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Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope

Pope Francis has convened a meeting of South American bishops next year focusing on the plight of the church in the Amazon, a vast territory served by far too few priests.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Kerala: Rector of Malayattoor's St Thomas Church murdered by sexton

Priest Xavier Thelekat, who was attached to the Angamaly diocese of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and was the rector of the Kuruishmala Church.

published on : 1st March 2018

German ex-priest jailed on 108 counts of child sexual harassment

The 53-year-old will undergo years of therapy in a closed psychiatric institution before starting his prison term, a court in the southeastern city of Deggendorf ruled.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Kerala: Bangladeshi woman accuses Catholic priest of rape

A foreign national has accused a Catholic priest in Kerala of raping her after befriending her on Facebook, the police said today.

published on : 15th February 2018

Cardinal Bernard Law, disgraced by 'Spotlight's Boston Catholic priest sex abuse investigation, dies at 86

Evidence that the former archbishop of Boston had protected paedophile priests for years and hushed up their abuse of children to protect the Church hierarchy shattered a once venerated career. 

published on : 21st December 2017

Madhya Pradesh 'forced conversion' incident: Catholic priest, Bajrang Dal activist held in Satna

Suspected workers of the right-wing group had allegedly beaten up priests and seminarians over forced conversion of Hindus to Christianity in Satna in Madhya Pradesh three days ago.

published on : 17th December 2017