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Missing Bangladesh Catholic priest found safe

Missing Bangladesh Catholic priest found safe

Walter William Rosario, a 40-year-old priest and school headmaster, went missing on Monday from a village in northern Bangladesh where suspected Islamist extremists last year hacked a Catholic grocer to death.

Dec 02, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: V K Singh

No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: V K Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs Gen V K Singh on Wednesday said no ransom was paid for the release of Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to take up with PM Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Catholic priest

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to take up with PM Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Catholic priest

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said he will take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of kidnapped Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil, who is at an undisclosed location in Yemen.

May 25, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Kerala priest stabbed by Italian in Melbourne; out of danger

A Catholic priest from Kerala was attacked by an Italian on Sunday when the former was leading the Sunday mass in a Melbourne church.

Mar 19, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

Kerala HC orders four accused to surrender in Catholic priest rape case

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed a Catholic priest, two nuns and another woman, to surrender within five days to the police in connection with the rape of a minor, allegedly by a Catholic parish vicar.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Have you heard this Kerala priest's shocker against women? Watch viral video

Have you heard this Kerala priest's shocker against women? Watch viral video

While addressing a Christian convention, Father Sharlom said that he often wonders, "Why is that thing (women) even in church?"

Mar 01, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
Kerala Catholic priest arrested for raping 17-year-old girl

Kerala Catholic priest arrested for raping 17-year-old girl

A Catholic priest in Kerala was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl, who subsequently gave birth to a baby boy, police said.

Feb 28, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Kerala court sentences Catholic priest to 'double rigorous imprisonment for life' for raping minor girl

Kerala court sentences Catholic priest to 'double rigorous imprisonment for life' for raping minor girl

A Ernakulam court on Thursday sentenced a Catholic priest, attached to the Lourdes Matha Church, to double life-term for raping a 14-year-old girl several times.

Dec 09, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Delhi HC dismisses Catholic priest's plea against extradition to US

The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea against an extradition order by Catholic priest Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul, who was accused of molesting a child in the US in 2004.

Sep 16, 2014, 18:49 PM IST

Congress takes on Parrikar, backs Catholic priest

The Congress Thursday attacked Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for accusing a Gujarat-based Catholic priest of spreading religious intolerance.

May 29, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Syrian video shows Catholic priest beheaded by militants

A video has been released on the internet that shows a Catholic priest and two other people being beheaded by Islamist militants in Syria.

Jun 29, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

HC upholds arrest of priest charged with abusing girl in US

The Madras High Court has upheld the arrest of a Catholic priest from Tamil Nadu, charged with abusing a minor girl in the US, facilitating his extradition to face justice in that country.

Jun 28, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

Tainted catholic priest surrenders before Kerala police

Father Jaison Kollannur and three other KCYM activists on Saturday surrendered before police in connection with a human trafficking case.

Jan 19, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Gay marriage plan undemocratic: UK`s top priest

The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Britain has described the government`s plans for gay marriage as undemocratic and a "shambles".

Dec 26, 2012, 19:10 PM IST

Barton may quit football to become Catholic priest

QPR captain also wants to be an anger management counsellor.

Nov 22, 2011, 14:53 PM IST

Priest arrested on charge of sexual assault on boy

Child abuse controversies have rocked the Catholic Church in the United States in the last decade.

Nov 22, 2011, 12:47 PM IST

China detains Vatican-backed Catholic priest

Last week, the Beijing-backed church said it wanted to ordain at least 40 bishops "without delay".

Jun 30, 2011, 13:46 PM IST

British ex-priest found guilty of child abuse

A British ex-priest was jailed
for 21 years for a campaign of sexual abuse against young boys
over more than two decades.

Oct 22, 2010, 23:58 PM IST

Goa Catholic priest opposes offshore casinos near village

A local Roman Catholic priest Tuesday opposed the Goa government`s controversial move to relocate offshore casinos, presently anchored in the Mandovi river off here, further inland.

Sep 21, 2010, 14:12 PM IST