- Apr 9, 2020
As the number of positive tests for coronavirus in India topped 150, members of the Missionaries of Charity – the order founded by St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta to serve the poorest of the poor – are working to keep those cared for in their institutions safe.
In honor of the centenary of the birth of Indian Cardinal Simon Pimenta, the Archdiocese of Bombay will be opening a pastor center in the Raigad deanery, which is home to several Scheduled Tribes, a historically marginalized people.
The World Day of the Sick is a day “to be in solidarity with the suffering” of those who are ill and infirm, according to Bishop Allwyn D’Silva, auxiliary of the Archdiocese of Bombay.
An annual Advent campaign in Mumbai is focused on children this year, with a special emphasis on protecting their rights.
Catholic churches and institutions in flood-hit Mumbai opened their doors to accommodate thousands of people stranded in the city by heavy rain and flooded streets.
A court in India has told police to not take any further action against Cardinal Oswald Gracias of the Archdiocese of Bombay and two of his auxiliary bishops in a case where they are accused of not informing the authorities of an abuse accusation against a priest.