This may be the first occasion in the history of the Indian judiciary that a cardinal and major archbishop of the Indian Catholic Church was examined as a witness in a rape case against a bishop
He said love and brotherhood were the foundations of Christianity and the Church had always insisted on respecting all religious faiths and cooperating with everyone.
On narcotic jihad, the bishop said the rising number of drug cases was an example of the menace gripping the society.
The pastoral letter stated the directive of the Synod of the Syro Malabar Church, advising priests and parishioners on implementing a 50-50 formula in conducting the Mass.
He reportedly assured them that necessary steps will be taken after discussions with bishops.
As per the newly approved format, the celebrant of the Mass would face the faithful during the introductory part, during the Liturgy of the Word and during the concluding part.
The reference of apostolic nuncio gives a boost to the priests’ demand for further discussions before implementing the uniform Qurbana
Expressing concern over the Covid situation in Kerala and the rest of the country, the cardinal urged the faithful to cooperate with the government to fight against the pandemic.
Justice P Somarajan also directed the state government to carry out a detailed investigation into the settlement deed in 2007 to find out whether it involved any government or puramboke land.
Synod cannot stay silent on issue, will have to hold discussions in its meeting, says a priest
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Cardinal Mar George Alencherry completed 10 years of service as the Major Archbishop of Syro-Malabar Church on Saturday.
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The postulants, who had joined the Sacred Hearts Congregation of the Delhi Province recently, were travelling for the first time to their homes.
It said the phone conversation was being circulated with an intention to mislead the laity and the general public.