- Dec 8, 2019
Several nuns serving women and girls in conflict areas have said that in their view, while seeking greater recognition and leadership in the Catholic Church is important, women’s empowerment is more than simply trying to move up, but is about encouragement at the local level.
When receiving his pallium from the papal representative to India, Archbishop Elias Gonsalves said it was a reminder that he must take upon his shoulders the suffering and pain of people, and also remain united with the pope and the teachings of the Church.
A pastor in the Diocese of Oakland and a visiting archbishop from India were killed Oct. 10 in a traffic accident in California. Another priest traveling in the car with them was injured in the crash.
The High Court of Jharkhand state granted provisional bail to a Missionaries of Charity nun jailed on allegations of child trafficking 15 months ago.
There are still areas in which the Jesuits can work to protect the environment in India, according to a member of the order.
Watching what’s happening in his country today, Archbishop Felix Machado of Vasai, India, believes the need for real conversation with the Hindu majority is more urgent than ever.