Catholic church

4 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Ouagadougou [Burkina Faso]: At least four people lost their lives after a group of heavily armed individuals attacked a Catholic church i...Read More

Report sex abuse claims, says Pope Francis

Report sex abuse claims, says Pope Francis

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Friday issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for Vatican personnel and Holy See diplomats that requires...Read More

Convicted French cardinal Philippe Barbarin to tender resignation to Pope Francis             

Convicted French cardinal Philippe Barbarin to tender resignation to Pope Francis             

Vatican City: French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who received a six-month suspended jail sentence for failing to report sex abuse by a pr...Read More

Pope Francis compares child sex abuse to human sacrifice

Vatican City: Pope Francis on Sunday compared the sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice as he addressed the Catholic Church’s top b...Read More

Compensation for sex abuse victims: Bishops

Compensation for sex abuse victims: Bishops

Paris: Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church...Read More

Sex abuse summit: World bishops head to Vatican

Sex abuse summit: World bishops head to Vatican

Vatican City: Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave...Read More

Kerala priest gets 20-year’s rigorous imprisonment for raping girl

Thalassery: A former vicar of a Catholic church near here was on Saturday sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping and i...Read More

Pope Francis admits priests, bishops in Catholic Church sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis admits priests, bishops in Catholic Church sexually abused nuns

Aboard Papal Plane: Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday that priests and bishops in the Catholic Church had sexually abused nuns.

Ujjain: Catholic Church to celebrate Golden Jubilee

Ujjain: Catholic Church to celebrate Golden Jubilee

Catholic Church, the diocese of Ujjain will complete 50th foundation year. To mark this occasion 3 days long celebration programmes will ...Read More

All Souls’ Day: Time to pray for ancestors

Catholic Church Indore observed All Souls’ Day with special prayers, alms-giving and fasting for their ancestors. Christians gathered in ...Read More

Pope Francis accepts embattled American archbishop’s resignation

Pope Francis accepts embattled American archbishop’s resignation

Washington: Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington, ending weeks of moun...Read More

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Nowhere to worship: Crackdown bedevils China’s Catholics

Puyang : A government sign outside a Catholic church in central China warns children are not allowed to attend mass. “Illegal” churches a...Read More

Pope seeks global help for Kerala

Vatican City : Pope Francis on Sunday called for solidarity and help from the international community for people affected by flooding in ...Read More

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Cops tell court that Bishop raped nun for 2 years

Kerala Nun Rape Case: Cops tell court that Bishop raped nun for 2 years

Kerala police questioned a priest for 5 hours in Jalandhar, he was accused for raping a nun. The questioning which began Monday night con...Read More

US: ‘Weeping statue of Virgin Mary’ inside Catholic Church attracts worldwide attention

US: ‘Weeping statue of Virgin Mary’ inside Catholic Church attracts worldwide attention

New Mexico: A 7-foot tall bronze statue of the Virgin Mary inside a Catholic church in New Mexico appeared to be weeping, the Church lead...Read More

Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto: What else will I talk? Elections and government concerns us

Mumbai: The Archbishop of Delhi has now tried to defend himself in regards with the circular he had issued in which he urged Catholics of...Read More

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Reformist pope Paul VI to be made a saint, says Vatican

Vatican City : Pope Paul VI, who oversaw the sweeping “Vatican II” reforms of the Catholic Church in the 1960s, will soon be made a saint...Read More

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Pope appeals for ‘decisive’ measures to end refugee crisis, avoids ‘Rohingyas’

Dhaka : Pope Francis on Thursday appealed to the international community to take “decisive measures” to address the plight of tens of tho...Read More

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Pope Francis denounces porn and corruption of kids’ minds, bodies

Vatican City : Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better prot...Read More

Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex charges

Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex charges

Melbourne: The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis made his first court appearance in Austr...Read More