- Dec 14, 2019
India’s top Catholic prelate says he is raising the issue of a bishop accused of raping a nun with officials at the Vatican.
The religious congregation of the nun who has accused a bishop in India of raping her has sided with the bishop, calling him an “innocent soul.”
As flood waters in India’s southwestern state of Kerala recede, Catholic aid agencies are helping provide aid materials to those affected by the disaster.
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a “delightful gentleman” and the Church in India will mourn him, says the president of the country’s Bishops’ conference.
Catholics in India are planning on marking Prison Ministry Sunday by reminding prisoners that they “are not alone.”
India’s parliament has passed a law allowing the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls younger than 12, but Catholic Church officials expressed doubt that it will curb increasing sexual violence against children across the country.