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World  /  Published 15.08.22

Church fire kills 41 in Giza

At least 41 people were killed and 45 injured in a fire inside a church in the Egyptian city of Giza on Sunday. An electrical fire broke out just before 9am during Mass as 5,000 people gathered at th...
By Reuters in Cairo

World  /  Published 13.08.22

US probes Southern Baptist sex abuse

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention said Friday the church was being investigated by the US Justice Department following a scandal over its handling of sexual abuse over decades. The Conventio...
By Deutsche Welle

Places  /  Published 05.08.22

The story of Mumbai’s Zero Point

Travel details: St. Thomas’ Cathedral, Mumbai, is an active place of worship with regular prayer service held every Sunday morning. The church remains open every day from 7am to 6pm and photogr...
By Rangan Datta

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

Events  /  Published 27.07.22

St. Xavier’s school alumnus wins Alumni Idol Season 7 hosted by Modern High old girls

Each participant was given three minutes to sing a Hindi song of any genre. The time limit could stretch to a maximum of four minutes. All singers were asked to bring along their own musical instrumen...
By Subhadrika Sen

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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...
By PTI

Places  /  Published 28.06.22

Church where Charnock lies: Colonial heritage of historic St. John’s Church

What intense deliberations would these walls have witnessed? I imagined an anxious Warren Hastings, sitting and brooding in his chair, surrounded by his coterie all sweating in the heat while they plo...
By Adil Ahmad

Opinion  /  Published 24.06.22

Rainy Days

Prescience can sometimes be utterly disappointing. In May, educational institutions were closed till June 15 so that students were spared the scorching heat. Predictably, on June 13, the West Bengal g...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

News  /  Published 18.06.22

CNI schools to reopen on Monday

Two other private schools, Modern High School for Girls and The Future Foundation School, will also resume in-person classes on Monday. These two are not CNI institutions. The decision to resume on-c...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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