Matters India - Jun 23


Priest’s body found in church well in Kerala

By Matters India Reporter Punnathura, June 22, 2020: The body of a Catholic priest was found in the well of a parish church campus in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Father Thomas Ettuparayil, priest-in-charge of St ... Read more

Open churches only with SOP in place: Cardinal Gracias

Mumbai, June 22, 2020: Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, has appealed to his priests not to open churches ...

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Telugu Church’s social service director dies of heart attack

By Sujata Jena Bhubaneswar, June 22, 2020: The Telugu Catholic Church and Dalit activists have mourned the death of Father Bichapogu ...

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British, US embassies to honor women religious

By Vatican News Rome, June 22, 2020: The British and US Embassies to the Holy See are teaming up to host ...

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1200-year-old Assyrian cross found in Pakistan

By Claire Lesegretain Skardu, June 22, 2020: The Gilgit-Baltistan administrative region of northern Pakistan borders Afghanistan, Xinjiang in China and Jammu ...

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Australian priests receive payment from JobKeeper scheme

Sydney, June 22, 2020: Large Christian churches and other major religions have applied for the JobKeeper scheme to fund clergy ...

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Thomas Jones Day observed in Meghalaya

Rev. Lyndan Syiem Shillong, June 22, 2020: June 22 is Thomas Jones Day, in honor of the pioneer Welsh Presbyterian missionary ...

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Kedarnath priest protests bare-chested against temple board

Dehradun, June 22, 2020: Priests in Uttarakhand will soon start protests against the state government’s decision to set up a ...

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How India’s comfort food saved millions during pandemic

By Alia Allana New Delhi, June 22, 2020: India’s coronavirus response has affected Indians very differently. One thing unites them, though: ...

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Refugees matter

By Fr Cedric Prakash SJ Ahmedabad, June 22, 2020: On June 20, the United Nations observed yet another ‘World Refugee Day.’ In ...

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