Catholic Church
Jharkhand  /  Published 17.10.20

1,000 activists join march for Swamy

Praful Linda of Adivasi Adhikar Manch said, “Swamy is in prison amid inhuman conditions without having access to basic rights.” Sanjay Pandey, the district Congress secretary, added, &ldqu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.20

Archbishop leads protest to free Swamy

But the Opposition BJP accused the Church and its affiliates of questioning the Constitution and the judicial process. "The way missionaries and the Church are criticising a democratically electe...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.20

Ranchi: Church march for Swamy

The Catholic Church here organising a 5km-long human chain in Ranch on Friday to escalate the demand for the release of Stan Swamy, the 83-year-old Jesuit priest and rights activists who was arrested ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

Jharkhand temples open, wait for churches

Many temples in Jharkhand opened their doors for the devotees on Thursday after a gap of about seven months. The state government issued a set of standard operating procedures (SOP) to be followed on ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

City churches to allow up to 50 people

The Roman Catholic churches under the archdiocese of Calcutta will allow a maximum of 10 to 50 people for services, prayer and Holy Mass depending on the size of each church from Monday, says a circul...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.20

Sarna: church plea to Hemant

Heads of churches have thrown their weight behind a key demand of tribals, asking the Hemant Soren government to pass a bill in support of a separate Sarna code for adivasis during the ongoing monsoon...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

Celebrating Jesuit legacy in education

On Friday, July 31, the Catholic Church and the 15,560 Jesuits all over the world mark the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Spanish saint who is the founder the Society of Jesus, known as the ...
By J. Felix Raj in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.10.19

Pope to Church leaders: Be open to change

 Pope Francis appealed to conservatives on Sunday not to be bound by the status quo as he opened an assembly of bishops to discuss the future of the Roman Catholic Church in the Amazon, including...
By Reuters in Vatican

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.20

Catholics say Friday prayers from home

Around two lakh Roman Catholic Christians in the city and on its outskirts prayed in their homes on Friday, a prayer that is traditionally held in churches every Friday from 40 days before Easter.On F...
By Mita Mukherjee and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Church to BJP: No one needs to prove one’s nationalism

All Indian citizens are equal stakeholders and none should be made to prove their nationalist credentials, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) has told the BJP.It has asked the party to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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