- Apr 7, 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.
A leading Catholic human rights activist in India is calling on the nation’s bishops to be “prophetic” as the country faces what is “the most critical phase of her history.”
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.