- Jan 18, 2020
India’s leading cardinal has called the country’s controversial Citizen Amendment Act “a cause of great anxiety for all citizens.”
As India continued to experience violent protests against a controversial citizenship law, Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai said citizenship should never be based on a person’s religion.
An annual Advent campaign in Mumbai is focused on children this year, with a special emphasis on protecting their rights.
The role of women in Church served as the major theme at Wednesday’s Vatican press briefing.
India’s former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj was a “great Indian,” according to Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India.
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.