- Dec 7, 2019
Holy Week got off to a bumpy start this year in one part of India when Father Thomas Rajamanikam of St. Joseph’s Church in Indore rode a donkey in the annual Palm Sunday procession.
A seminar to discuss the trafficking of poor and rural girls was co-sponsored by the Vatican’s mission to the United Nations in New York on March 13 in New York.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay, Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro – the Apostolic Nuncio to India – and 33 bishops from all over India celebrated Mass to mark the 5th anniversary of the election of Pope Francis.
A Catholic hospital in India was attacked by a mob on March 12, leading to the destruction of the institution’s water and power supply. Several nurses were also injured in the attack.
A religious house of the Sister Disciples of the Divine Master in the Archdiocese of Bombay hosted a 24-hour Eucharistic adoration in response to Pope Francis’s call “to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration.”
The top court in southern India’s Kerala state has asked police to investigate allegations of breach of trust involving Cardinal George Alencherry.