Pope

Pope Francis' main bodyguard Domenico Giani resigns over leak scandal

The Pope was furious over the publication of an internal police notice which featured the photographs of five Vatican employees targeted in a probe reportedly into a real estate deal.

published on : 14th October 2019

SR Mariam raised to the altar as Kerala’s 4th saint

A tapestry with the picture of Blessed Mariam was unveiled at St Peter’s Basilica.

published on : 14th October 2019

Kerala nuns exult over canonisation of ‘ministering angel’

Meanwhile, the 200 nuns who flew to the Vatican to witness the ceremony, were on cloud nine.

published on : 14th October 2019

MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan calls on Pope Francis

Muraleedharan, who is in Vatican City, for the declaration of Indian nun Mariam Thresia and four others as Saints, presented the Pope with a copy of 'Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi'.

published on : 14th October 2019

Kerala nun Mariam Thresia declared saint by Pope Francis in Vatican City

Mariam Thresia, who founded the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family in Thrissur in May 1914, was raised to the highest position within the centuries-old institution.

published on : 13th October 2019

Pope Francis to elevate Indian nun Mariam Thresia to sainthood 

The nun from Kerala will be canonised along with English Cardinal John Henry Newman, Swiss laywoman Marguerite Bays, Brazilian Sister Dulce Lopes and Italian Sister Giuseppina Vannini.

published on : 13th October 2019

Pope accepts resignation of New York bishop after sexual abuse claims

The Vatican said Francis had accepted the 75-year old's resignation, without providing any further details on the case.

published on : 10th October 2019

Pope decries world's indifference to migrants and refugees

The pope who has made caring for migrants a hallmark of his papacy spoke during a Mass for the World Day for Migrants and Refugees.

published on : 30th September 2019

Pope decries world's indifference to migrants and refugees

The pope who has made caring for migrants a hallmark of his papacy spoke during a Mass for the World Day for Migrants and Refugees.

published on : 29th September 2019

Pope decries euthanasia as Italy court considers assisted suicide

A new government was sworn in last week after a month of political chaos and debating assisted suicide is not one of its priorities.

published on : 20th September 2019

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

During his official visit to Thailand, Pope Francis will preside at religious ceremonies and make pastoral visits to Catholic communities.

published on : 13th September 2019

Where's the pope? Stuck in Vatican elevator until rescue

Francis apologized to faithful in St. Peter's Square Sunday for showing up seven minutes late for his traditional noon appointment with the public.

published on : 1st September 2019

Pope urges everyone to change lifestyle to save planet

Francis issued the appeal in a message Sunday, the start of several weeks of prayer by Christians to raise political awareness about pollution and exploitation of natural resources.

published on : 1st September 2019

'Pope sitting in Vatican has no say in churches here': Man fined Rs 25,000 for frivolous PIL

The court, while dismissing the petition filed by M S Anoop, directed him to pay the amount to the High Court Legal Services Committee in two weeks.

published on : 4th August 2019

Pope for action to avoid new boat tragedies in Mediterranean sea to stop migrant deaths

The UN Refugee Agency said that survivors as many as 150 people had disappeared into the water in the greatest tragedy in the Mediterranean.

published on : 28th July 2019
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