South Africa: Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday

South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu marked his 84th birthday on Wednesday with one of his first public appearances since being hospitalized for a persistent infection.

Vatican child sex abuse trial halted

 The trial of a former archbishop charged with child sex offences was adjourned on Saturday after the defendant fell ill hours before he was due to appear in court at the Vatican.

Desmond Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into South Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations` refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country. 

Vatican official investigated for embezzlement: reports

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, a Vatican official, is under investigation by Italian prosecutors on suspicion of embezzlement and price fixing during the sale of an historic castle, according to media reports Wednesday.

Archbishop unhappy over the pace of nun gang-rape probe

With the persons involved in the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent school in Nadia district still at large, the Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza on Monday expressed his unhappiness over the ongoing probe into the incident.

Holy items damaged in Nadia convent school attack: Archbishop

Miscreants ransacked the chapel and holy items kept in it at the Convent school in Nadia, where an elderly nun was allegedly gangraped, Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza said on Saturday.

Good Governance Day on Christmas: Delhi Archbishop not happy

Delhi Archbishop Anil Couto on Monday expressed anguish over reports that CBSE-affiliated schools have been asked to observe 'Good Governance Day' on Christmas.

Vatican arrests former archbishop on paedophilia charges

The Vatican on Tuesday arrested a former archbishop accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic, the first-ever arrest inside the city state on charges of paedophilia. 

Narendra Modi appeasing minorities: Hindu leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with Goa’s Archbishop this month is proof of his “minority appeasement”, a leader of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti said.

Archbishop denies inappropriately touching minor

The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is stepping aside from public ministry after an allegation that he touched an underage male.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to attend Nelson Mandela burial

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu would attend anti-apartheid icon`s funeral, after earlier saying he had cancelled his trip because he was not invited to his old friend`s burial.

WB ragging case: Police forced principal to resign, alleges Archbishop

The police had turned a blind eye when the vandalism was going on at the missionary school, Archbishop Thomas D`Souza, on Monday alleged.

Bishop prays for Nelson Mandela`s ‘peaceful, perfect end`

As the South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela remains critically ill in a Pretoria hospital, Archbishop of Cape Town prayed for Madiba, asking for a "a quiet night and a peaceful, perfect, end".

New Archbishop of Canterbury enthroned

The new archbishop of Canterbury was formally enthroned on Thursday and questions about the Church of England`s opposition tosame-sex marriage greeted his promotion.

Archbishop of Bhopal in dock over complaint by priest

A local court has ordered registration of a case against the Archbishop of Bhopal and two others for allegedly conspiring to make a priest mentally unsound by administering drugs.

Archbishop of Canterbury to step down

Williams, who was appointed to the post in 2002, will step down at the end of December and take up his new role in January.

New Guwahati Archbishop

Reverend John Moolachira will be
the new Archbishop of Guwahati Diocese and will take charge on
March 4.

Goa Archbishop gets time to appeal against summons

Goa Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao, who failed to appear before a local court today as a witness in connection with a trespassing case, got a relief to appeal against the summons on him in the High Court.

Karnataka: Church supports Lokpal Bill says Archbishop

Coming out against corruption, the
Karnataka Region Catholics Bishop Council said that the Church welcomed the proposed Lok Pal Bill and expressed the
hope that it would cover all sections of people.

Goa archbishop quotes from Vedas in pre-New Year address

Goa archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao has quoted extensively from the Sama Veda, an ancient Hindu scripture, in his pre-New Year address to underline the importance of "unity of mankind".