World  /  Published 26.02.19

Cardinal convicted of molesting 2 choirboys

The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass, dealing a new blow to the Catholic hierarchy's credibili...
By AP in Melbourne

World  /  Published 22.02.19

French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims

Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial compensation to vict...
By AP in Paris

North East  /  Published 18.05.19

Ostracism slur on Sangha

Martin Luther, the propagator of the Reformation movement in Europe in the 16th century, was excommunicated by the Catholic Church for rejecting its teachings. In the 21st century, a section of people...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.05.19

St Stephen’s teachers, principal in admissions row

Delhi University’s St Stephen’s College has warned three governing body academics for objecting to the principal’s “illegal and unacademic” decision to include a member of the institute’s ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.12.19

Pope abolishes sexual abuse secrecy

Pope Francis on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the way the Roman Catholic Church deals with cases of sexual abuse of minors, abolishing the rule of “pontifical secrecy” that previously cove...
By Reuters in Vatican


Heritage  /  Published 02.02.19

The only Greek of Calcutta

Sister Nectaria Paridisi sips on her Darjeeling tea. She is sitting in the lounge on the ground floor of the Greek Orthodox Church in Kalighat in south Calcutta and talking animatedly about a whole lo...
By Manasi Shah

India  /  Published 07.08.19

Kerala Sister who supported ‘raped’ nun sacked

A Kerala church has sacked a nun after she spoke up for a fellow nun who has accused a bishop of raping her.The Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) has issued a dismissal order to Sister Lucy Kalapu...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 12.06.20

Churches under CNI to allow 25 worshippers

Churches under the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) will allow a maximum of 25 people to enter at a time, but not without a mask, the bishop said in a letter addressed to the presby...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.20

Church service from July

Service in all churches under the Calcutta and Barrackpore dioceses of Church of North India (CNI) will start in the first week of July, Reverend Paritosh Canning, bishop of Calcutta, said on Sunday.T...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Church relief for rickshaws

The Ranchi Archdiocese joined hands with Mother Teresa Sisters and its youth wing on Sunday to distribute food ration along with safety kits to more than 1,000 rickshaw pullers. The Ranchi Catholic Ch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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