- Tag results for Catholic priest
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.
Priest Xavier Thelekat, who was attached to the Angamaly diocese of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and was the rector of the Kuruishmala Church.
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.
A foreign national has accused a Catholic priest in Kerala of raping her after befriending her on Facebook, the police said today.
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.
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.