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  • Belated admission

    Belated admission

    As happens across the board, women find it difficult to muster the courage and strength to say “Me Too”.

    February 10, 2019
  • Bishop behind bars

    Bishop behind bars

    Even if that “action” is only temporary, the damage to the Catholic Church in India is permanent. At the very outset it must be acknowledged that Franco Mulakkal may be enlarged on bail, that there is a distance between arrest and conviction, yet the case of the former Bishop of Jalandhar has so many troublesome …

    September 24, 2018
  • CBCI ‘apes’ Pilate

    CBCI ‘apes’ Pilate

    There is actually small need for a Biblical reference to link dereliction of duty with a display of moral cowardice: just over six decades back President John F Kennedy had asserted that “those who did not speak when they should lose the right to speak altogether.” The Catholic Bishop Conference of India (CBCI) runs the …

    September 19, 2018
  • Kerala nun rape case: CBCI says law should take its course

    Kerala nun rape case: CBCI says law should take its course

    An FIR was registered against the Bishop with the nun and other convent inmates giving detailed statements running into 114 pages.

    September 16, 2018
  • New CBCI chief calls on PM

    New CBCI chief calls on PM

    The newly elected president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI), Cardinal Oswald Gracias, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the PM’s Office in Parliament on Tuesday morning and discussed the possibility of a visit by Pope Francis to India. The CBCI said the PM reacted positively to this desire of the Catholic community. …

    March 20, 2018
  • Church thanks Sushma Swaraj for Father Tom’s rescue

    Church thanks Sushma Swaraj for Father Tom’s rescue

    The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India has lauded the role of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in securing the release of Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Kerala priest abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen in March 2016. The priest was released on September 12 and the Minister tweeted on Saturday a letter written to her …

    September 16, 2017