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World  /  Published 30.08.22

Vatican's Ukraine ties

The Vatican acted to mend strained relations with Ukraine on Tuesday after Pope Francis upset Kyiv by referring to Russian ultra-nationalist Darya Dugina, who was killed by a car bomb near Moscow, as ...
By Reuters in Vatican City

World  /  Published 28.08.22

Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals

Pope Francis has inducted 20 cardinals from around the world, 16 of whom are young enough to have a say in any potential vote for the next pope. The selections hailed from Asia, Europe, Africa and the...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 31.07.22

The Cannonball Moment of Ignatius

Fourteen thousand Jesuits and their co-workers across the world conclude their celebration of the Ignatian Year on July 31. The Ignatian year commemorates the 500th anniversary of St Ignatius’ c...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Kolkata

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

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Canada: Pope harps on cultural 'genocide'

Pope Francis on Saturday said the treatment of Indigenous people in Canada amounted to a genocide, after a six-day trip where he apologized to survivors of abuse at Catholic-run schools. "I didn...
By Deutsche Welle


World  /  Published 27.07.22

Indigenous people call for action

On a trip to Canada, Pope Francis has asked indigenous residential school survivors for forgiveness for the serious abuse and erasure of identity and culture that they endured. But is an apology enoug...
By Monir Ghaedi

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

World  /  Published 24.07.22

Delicate mission: Pope Francis in Canada

Pope Francis' 38th trip abroad takes him to Canada. He wants to "meet and embrace" Indigenous people and draw attention to their suffering, to which the Catholic Church contributed. But ...
By Christoph Strack

India  /  Published 24.06.22

Apindra elated after Pope gets Pattachitra

“I must thank my late Mother Saiba Swain for making me learn traditional painting art. Though I have studied only up to Class VII, the knowledge that I have acquired over the years is now paying...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 19.06.22

Naveen to meet Pope Francis in Vatican

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik will meet Pope Francis in Vatican City next week. The meeting is significant as it will give a further boost to Naveen’s secular image, which he has careful...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


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