UCAN News - Jan 14

Indian News

Move to discipline Kerala nun sparks controversy
 
Warning letter from congregation tells her to rectify her 'grave faults'. Read more...
 

India’s Latin-rite bishops elect new office bearers
 
143 Latin-rite bishops from 132 Latin-rite dioceses are participating in the plenary meeting, January 7-14. Read more...
 

Retired Jesuit Bishop Charles Soreng of Hazaribag passes away
 
His funeral will be held on 15th Jan. at the Transfiguration of Our Lord Cathedrak, Hazaribag at 1pm.Read more...
 

Sancoale villagers ask high court of Bombay at Goa not to allow digging near church
 
For centuries and up until last year, all the religious activities were carried out at the shrine of Joseph Vaz, which is five kilometres away in Shindolim, Sancoale.Read more...
 

World News

Packed funeral farewells Hong Kong bishop
 
Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other high-ranking govt officials among those attending funeral Mass.Read more...
 

Australian prelate condemns mass eviction in Vietnam
 
Vietnamese-born bishop says state media reports do not accord with testimonies of victims.Read more...
 

Oblate priest named apostolic administrator of Sulu
 
Father Romeo Saniel to continue Philippine Church mission to 'build bridges' among vicariate's 'diverse cultures and faith'. Read more...
 

Philippine Protestant churches welcome new law on HIV-AIDS
 
Legislation strengthens policies to fight discrimination and make testing among the young easier.Read more...
 

Features

Hmong refugees in Vietnam turn to Catholicism
 
Church's beneficence in wake of floods catalyzes villagers in Lai Chau to embrace 'the religion of love'. Read more...