Bishops in Congo raises concern

Catholic Church being the only voice that can defend the people in Congo, the bishops are revered and their opinions respected.

Eucharistic miracle in Italy

Avvenire, an Italian Catholic daily reported the recovery of 40 consecrated hosts from a church in Italy, damaged by the earthquake of 2016.

Fr. Michael Scanlan to receive Povarello medal of 2018

Former president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Fr. Michael Scanlan, will receive the Povarello medal constituted for the ones who with resilience, practice Christian charity, emulating St. Francis in love and service.

Senator Durbin barred from receiving Holy Communion

Bishop of Springfield, Illinois, Thomas Paprocki emphasised that the Catholic Senator, Richard Durbin should not be allowed to receive Holy Communion, as he has retracted from the teachings of the Church.

Church celebrates feast of the Chair of St. Peter

Catholic Church celebrated the feast of the Chair of St. Peter on February 23rd. The Chair is an emblematic symbol of Christ endowing the authority of the whole Church with St. Peter.

Church in China witnesses around 50,000 baptisms

Catholic Church in China registered 48,556 baptisms in the year 2017, showing the missionary zeal of Catholic communities in China.

Acquittal of Francis Xavier Pereira raises concern

A mentally unstable Francis Xavier Pereira who had been apprehended last year for vandalising crosses and graveyards in Goa, has been acquitted, the church accusing an alleged cover-up.

Christians in Lahore face threats from violent mob

A violent mob of Pakistani Muslims in the Shahdara neighbourhood of Lahore carried wooden sticks and placards, burning tires and threatening the Christians in the area in protest to a Christian sanitary worker, Patras Masih's derogatory post in Facebook, bruising the Muslim sentiments.

Vatican observes the 17th anniversary of Pope as a cardinal

Pope Francis' 17th anniversary as a cardinal was marked by Vatican News in a video, capturing the events of his life.

'Paul, Apostle of Christ' to screen on March 23

Eric Groth, the head of 'Outside Da Box'(ODB) Productions and the executive producer of 'Paul, Apostle of Christ', which is to release on March 23rd this year, expresses that the movie which recounts Christian persecution in Rome, as a "story of God's mercy".

Vatican's sex abuse investigator hospitalised

Malta Archbishop Charles Scicluna, a special sex abuse envoy, sent to Chile to investigate on the allegations over Bishop Juan Barros, is hospitalised for gall bladder surgery.

The 'America's Pastor' dies at 99

Evangelist Rev. Billy Graham who pioneered in TV evangelism passes away at his residence at Montreat, N.C.

New burial ground for Delhi Syrian Catholics

Kuriakose Bharanikulangara, Archbishop of Faridabad, blessed a new chapel and cemetery in Sanjoepuram village for the Syro Malabar diocese.

The incredible journey of a Coptic priest

Haylesilassie Kahsay, an Ethiopian Coptic priest, ascends a 250m steep cliff daily to pray in the Abuna Yemata Guh, established by St. Abuna Yemata, one of the nine priests who helped in spreading Christianity in Ethiopia in the initial years.

Pope Francis confirms the canonisation of Blessed Paul VI

The members of Congregation for Saints' Causes had earlier in February voted for the recognition of second miracle for the canonisation of Blessed Paul VI.

Archbishop requests prayers for Manohar Parrikar

Goan chief minister, Manohar Parrikar was hospitalised to treat for pancreatic ailment. Archbishop of Goa, Filip Neri Ferrao has requested the Catholics in Goa to pray for his speedy recovery.

Jago carves a contorversial sculpture

An Italian sculptor, Jacopo Cardillo, known in the art world as Jago, gave many an art lover a "shock" by sculpting and portraying Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, figuratively shirtless rather than in the papal regalia.

Rockville Centre welcomes new auxiliary bishop

Bishop Robert J. Coyle, who was serving for the U.S. Military Services as an Episcopal Vicar for the Eastern Half of the United States, has been appointed by Pope Francis to be the auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre, Long Island.

Raging attacks on Christians in India

Christians in India have been suffering invariably at the hands of Bharatiya Janata Party ever since the pro-Hindu party came to power.

Pilgrims from Rameshwaram to attend Katchatheevu festival

The annual church festival of the Katchatheevu islet, scheduled on February 23rd and 24th, is to witness a surge of pilgrims.