George Alencherry

  • Even an Indian can become pope, says Cardinal George Alencherry March 17, 2013

    Cardinal George Alencherry said the Church was already open to the reality of electing a pope that was outside Europe. ...
  • Kochi: Punish the guilty, says Cardinal Alencherry February 22, 2012

    Kochi: Cardinal Mar George Alencherry issued a press statement on Wednesday after an alleged remark by him on the fishermen deaths sparked a controversy. The Cardinal said, "The report of the Italian press agency is wrong. The agency removed the report and expressed their apology for the mistake. I have...
  • Fishermen deaths: Italy lobbies through the Vatican February 22, 2012

    Kochi: Italy is apparently not only engaging diplomatically with Kerala over the killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian navy guards, but also working the Catholic channels through the Vatican to secure their release from custody. Indian Cardinal George Alencherry, who was recently ordained in Rome, has now been dragged into...
  • Indian cardinal caught in fishermen deaths row February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The row over the alleged killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian naval guards has escalated. Italy is not only engaging diplomatically, but also working the Catholic channels through the Vatican to secure the release of the two guards accused of killing two Indian fishermen, according to reports. Indian...
  • Indian cardinal caught in fishermen deaths row: Reports February 22, 2012

    A report claimed that Indian cardinal George Alencherry had appealed to the Kerala govt not to 'precipitate action'. ...
  • Kerala elated as Alencherry ordained cardinal February 20, 2012

    Kochi: Catholics in Kerala were elated as Mar George Alencherry, the Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly diocese of the Syro-Malabar Church, was on Saturday ordained a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Many of the Catholics, who form 50 per cent of the over seven million Christians in Kerala, were glued...
  • Indian among Pope's 'princes of the Church' January 6, 2012

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict, putting his stamp on the future of Roman Catholicism, named 22 new cardinals on Friday, the red-hatted "princes of the Church" who are his closest aides and will one day choose his successor. One of the most prominent on the list is Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of...