• Historic “plague cross” destroyed by officials in India

    Historic “plague cross” destroyed by officials in India

    • May 2, 2017

    The Archbishop of Bombay, Cardinal Oswald Gracias has called the destruction of a historic roadside cross in Mumbai “deeply disturbing.” The city’s Bandra neighborhood is known for these so-called “plague crosses,” built during the late 19th century, which dot city streets and especially the entrances of villages.

  • Archdiocese of Bombay honors those who help alcoholics

    Archdiocese of Bombay honors those who help alcoholics

    • Apr 5, 2017

    “We alcoholics have been graced with a new life, through the gift of sobriety, so freely and compassionately bestowed upon us by our loving God.” This was the response from the director of an anti-alcoholism facility in Mumbai, which won an award for its work from the Archdiocese of Bombay.

  • Another Pope Francis bishop is named in India

    Another Pope Francis bishop is named in India

    • Jan 15, 2017

    “Care for Creation” will be my Episcopal motto,” Father Allwyn D’Silva told Crux and added that “My appointment is a recognition of the Church for justice and environment issues.” D’Silva is preparing for his new job as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Bombay.