Catholic Bishops' Conference of India Archives - Crux



  • Catholic archbishop leads interfaith service to mark anniversary of Gandhi’s birth

    Catholic archbishop leads interfaith service to mark anniversary of Gandhi’s birth

    Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Bhopal said the reason he organized an interfaith event marking the day of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth is because the “father of India” preached non-violence and constantly spoke about unity, peace and harmony in society. Incidents of harassment against Christians have increased over the past few months in India, with various Christians being detained or arrested for “attempted conversion,” and places of worship being vandalized.

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  • Bishops of India meet with nation’s new president

    Bishops of India meet with nation’s new president

    Catholic Bishops in India told new president, Ram Nath Kovind, the Christian community, though a small minority, has always served the country and will continue to serve the county in health care, education and other areas, in particular, serving the poorest of the poor and the marginalized.

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  • Amid hardships, Christians in Pakistan and India mark 70 years of independence

    Amid hardships, Christians in Pakistan and India mark 70 years of independence

    From the beginning of their independence from Britain, both Pakistan and India have promised to respect the rights of religious minorities, and recognize the equal citizenship of the believers of all faiths. After 70 years, both countries have struggled to fulfill that promise, but Christians living on the subcontinent are proud of their contributions to their societies.

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