West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Church precautions for virus

Priests at Roman Catholic churches have been asked to avoid blessing people on the forehead and visitors have been advised not to kiss or touch statues as precaution against the coronavirus.Archbishop...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.20

Scottish Church teachers’ aid

Children living in shanties in Bagmari are getting something to eat during the lockdown because some teachers of Scottish Church College have extended a helping hand to feed as many as they can.The te...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Behala primary school upgrade to meet demands for English

A 61-year old primary school run by a Christian missionary voluntary organisation will be upgraded to a full-fledged ICSE school to meet the demands for English medium education among residents of Beh...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.04.20

CNI services on YouTube

The Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India will live-stream services during the Holy Week, starting Sunday.“People are not able to visit churches.... It will mean families can get together an...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 06.10.19

Pope elevates 13 like-minded cardinals

Pope Francis has added 13 new cardinals to the top of the Catholic hierarchy, telling them they must show God's compassion to those who suffer to be faithful to their ministry.Francis presided over th...
By AP in Vatican


India  /  Published 22.10.18

Witness in Kerala nun rape case found dead

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who was reportedly a witness in a case related to the rape of a nun from Kerala, was found dead on Monday morning at Dasuya in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, police said.Ka...
By The Telegraph in Hoshiarpur

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

Vow: Salt Lake water woes to end by 2020

Salt Lake’s water woes will end by next year, urban development and municipal affairs minister Firhad Hakim promised in the Assembly on Wednesday. Hakim was speaking at a pre-budget discussion in th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Covid-19 caution: how to receive Communion in hand

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.05.19

Catholic Church reminds PM Modi of pledge

The Catholic Church in India on Saturday congratulated Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on their party’s victory in the Lok Sabha polls.Catholic Bishops Conference of I...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.19

Goa church backs priest who criticised Modi

The Archdiocese of Goa on Saturday appeared to defend a priest whose remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others had triggered a row and invited scrutiny by the Election Commission.In a re...
By PTI in Panaji


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