Catholic church

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

Sister Abhaya case: Allegations against priest & nun unbelievable, says church

The Kottayam diocese of the church, however, said it accepted the verdict of the court, which on Wednesday sentenced Fr Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy to life imprisonment.

published on : 23rd December 2020

The Christian calendar of doubt

Catholic Church promotes its representatives as the epitomes of ethical conduct. Yet, like all other institutions, there are black sheep on the pulpit.

published on : 20th December 2020

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

Sexual exploitation, financial fraud: Testing times for the Church in Kerala

The Church in Kerala has been rocked lately with multiples allegations of sexual exploitation of laity members by clergymen and financial impropriety surfacing in various churches.

published on : 2nd July 2018

Syro Malabar church land case: Wrong to think God’s justice can be measured with country’s law, says Kerala cardinal George Alencherry; strikes another controversy

George Alencherry was criticised by the Kerala High Court in February this year when his counsel pointed out to the court that the appellate authority was the Pope.

published on : 31st March 2018

Syro Malabar church land case: Kerala High Court stays probe against Cardinal George Alencherry

Besides Alencherry, the others against whom the complaint was lodged were priests Joshy Puthuva and Sebastian Vadakkumpadan and middleman Saju Varghese.

published on : 16th March 2018
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