Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

Human Trafficking Victims: 21st Century Calvary …

The suffering of the victims of human trafficking are the crucifixes of the 21st century, and Pope Francis will lead the traditional Way of the Cross in an extension of the Calvary of Jesus. Jesus is crucified every time cruelty and dehumanization is inflicted on a another human being- and the horrors inflicted by traffickers […]

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

Suffering of trafficked at the heart of Pope’s Holy Week

The curse of human trafficking and the great suffering of its victims will be at the heart of Holy Week 2019. Sister Eugenia Bonetti, the president of ‘Slaves No More’, has been entrusted by Pope Francis to write the reflections for the traditional Way of the Cross on Good Friday. (April 19) Starting April 14 […]

Changing Good Friday holiday challenged in Supreme Court

Changing Good Friday holiday challenged in Supreme Court

Catholics have challenged in Supreme Court the decision of two federally ruled territories to cancel traditional Good Friday holiday, making it restricted holiday. The administrations in the western Indian territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu have moved Good Friday from the list of public holidays to restricted holidays when staff have […]

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

Pope’s New Law : Dismissal for Desertion

This April, a new law enacted by Pope Francis will be applicable across the Catholic Church all over the world. Pope Francis has amended canon law to create a new mechanism for dismissing a religious who has deserted their community. Under the new law, promulgated by the Pope in an apostolic letter issued “motu proprio,” […]

Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

Action packed year ahead for Patna Catholics …

It will be an action packed year for the Catholic community in the state of Bihar as the Archdiocese of Patna rolls out a series of events and activities to mark its first 100 years. After a scintillating three day Bible ‘mega-fest’ in October last year, that followed the rather simple and low-key inauguration of […]

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे।

पापा (पोप) फ्राँसिस की सालगिरह पर महत्वपूर्ण बातों पर एक झलक

6 साल पहले , आज का दिन, यानि 13 मार्च को Pope फ्रांसिस ने कैथॉलिक कलिसिया का परम धर्माध्यक्ष चुना गया। काथलिक कलीसिया के परमाध्यक्ष संत पापा फ्राँसिस 13 मार्च को अपने परमाध्यक्षीय काल के 6 साल पूरा करेंगे। संत पापा चुने जाने की छटवीं सालगिराह तक संत पापा फ्राँसिस ने कई महत्वपूर्ण अंतरराष्ट्रीय यात्राएँ […]

Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

The Catholics of Patna and Bihar celebrate 100 years of the Catholic community’s contribution to the development of Bihar, and give thanks to the Lord for providing them the numerous opportunities to be of service to others. To be a Christian means to live a life of love, because God is Love, and the way […]

Kurji Parish prepares for Patna Diocese Centenary

Kurji Parish prepares for Patna Diocese Centenary

It’s an eventful November for Patna’s Kurji Parish. After a remarkable Christ the King procession at on Sunday (the 25th), Bihar’s most populous parish prepares to play host to the Papal Nuncio and several bishops this week. It’s going to be an evening to remember, according to sources close to Kurji Parish Priest Raymond Cherubim SJ, […]

Patna’s ‘Sister Dorothy’ honoured for promoting Constitution

Presentation Sister Dorothy Fernandes, working in Bihar, was honoured for promoting democratic and republic characteristics of the Indian Constitution on Monday November 26. Catholics of Patna know her as a person with a strong commitment for the poor and disempowered. She received the award “Neelkanth Samman”  on November 26, the Constitution Day, at Mavlankar Hall […]

Poland remembers, mourns its ‘oldest nun’

Was she the oldest nun in the world? We don’t know for sure. But without a doubt, Sister Cecylia Maria was one who made a world of difference for so many people and their families. A Polish nun who was believed to be the oldest nun in the world and was recognized as a rescuer […]

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