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Matters India - Feb 22

 

imageIndian Church prays for abuse victims

By Nirmala Carvalho Mumbai: The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India has held a day of prayer to express closeness to the victims of sexual abuse of minors and raise awareness…

imageAncestor of Prince William on path to Catholic sainthood

By Philip Pullella Vatican City: Pope Francis has put a 19th century English Catholic priest who was a distant relative of Britain’s Prince William on the path to sainthood. The…

imageFarmers announce new events to intensify protest

New Delhi: Protesting farmers on February 21 announced a series of events to further escalate their agitation against the three new agricultural laws as they accused the government of adopting…

imageToolkit case: Two activists to join investigation

New Delhi: Activists Nikita Jacob and Shantanu Muluk will on February 22 join the investigation into the toolkit at Delhi Police’s cyber cell office in Dwarka, a suburb in southwest…

imageLenten campaign for Karnataka dioceses launched

Udupi: The state-level Lenten campaign for the dioceses of Karnataka was inaugurated February 21 by Bishop Isaac Lobo of Udupi. The theme for this year is ‘Campaign against Hunger and…

imagePunjab warns healthcare workers who skip Covid vaccine

Chandigarh: Healthcare professionals and other frontline medical workers who skip Covid-19 vaccination won’t get financial help from the authorities for treatment if they get infected later and won’t be allowed…

imageMan dives into borewell, saves 8-year-old girl

Mumbai: A quick-thinking driver dived into an open borewell immediately on seeing an eight-year-old fall into it at a Lokhandwala complex, and rescued her. The entire rescue took place in…

imageInternational webinars: India to amend order requiring prior permission

Pune: The Indian government plans to amend a recent order that required academic institutions to seek prior approval before organizing ‘international’ online seminars or conferences. The academic and scientific community…