Catholic Church
World  /  Published 31.07.22

Pope: Canada natives' abuse was genocide

Pope Francis has called the devastation visited on generations of indigenous people in Canada by European colonisers — carried out with the blessing of the Roman Catholic Church — a &ldquo...
By Jason Horowitz in Aboard the papal plane

Opinion  /  Published 25.07.22

Old tensions

On May 15, Pope Francis canonised Devasahayam Pillai (1712- 1752) of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu as India’s first layman saint of the Roman Catholic Church. About 50,000 faithful from across the w...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

News  /  Published 22.07.22

Fr Nirmol Vincent to be ordained as the bishop of Krishnanagar Diocese

Educationist Fr Nirmol Vincent Gomes would be ordained as the new bishop of Krishnanagar diocese on July 23.  He will be ordained at a function at the Cathedral of the Holy Redeemer in Krishnana...

World  /  Published 16.06.22

Italy approves first legally-assisted suicide

A 44-year-old man died by medically assisted suicide in Italy on Thursday, in the first case of its kind in the country. While it is technically against the law to help someone take their own life in...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.22

The hot seat

Swiftly clearing the heap of files which were waiting for him, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shot off to Thrikkakara immediately after returning from the United States of America where he had gone f...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan


Lifestyle  /  Published 13.04.22

The walk of faith: Seven churches on Good Friday

The seven stops, on this particular year, were as follows: St Teresa’s Church (AJC Bose Road) Nirmala Shishu Bhavan, a unit of the Missionaries of Charity (AJC Bose Road) Convent of Our Lad...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Catholic Church must extend equal rights to women

Step into the future Sir — Institutions must evolve with the times in order to remain relevant. The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, recently conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministri...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Kerala’s mixed record in women’s empowerment

Kerala has the country’s best record in most conventional yardsticks of women’s empowerment. Yet, its patriarchal underbelly is now a topic of wide debate. Recently, the Anupama Chandran c...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

Places  /  Published 25.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Roman Catholic Diocese of Krishnagar

Though the old church opens sporadically to the public, the new structure welcomes tourists on all working days. It is especially popular during the Christmas–New Year week, when tourists and lo...
By Somen Sengupta

India  /  Published 31.10.21

PM Modi invites Pope to visit India

There was no mention whether Modi discussed with Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pontiff, the death of  Father Stan Swamy, the Jesuit priest and one of the oldest terrorism accused in India who pa...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi


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