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Bosnians bury kin found in wartime mass grave

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 05:14

Bosnian families today buried the remains of 283 Muslims and one Roman Catholic Croat who were killed at the start of the Bosnian war of 1992-95.

Narendra Modi `a servant of God`: Kerala Catholic Journal

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 17:01

Popular Christian publication Sunday Shalom has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as `a servant of God` and termed his victory in Lok Sabha elections as God’s decision.

Pope promises `solutions` to priestly celibacy: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:08

Pope Francis promised "solutions" to the issue of priestly celibacy in an interview on Sunday, but was quickly refuted by the Vatican.

Pope begs forgiveness for `sacrilegious cult` of Church sexual abuse

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:27

Pope apologises for "sacrilegious cult" of Church``s sexual abuse

Pope meets sex abuse victims for first time

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:36

Pope Francis met clerical sex abuse victims for the first time Monday, amid criticism that he has been slow to deal with a scandal hugely damaging to the Catholic Church.

Ex-Vatican envoy defrocked for sex abuse

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 18:46

The Vatican`s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been convicted of sex abuse by a church tribunal and defrocked pending further criminal proceedings in the first case of its kind.

Roast pigs and mudbaths mark colourful Philippine festivals

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:17

Roast pigs decked out as superheroes and mud-coated farmers paraded in separate Philippine villages Tuesday in two of the mainly Catholic nation`s most colourful religious festivals.

Priest killed, another injured in US shooting

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 03:54

Police were hunting on Thursday a gunman or gunmen who killed one priest and injured another at a Catholic church in Arizona.

Jayalalithaa condoles death of Cardinal Lourdusamy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 14:00

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday condoled the death of Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, saying he was a "pillar of the Catholic community".

Irish church under fire over children`s mass grave

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 05:32

The Catholic Church in Ireland is facing fresh accusations of child neglect after a researcher found records for 796 young children believed to be buried in a mass grave beside a former orphanage for the children of unwed mothers.

Hundreds of thousands of evangelicals march in Rio

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 04:11

Hundreds of thousands of evangelical Christians held a "March for Jesus" Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, a show of their churches` growing heft in the world`s largest Roman Catholic country.

Congress takes on Parrikar, backs Catholic priest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:40

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