Catholic Church

French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

The 2,500-page document prepared by an independent commission comes as the Catholic Church in France, like in other countries, seeks to face up to shameful secrets that were long covered up.

published on : 5th October 2021

Catholic Church in France had 3,000 child abusers, finds probe

The estimate was given by the commission president, Jean-Marc Sauvé, in an interview published Sunday in the newspaper Journal du Dimanche.

published on : 4th October 2021

Pope to bishops: Listen to abuse victims for sake of church

Pope Francis, and before him Benedict XVI, have denounced what they called the Catholic church hierarchy's misplaced concern for the church's reputation over the needs of victims.

published on : 18th September 2021

Metropolitan Jacob Mar Barnabas passes away

Rev Dr Jacob Mar Barnabas, metropolitan of Gurgaon-Delhi diocese of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, passed away in Delhi on Thursday.

published on : 27th August 2021

Easter Sunday bombings: Lanka's Catholic church to hold black flag protest against govt's inaction

Nine suicide bombers, belonging to ISIS-linked National Thawheed Jamaat, carried out a series of blasts that tore through three churches and as many luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, killing over 270 people

published on : 13th August 2021

Sri Lanka's Catholic church asks for action against former leaders for failing to prevent Easter terror attack

The church stressed that it had been five months since the inquiry report came out, yet no action had been taken against former president Maithripala Sirisena.

published on : 13th July 2021

Catholic Church condoles demise of Fr Stan Swamy  

The Catholic Church in Kerala mourned Jesuit priest, Fr Stan Swamy on Monday.

published on : 6th July 2021

Canada PM urges Church to 'take responsibility' for school abuses

Canada has been convulsed by the discovery of the remains at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia.

published on : 5th June 2021

Knanaya Church can’t terminate membership for flouting endogamy: Court

This may put an end to the claim of the Knanaya Catholics that they belong to an endogamous ethnic group.

published on : 27th May 2021

Catholic Church’s help desk a lifeline for those affected by Covid

The help desk functions 24x7, catering to the needs of patients around the clock.

published on : 21st May 2021

Kerala polls: The day of the confused voter is here

10% voters decide on whom to vote in last week of campaigning. Half of them decide 48 hrs before polls

published on : 5th April 2021

LDF and LC Church spar on deep-sea fishing deal again

Pinarayi who was in the district as part of electioneering on Thursday, had criticised the pastoral letter, saying the diocese was attacking the government on behalf of the opposition parties.

published on : 27th March 2021

Central and state govts out to destroy fisheries sector: Latin Catholic Church

The bishop demanded that any policies taken to destroy the traditional fisheries sector in the name of tourism and development should be opposed by the government.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Communists no anathema to Catholic Church now

Peeved at League for opposing 10% job & edu quota, the Church, which once led the movement to topple EMS govt, is now warming up to LDF

published on : 22nd March 2021

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal case: Leaked phone talk reveals Cardinal George Alencherry knew nun’s plight

Cardinal Alencherry had earlier maintained he was unaware of the rape complaint against the Bishop and the nun had only told him about some issues in her diocese.

published on : 20th July 2018
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