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Bishop Anthony Chirayath

Bishop Anthony Chirayath

Catholic village in Sagar diocese threatened

20/09/2017 11:28

A tiny Christian community in central India’s Madhya Pradesh state is being threatened by a right-wing Hindu nationalist group to flee the village or face dire consequences, the local bishop told Vatican Radio.

 

Archbishop John Barwa

Archbishop John Barwa

India: Archbp. Barwa on 'Kandhamal Day'

23/08/2017 17:22

 ‘Kandhamal Day’ will be observed on August 25, to support the demands of the victims and survivors struggling for justice in Kandhamal.

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin (L), and Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov enter a hall for talks in Moscow, Russia

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin (L), and Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov enter a hall for talks in Moscow, Russia

Vatican, Russia agree visa-free diplomatic travel, need for dialogue in Venezuela

22/08/2017 14:26

Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergej Lavrov on Tuesday, during which they discussed issues of international concern and agreed to visa-free diplomatic travel

Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas

Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas

Catholic bishops call for protection of religious places

31/05/2017 15:30

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has appealed to political leaders to protect places of worship of all communities, days after a Church in Telangana State was damaged and statues desecrated.

 

Church vandalised in Hyderabad, India

Church vandalised in Hyderabad, India

Hyderabad archdiocese’s reparation for desecrated Church

30/05/2017 11:52

Archbishop Thumma Bala of Hyderabad diocese has called on the clergy, religious and the faithful to participate in the spiritual activities to make reparation for the desecration of the Church committed last week in Telangana state.  

 

Archbishop Paul Gallagher

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, or foreign minister.

AB Gallagher on Holy See's action to protect Christians and other minorities

22/05/2017 20:04

The Holy See’s ‘foreign minister’, Archbishop Paul Gallagher has highlighted the need to protect Christians and other religious minorities facing persecution in different parts of the globe.

 

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil SDB

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil SDB, kidnapped from care home in Yemen in 2016

Fr. Tom kidnapped Indian priest in Yemen pleads for help in video

10/05/2017 13:46

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil SDB kidnapped from a care home in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden last year has again appealed for help in a video recording carried by a Yemeni news website.

 

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Catholic bishops demand right to worship for all

20/04/2017 11:21

The Catholic Bishops Conference of India on April 19 urged the federal government to ensure that every citizen enjoys the basic right to worship, Mattersindia has reported.