Jharkhand’s selective FCRA probe questioned

Jharkhand’s selective FCRA probe questioned

Faced with undue harassment by income tax officials and other state agencies for nearly a year now, the Church organizations could take it no longer.  Last fortnight,a  delegation of Church run institutions met the  Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, and complained that the state administration had been indulging in a “selective” probe into overseas funds received […]

फादर अलोसियुस सीकेरा 1928-2019

फादर अलोसियुस सीकेरा 1928-2019

पटना महाधर्मप्रांत के पुरोहितों में सबसे उम्रदराज पुरोहित के निधन से कैथलिक समुदाय एवं लोकधर्मियों में शोक का माहौल व्याप्त पटना,25 मई। प्रेरणा भवन, सेवा केन्द्र के परिसर में है । यहां पर पटना महाधर्मप्रांत के पुरोहितों के साथ वयोवृद्ध पुरोहित भी रहे हैं। उन पुरोहितों में सबसे अधिक उम्रदराज पुरोहित हैं अलोसियुस सीकेरा। कल […]

Sri Lanka mourns as investigation into deadly blast continues

Sri Lanka mourns as investigation into deadly blast continues

And again, Sri Lanka is numbed by explosions. This time it’s a shootout between Sri Lanka’s army troop and Islamic militants; a fierce gun battle erupted between them on Friday evening in Sainthamaruthu in Ampara, to the south of the town of Batticaloa, site of one of the Easter Sunday blasts at three churches and […]

Fight against the terrorism: Sri Lanka bomb blast

Fight against the terrorism: Sri Lanka bomb blast

Sir Easter Sunday bomb blasts at three churches and four hotels in Sri Lanka was a terrible bomb blast. It killed more than 310 people and wounded at least 500 innocents. This attack affected not only to Christians or Sri Lanka but to the entire world. The entire world is mourning with this grief. What […]

Mourning Easter

Mourning Easter

Amid the celebration of Easter, a series of bombing left Sri Lanka stunned. As it was a special day people came into large masses and also from villages afar. More than 320 were killed in this deadliest attack with at least 500 wounded. The blast targeted three churches and four hotels that are St. Anthony’s […]

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 […]

Garo Song Krittan: unique festival

TURA (Meghalaya) – Praising the Lord in song and dance is a unique Garo way to mark the end of the Christmas Festivities and welcome the New Year, according to local newspaper reports. The Garo Hills bade adieu to the festive season with more than 15,000 people gathering on the Bangsi Apal School playground for […]

Celebrating the Word that Transforms: Bihar Bible Mahotsav

Celebrating the Word that Transforms: Bihar Bible Mahotsav

PATNA (OCTOBER 16): The Transforming and liberating Word is at the heart of a celebration that has drawn some 3000 Catholics from different parts of Bihar to  a three day Bible Mahotsav at Queen of Apostles’ Church, Kurji, in Patna, the state capital. The festival is one of the first major events in a year- […]

To know the Bible is to know Jesus: Bible Mahotsav 2018

To know the Bible is to know Jesus: Bible Mahotsav 2018

Excitement, wonder and a sense of joyful worship  was evident at the inaugural day of the Patna Archdiocesan Bible Festival, the Bible Mahotsav. The three- day long event will feature sermons, prayer, Holy mass, singing, cultural events, and a quiz, all based on the Bible. The first Grand event of the year long Patna Archdiocesan […]

पटना महाधर्मप्रान्तीय बाइबिल महोत्सव: धर्मग्रन्थ में शान्ति एवं सदभाव का समारोह

पटना महाधर्मप्रान्तीय बाइबिल महोत्सव: धर्मग्रन्थ में शान्ति एवं सदभाव का समारोह

पटना (बिहार): दिनांक 15 अक्टूबर (सोमवार) को पूरे बिहार मे ईसाई प्रतिनिधि एवं प्रतिभागी लगभग तीन हजार की संख्या में कुर्जी स्थित ‘ प्रेरितों की महारानी ईश मंदिर गिरजाघर’ के परिसर मे एकत्रित होने जा रहे है। पिछले वर्ष पटना के महाधर्माध्यक्ष विलियम डिसूजा, ये.स. ने इस वर्ष को बाइबिल वर्ष  धोषित किया था। त्रिदिवसीय […]

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

Catholic priests undergo trial by Media for Malankara rite ‘scandal’

A few TV channels in India have started a media trial of five priests belonging to the Orthodox Syrian rite, who have been accused of blackmailing a woman for sex. Amid the noise, and the sensation of finally finding some Christian ‘Wolves in Sheep’s clothing preying upon their Flock’, as usual, most TV channels aren’t […]

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