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Pope Francis appoints first African-American cardinal to make the Roman Catholic Church more inclusive
By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Vatican City
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 08:51 AM IST
To make the Roman Catholic Church more inclusive, transparent and more focused on defending the most vulnerable members of society after his death, Pope Francis created 13 new cardinals on Saturday including the first African-American
By Reuters | Vatican city
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:21 PM IST
At his Sunday address in St. Peter’s Square, Francis said the pandemic made many people reflect on their relationship with the environment. The square reopened to the public a month ago and Italy’s last travel restrictions were lifted on June 3.
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 10:30 PM IST
As the nation celebrated Republic Day on Sunday, the Preamble to the Constitution was read out after the ‘service’ at 65 Roman Catholic churches in Kolkata and its adjoining districts of Hooghly, Howrah, North and South 24-Parganas.
By Agence France-Presse | Jeusalem
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 07:41 PM IST
The altercation flared when Israeli police and domestic security agents pushed past the French detail and were first to enter the Church of Saint Anne, which is French territory under international treaties.
By Agence France-Presse | Vatican City
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:26 AM IST
The Argentinian also emphasized “unconditional” love, in a year that has seen the Pope move to combat silence surrounding paedophilia in the Roman Catholic church.
By Ramesh Babu | Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Sister Lucy Kalapura had published poems, purchased a car and took part in a protest against a rape accused former bishop of Jalandhar diocese.
By Yesha Kotak | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Gracias along with Maulana Mahmood Madani, the general secretary of Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind (body of Islamic scholars), also issued a joint statement condemning the terror attacks in Sri Lanka.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Change poll date as it clashes with holy day: Catholics to Election Commission
By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 08:18 AM IST
In another letter, the Archbishop of Roman Catholic Church of Bombay has asked the pastors to vote for a party that “promotes communal harmony a spirit of national integration through inter-religious dialogue and understanding.”
By Agence France-Presse | Vatican City
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 06:24 PM IST
The sexual abuse of minors was “a widespread phenomenon in all cultures and societies,” Francis said, and he slammed those priests who prey on children as “tools of Satan”.
By Press Trust of India | Kottayam (Kerala)
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2019 10:39 PM IST
The nuns on Saturday had joined ‘Save our Sisters’ forum to stage a protest against the transfer orders issued by the congregation.
By HT Correspondent | Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2019 11:41 PM IST
An e-mail was sent to the five nuns, who are staying with the survivor nun, by apostolic administrator of Jalandhar diocese Bishop Angelo Gracias, one of the nuns said in Kottayam on Saturday.
Kerala nun rape: Jalandhar police’s role in the case limited, says police commissioner Praveen Kumar Sinha
By Asian News International | Asian News International, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 08:45 AM IST
The commissioner said they have no direct role to play in the case and are only facilitating the probe for the Kerala Police.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 04:24 PM IST
The nun has written a seven-page letter dated September 8 to the Apostolic Nunciature-- the representative of the Holy See in India--appealing for justice.
By Yesha Kotak | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2018 12:50 AM IST
An e-mail has been doing rounds on social media which speaks about the role of Roman Catholic Church in demanding a separate religion status for Lingayats