CATHOLIC

  • Christians elated as Pope confers sainthood on two Catholics from Kerala November 23, 2014

    Two Kerala born Catholics have been declared saints today. Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Saint Euphrasia were conferred sainthood by Pope Francis at the Vatican. ...
  • Pope Francis urges atheists to join forces with believers December 26, 2013

    Pope Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Roman Catholic leader, on Wednesday called on atheists to unite with believers of all religions and work for "a homemade peace" that can spread across the world. ...
  • Watch: How the Vatican Conclave elects the pope March 12, 2013

    The papal conclave is going on and it's one of the oldest electoral traditions - rich in symbolism and secrets. ...
  • Vatican to elect new pope on Wednesday, 115 cardinals to cast vote March 12, 2013

    One hundred and fifteen cardinals from around the world hold the future of the Catholic Church in their hands. ...
  • Scotland's Archbishop resigns amidst charges of sexual abuse February 26, 2013

    A top Scottish cleric has resigned amid allegations that he sexually abused four trainee priests in the 1980s. ...
  • Father Joseph: religious profiling cause of concern April 15, 2011

    Father Babu Joseph spokesperson of the Catholic Bishop's Conference said that if there is religious profiling in any state it is serious concern for the entire community. It should also be a cause for attention by the Central Government. ...
  • Double treat: Photographer's images, writer's words November 5, 2009

    How often do you get a top most photographer and a bestselling author working together for the same project. What's on offer is a photography book by Prabuddha Das Gupta with a spl essay by William Dalrymple on the Catholics of Goa. ...