- Jan 25, 2020
India’s Supreme Court has allowed the government to control the appointment of teachers in educational institutions run by religious minorities, a ruling church leaders say violates their right to manage such institutions.
A Catholic bishop in southern India has dismissed allegations of being a womanizer and fathering two children; he says the claims are a retaliatory response from priests opposed to his administrative reforms.
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.
An Indian cardinal who faces multiple investigations for allegedly selling church land and incurring a multimillion-dollar loss has been cleared by his fellow bishops even though the Vatican has yet to rule on the case.
A financial controversy involving an Indian cardinal has taken another turn after his archdiocese demanded a federal investigation into allegedly fake documents it said are aimed at defaming him.
In the Diocese of Vasai of India, more than 200 people are expected to be received into the Church through baptism.