• Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen returns home, meets Modi

    Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen returns home, meets Modi

    • Sep 28, 2017

    Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who spent 18 months in captivity in Yemen, has finally arrived home in India. The priest was released two weeks ago, and has been recovering in Rome. Upon his arrival, Uzhunnalil met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • India bishops meet ruling party leader for a “casual visit”

    India bishops meet ruling party leader for a “casual visit”

    • Jun 3, 2017

    The leader of India’s ruling Hindu-nationalist party met with Christian leaders in Kerala, the state with the largest Hindu population, in an effort to broaden the appeal of the party beyond its Hindu base. However, the meeting was reported not to have discussed any national political issues concerning the country’s Christian minority.