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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

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 16.06.22

Italy approves first legally-assisted suicide

A 44-year-old man died by medically assisted suicide in Italy on Thursday, in the first case of its kind in the country. While it is technically against the law to help someone take their own life in...
By Deutsche Welle

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.04.22

The walk of faith: Seven churches on Good Friday

The seven stops, on this particular year, were as follows: St Teresa’s Church (AJC Bose Road) Nirmala Shishu Bhavan, a unit of the Missionaries of Charity (AJC Bose Road) Convent of Our Lad...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Catholic Church must extend equal rights to women

Step into the future Sir — Institutions must evolve with the times in order to remain relevant. The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, recently conferred the lay Roman Catholic ministri...
By The Telegraph


Places  /  Published 25.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Roman Catholic Diocese of Krishnagar

Though the old church opens sporadically to the public, the new structure welcomes tourists on all working days. It is especially popular during the Christmas–New Year week, when tourists and lo...
By Somen Sengupta

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

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

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

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

Stan fought, can we?

The sisters of Daughters of the Cross arranged to pay tributes to Father Stan and prayed together for him.  Father Gomes said at the prayer meeting that to be “a Christian, ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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