Pope has decided to restore the administrative responsibilities of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly to Cardinal George Alencherry, a press statement from the Syro-Malabar Media Commission said on June 27. Cardinal Alencherry resumed office of archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamali archdiocese on June
A Catholic diocese in Canada has cancelled a retreat to be given there in July by Indian priest Fr Dominic Valanmanal who has been preaching that an increased incidence of autism and hyperactivity in children is due to their parents’ lifestyle. Earlier Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin said an invitation to the priest to […]
A Catholic nun died and five others, including a bishop, were injured in a road accident on June 27 evening in the central Indian State of Chhattisgarh. Sister Jaise, a member of the Deena Bandhu Samaj, an indigenous congregation, died on the way to the hospital, Carmelite of Mary Immaculate Thomas Kollikolavil told Matters India.
A 27 year-old deacon who was to be ordained a priest in 6 months time has passed away on Jun 20, the feast day of Corpus Christi. Jerin Joyson Chittilapilly who belongs to the Eparchy of Kalyan in Maharashtra had just celebrated his 27th birthday a day before on June 19. Deacon Jerin was born […]
Some Christian and Muslim leaders in India are sceptical about the government’s motives in announcing provision of 10 million annual religious minority community educational scholarships for the next five years. On June 12, the federal government, led by the pro-Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), announced a grant to fund the assistance Minister for Minority Affairs […]
Officials of the Protestant Church of North India have welcomed a New Delhi High Court decision that accepted their right to oversee the admission of Christian students in a college started by protestant missionaries. The court refused to stay the interview process for admission of students in the 138-year-old St Stephan’s College, a premier Christian […]