Cardinal Alencherry's meet with Mizoram governor stirs up controversy

Kummanam is reported to have told the Cardinal that he had been facing protests from certain Christian organizations in Mizoram, on his appointment as governor.

Ecumenism is “a great enterprise operating at a loss”: Pope at Ecumenical Prayer in Geneva

Pope Francis arrived today at the Ecumenical Centre of the World Council of Churches (WCC) for the Ecumenical Prayer.

Agri loan scam: Kerala priest apprehended

He availed loans, forging the signatures of several paddy farmers in Kuttanad, in the name of various self-help groups. The fraud came to light when the beneficiaries received loan recovery notice from banks.

#whatishome campaign launched for World Refugee Day

Caritas Europa has launched '#whatishome' campaign on social media on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 2018–a day to remember the “strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees”.

Church renders help to the inundated villages of north-east India

Disaster risk reduction officer at Caritas India, Priyanka Samantha Pinto, says that as hand pumps, ring wells and streams are submerged, water, sanitation and hygiene have seriously been affected.

Commandments are the words through which God communicates Himself: Pope Francis

At the General Audience today, in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis met with groups of pilgrims and faithful from Italy and all over the world.

Lord asks of us to forgive those who seek to destroy us: Pope at Casa Santa Marta mass

Celebrating mass at the Casa Santa Marta yesterday, Pope Francis said that the path of Jesus is a path of forgiveness, love and regard for those who persecute us.

"Create new spaces for sharing": Pope to the participants of Share the Journey campaign

On the occasion of World Refugee Day today, June 20, Pope Francis has sent over a message to the participants of the Meal of Encounter, organized by Caritas Rome, Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Italy.

Conclusions of the “Second Holy See – Mexico Conference on International Migration”

The following are the conclusions of the “Second Holy See – Mexico Conference on International Migration”, promoted by the Section for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State and by the Embassy of Mexico to the Holy See.

Slander destroys both a person and a situation: Pope at Casa Santa Marta mass

Today at the Casa Santa Marta sermon, Pope reflected on the “slanderous communication” made use oft by dictators to shatter men.

"Each of us is called to be close to the refugees": Pope at Angelus

Yesterday, after the recital of Angelus, Pope reminded the faithfulful gathered for the Marian prayer, of the upcoming World Refugee Day. He also expressed concern for the conflict-torn people of Yemen.

Kingdom of God grows and develops of itself, in ways indiscernible to human mind: Pope

At midday yesterday, Pope Francis appeared at the window of his study in the Vatican Apostolic Palace to pray the Angelus with the faithful and pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square.

Family is the cradle of life: Pope Francis

Pope Francis, in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace, received in audience, the members of the Forum of Family Associations, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary in Ital

Indian schools run by the Catholic management to include 'Constitution of India' in syllabus

"In this first stage, we have decided to focus on the preamble of the constitution," says Archbishop Thomas D'Souza of Calcutta, the head of the Education and Culture Office of CBCI, and further added that the Catholic schools in India envisions to create a generation which upholds “equality” beyond

Without women, men cannot be the image and likeness of God: Pope at Casa Santa Marta mass

Today at the Casa Santa Marta mass, Pope Francis reflected on the exploitation and injustice meted out to women today and reminded how Jesus' words about women revolutionised history.

Harmonizing different levels of knowledge will make us open to wisdom: Pope Francis

Pope Francis, in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace, received in audience the participants in the 2018 Vatican Observatory Summer School in Astrophysics, which this year has the theme: Stellar Variability in the Era of Large Surveys.

As a human phenomenon, migration challenges everyone: Cardinal Pietro Parolin

The following is the intervention by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin at the “Second Holy See – Mexico Conference on International Migration”, held at the Casina Pio IV, yesterday:

Pope Francis: Follow the example of Jesus; from insult to reconciliation, from envy to friendship

Pope during his sermon at the Casa Santa Marta today, reflected on Jesus' desire for “radical” reconciliation (Matthew 5:20-26).

St. Antony's shrine at Church of Our Lady of Miracles, Mangalore, celebrates 120 years of its founding

St.Antony through the generosity of his devotees takes care of the little ones of Jesus at Jeppu ashram. Hence, it is an apt occasion to thank God for the gift of St. Antony to the universal church and to Mangaluru in particular,” said the archbishop.

Pope Francis' message for the Second World Day of the Poor

The Holy See has released the message of Pope Francis for the occasion of the second World Day of the Poor, to be held on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, this year on 18 November 2018, on the theme: “This poor man cried and the Lord heard him”