Tom Evans met Pope Francis at the Vatican today to implore for the aid of his son, Alfie Evans who is in a semi-vegetative state, owing to a neurological degenerative condition, at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool. Pope Francis received Tom in a private audience before the Wednesday Ge
Our Lady of Miracles, known regionally as Milagres Saibinn, is considered one of the sisters of Hindu deities, Lairai of Shirgao and Kelbai of Mulgao. Therefore, the feast of Our Lady of Miracles, held in St. Jerome's Church in Mapusa is a grand event for the people there—for Hindus and Christians a
The Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic, had issued a joint statement last week, condemning the “unjust and brutal aggression” of the coalition forces of US, UK and France in waging a co-ordinated airstrike against Syria.
Geevarghese Mor Coorilos, bishop of Niranam diocese, criticized the “artificially created upper caste identity and lineage” of the St. Thomas Christians or Syrian Christians, as they are known popularly, on the grounds of a “mythical belief”— that the Brahmins had been converted to Christianity by S
A Syro-Malabar church—Holy Family Church in Neb Sarai, Delhi, made way for a landmark event when it brought together the Latin, Syro-Malabar and Syro-Malankara churches for its annual feast which was held from April 12-15.
Several parishioners belonging to the Archdiocese of Bombay staged protests, calling for criminal action against the perpetrators, in view of the “barbaric” rape and murder of minors in Kathua and Unnao.
In a "brutal" attack, two worshippers returning from Sunday service at Quetta's Christian Church were killed. Five others were wounded in the incident, when two assailants on motorbike terrorized the Essa Nagri area of Quetta.
Pope Francis has taken a step forward in raising eight Servants of God furthermore to saint hood. The list includes an Indian priest from Konthuruthy, Fr. Varghese Payyappily, the founder of Congregation of the Sisters of the Destitute, Ernakulam.
At the weekly Regina Coeli, Pope Francis greeted the faithful and pilgrims from Italy gathered at the St. Peter's Square, Vatican. He focussed on Christ's bodily Resurrection in his address. Before praying the Regina Coeli, he said addressing the faithful gathered:
The launch of the pre-Synodal work for the special Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon region, scheduled for October 2019 in Rome, was witnessed by eighteen dignitaries from the Synodal Council and thirteen experts on the Amazon.
On account of the poverty, corruption and violence, Mexico is facing, Archbishop Emeritus Juan Sandoval Íñiguez of Guadalajara has put forward a suggestion to consecrate the land of Mexico to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Pope Francis, in a letter addressed to the bishops of Chile, apologized and admitted to the “grievous error” in handling the sex abuse case of Fr. Fernando Karadima and alleged cover-up by Bishop Juan Barros. The letter was drafted, following the report on the sex abuse case, submitted by Monsignor