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Dec 15, 2016
Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability, admits Indian Catholic ChurchA policy document released by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) contained admissions of the Indian Catholic Church accepting for the first time in history that Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability
Dec 13, 2016
Idukki bishop's anti-birth control remark sparks outrage; rationalists term it anti-democraticThe bishop had also come out against inter-faith marriages and delaying of marriage by youths. He termed inter-caste marriages 'against Christianity' and urged the faithful to resist the government's attempts to promote them.
Nov 28, 2016
Demonetisation: Why send I-T notice to only Goa Catholic Church, what about other religious entities?To suddenly demand data about how much the Catholic Church in Goa held in demonetised notes on 8 November under section 133(6) of the Income Tax act and also all its affiliates is pretty much out of line.
Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priestsPope Francis has extended the power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors in most parts of the world
Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.
Nov 17, 2016
Why nuns are silent about sexual abuse within the Catholic church in India: It's never taken seriouslyEvidently, Kulapuram was onto something — and it’s across denominations, nor confined just to the Catholic church
Nov 02, 2016
All Saints' Day: A truly hallowed tradition celebrates the dead and the livingAt least 16 European countries with a strong Catholic history observe 1 November as All Saints' Day, an official holiday, that closes offices and schools, including Spain, Lithuania, Belgium, Austria and France.
Oct 06, 2016
Poland parliament rejects abortion ban even as thousands of women stage massive protestsThe vote came after tens of thousands of black-clad women protested across Poland on Monday, as solidarity demonstrations sprang up in European capitals including Berlin, London and Paris.
Sep 28, 2016
Rent a priest: Former priests offer platform to Catholics who've drifted away from churchThe 'rent a priest' service is part of a move by the former priests to establish an open church as a common platform for themselves as well as those who have fallen off the mainstream of the Church due to various reasons.
Sep 03, 2016
What's canonisation and why would Mother Teresa become a saint: All you need to knowAs the sainthood for the widely-beloved Roman Catholic nun, Mother Teresa, will be declared by the Vatican on Sunday, here is what all you should know about the canonisation process.