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Matters India - Oct 7

 

imageRape-accused bishop’s picture with Pope perturbs Catholic women

New Delhi: The publication of a rape accused bishop’s picture with Pope Francis in a feast day greeting has upset a group of Catholic women in India. A press release…

imagePak court acquits Christian convict in blasphemy case

Lahore: A Pakistani court on October 6 acquitted a Christian man who was sentenced to death on blasphemy charges six years ago. Sawan Masih was sentenced to death by a…

imageChurch failed to protect children from sexual predators: Inquiry

London: The Church of England failed to protect children from sexual predators within its ranks for decades, allowing abusers to hide in an attempt to defend its own reputation rather…

imageVatican scandal vindicates Pell but frustrates Pope Francis

Rome: The unholiest of scandals has erupted inside the Holy See — yet again. Vatican finances have always been unsavory, but in recent years Europe’s smallest state has acquired a…

imageCardinal Gracias encourages Catholics to read Pope’s latest encyclical

Mumbai: Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, has encouraged Catholics in India to read Pope Francis’ latest Encyclical. In a YouTube message, he spoke about Pope Francis’ Encyclical, ‘Fratelli Tutti’…

imageJesuit college honors Patna-born international scientist

Patna: St Xavier’s College of Management and Technology in Patna October 6 conferred the Xavier Pride of Bihar Award 2020 on Saikat Guha, the new director of Center for Quantum…

imageHong Kong cardinal vows to oppose Beijing-blessed bishop

Rome: Vocal Beijing critic Cardinal Joseph Zen returned to Hong Kong from Rome on September 28 after failing to meet Pope Francis, to whom he intended to object the possible…

imageInjunction sought against Britain’s “most arrested preacher”

London: Avon and Somerset police in the United Kingdom have applied to the High Court for an injunction against a Christian preacher, arguing his behavior could cause “significant risk or…

imageFather Joseph Thayil: Spiritual guide par excellence

Kozhikode: Father Joseph Thayil (1930-2020) is no more. The Kerala Jesuit priest died September 30 at the age of 90 at Christ Hall Kozhikode, the third largest town in Kerala,…

imageBelgian Jesuit missionary in Jharkhand dies

Ranchi: Father Louis Francken, a Jesuit missionary from Belgium who worked hard to educate poor tribal people in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, died October 5 in Ranchi. He…

imagePope Francis fills committee to monitor internal Vatican financial decisions

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Oct. 5 named Cardinal Kevin Farrell president of a committee to monitor internal Vatican financial decisions which fall outside of new accountability norms. Called the…

imageBombay Archdiocese’s seminary completes 60 years

Mumbai: St Pius X College, the major seminary of the Archdiocese of Bombay, October 5 celebrated its sixty years of existence. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, celebrated the thanksgiving…

imageTamil Nadu, Pondicherry Catholic youth plant 30,000 saplings

Chennai: Catholic youth from Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry on October 4 planted more than planting 30,000 saplings to mark the “Season of Creation.” The initiative was taken on the occasion…

imageAssam Don Bosco University hosts 9th convocation

Guwahati: Assam Don Bosco University’s ninth convocation held October was live streamed on Youtube and Facebook. Students, friends and families of the Don Bosco Society fraternity across 132 countries watched…