World  /  Published 29.03.19

Pope mandates reporting of sex abuse in Vatican City

Pope Francis on Friday issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for Vatican personnel and Holy See diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of abuse allegations to Vatican prosecutors, a polic...
By AP in Vatican

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Call to battle Islamophobia

India harbours a “horrendous amount of Islamophobia” and its children need to be taught the “tenets of all religions rather than just the history syllabus”, a principal told the heads of Anglo...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

City principals too set to walk

The heads of some of Calcutta’s leading schools will participate in a walk against the CAA-NRC and the use of force to stifle dissent.A meeting at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, chaired by the bis...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.12.19

Church opens gates for namaz

A Kerala church allowed hundreds of Muslims to pray on its premises on Saturday, earning tributes for setting an example in communal amity amid the divisive citizenship controversy.A group of proteste...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.19

Churches ready with balm for cold

Biting cold has made churches make special arrangements for the faithful during the midnight and early morning Christmas mass.Almost all the churches belonging to Catholic, Baptists, Gossner Evangelic...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur


Calcutta  /  Published 10.06.20

We'll examine proposal about school fee waivers, says archbishop

Archbishop of Calcutta Reverend Thomas D’ Souza told Metro on Wednesday that schools under the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta would “definitely” examine the recommendation of the Associa...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Cases climb to 1,51,767, death toll now 4,337

 Rescued pangolin to undergo Covid testA pangolin rescued by the forest department from a quarantine centre in Odisha's Cuttack district will undergo Covid-19 test, an official said.The swab samp...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 15.01.20

Two popes cause a furor

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Ever since Benedict XVI announced he would become the first pope in 600 years to resign, Catholic theologians, canon lawyers and others warned of the potential confusio...
By AP in Vatican

World  /  Published 16.02.19

Pope defrocks ex-cardinal over abuse

Pope Francis has expelled Theodore E. McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, from the priesthood, after an expedited canonical process that found him guilty of sexually abusing min...
By Elizabeth Dias and Jason Horowitz/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 06.02.19

Pope admits priests sexually abused nuns

By AP in Aboard the Papal Plane


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