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

India  /  Published 26.10.21

Archbishop: Drop church survey

Archbishop of Bangalore Peter Machado on Monday urged the Karnataka government to withdraw the directive issued to district authorities and the police intelligence wing to conduct a survey on churches...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

World  /  Published 18.10.21

Godfathers banned in motherland

The mother had prepared everything for the baptism. She dressed her infant son Antonio in a handmade satin suit with tails and a matching cream-coloured top hat glittering with rhinestones. She hired ...
By Jason Horowitz in Catania, Italy

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Karnataka orders survey of churches

A Karnataka legislative committee dominated by the ruling BJP has ordered a survey on churches and the functioning of Christian missionaries, prompting the archbishop of Bangalore to express concern a...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

World  /  Published 11.10.21

Church plan to ‘listen’ to laity

Pope Francis on Sunday launched a two-year worldwide consultative process that could change the way the Roman Catholic Church makes decisions and leave its mark long after his pontificate is over. Pr...
By Reuters in Vatican City


News  /  Published 10.10.21

Alumni aid for girl students

A batch of former students of a school has contributed more than Rs 2 lakh for the tuition fee of girls for one academic year in their alma mater. The batch of 1984-86 of Assembly of God Church Schoo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 08.10.21

Weathercock back atop St Andrew’s

It was made of brass and copper sheets brazed together, mounted on a steel frame with a shaft at the bottom and a bronze bearing on which it turned when the wind blew. The whole thing was mounted on t...
By Anasuya Basu in Dalhousie

News  /  Published 08.10.21

Three from Bengal win National Science Academy award for teachers

Three teachers from Bengal have received the Indian National Science Academy award for teachers this year. The three recipients are Upendranath Nandi, an associate professor of physics at Scottish Ch...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.10.21

Child abuse saddens Pope Francis

Pope Francis expressed “shame” for himself and the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday for the scale of child sexual abuse within the church in France and acknowledged failures in putting t...
By AP, PTI in Vatican City

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.21

Humanity’s journey beyond set sermons

Students of an esoteric line of English literature know of the great sermon writers of the seventeenth century: John Donne, Lancelot Andrewes, Jeremy Taylor. There are hardly any matching names from t...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri


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