2015 15:56

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has finally come to a conclusion that police personnel  had used excessive force on those who protested against the attacks on Churches in Mangaluru (India) in 2008. 


Rev. Dr. Antony Kariyil CMI

Rev. Dr. Antony Kariyil CMI new bishop of the eparchy of Mandya (India)

Eparchy of Mandya enlarged, Fr. Antony Kariyil CMI new bishop

26/08/2015 11:09

The Holy Father has enlarged  the boundaries of the eparchy of Mandya of the Syro-Malabar  and included neighbouring  six civil districts, in which lie the Syro-Malabar faithful: Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural, Chickballapur, Kolar, Tumkur and Ramnagara.


Cardinal Parolin in Asia

Cardinal Parolin in Asia

Cardinal Parolin celebrates Mass for the Assumption in Singapore

16/08/2015 16:25

 Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin is now in Singapore, on the last leg of his journey to Asia. As in Indonesia and East Timor, the cardinal met with the local community with which he celebrated Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at the Church of St Joseph.


fishing in India

Catholic church opposes Government project which will otherwise affect 32 villages.

Church opposes massive port project in southern Indian state

05/08/2015 16:10

The local archdiocese of Trivandrum, in Kerala, said it would oppose the 7 billion rupees port project in Vizhinjam because it would displace thousands of fishermen.