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Rape accused Jalandhar bishop Franco Mulakkal relieved from duty by Pope

The Pope appointed Bishop Emeritus of Archdiocese of Bombay Agnelo Rufino Gracias as Apostolic administrator of the diocese of Jalandhar.

20 Sep 2018 5:29 PM

Mystic Mantra: Flying high

Yogis have long been levitating after mastering pranayamas that make their bodies lose grossness, defying gravitational pulls.

18 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Church must act to save its fair name

Unbiased probes to establish the truth would be a start, much as it will in the case of Bishop Mulakkal.

16 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on sexual abuse scandals

The Vatican hasn’t responded to the accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, but has promised 'clarifications'.

13 Sep 2018 2:39 PM

Pope to meet US Church leaders after abuse cover-up claim

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, will attend the meeting.

12 Sep 2018 3:10 PM

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Vatican rolls back on remarks of Pope Francis on psychiatric help for gay children

Pope Francis added that ignoring a child who showed homosexual tendencies was an 'error of fatherhood or motherhood'.

28 Aug 2018 11:19 AM

In Ireland, Pope sets Church in a new direction

Ostensibly, Pope Francis’ historic two-day visit was to attend the triennial Festival of Families in Dublin.

28 Aug 2018 12:45 AM

A contrite Pope sets an example

Reports published in the US point to 300 Pennsylvania priests abusing over 1,000 children in the last seven decades.

28 Aug 2018 12:33 AM

Pope declines to comment on letter saying he ignored sexual abuse claims

'Pope Francis knew from at least June 23, 2013, that McCarrick was a serial predator. He knew that he was corrupt,' wrote Vigano.

27 Aug 2018 8:40 AM

Pope Francis 'begs for God's forgiveness' for church sexual abuse scandal

Irish PM Leo Varadkar on Saturday directly urged the pope to take action against abuses and ensure justice for victims worldwide.

26 Aug 2018 4:50 PM

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Pope Francis on sex abuse: 'We showed no care for the little ones'

Pope begged forgiveness for pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in any effort to root out abuse and cover-up.

20 Aug 2018 5:17 PM

Pope calls on international community to help flood victims in Kerala

Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.

19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

Australian archbishop begins home detention over sex abuse cover-up

The court allowed Philip Wilson to serve his detention at home after assessment by authorities due to range of health issues, faced by him.

14 Aug 2018 1:37 PM

Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.

12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

Mystic Mantra: Lest we forget

Today, our countries and communities are drowning in cesspools of hatred and hostility that easily erupt in lynching, shooting, bombing or war.

06 Aug 2018 12:38 AM

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Pope changes Church teaching on death penalty, makes it 'inadmissible'

Capital punishment was earlier allowed 'if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor.'

02 Aug 2018 7:03 PM

Mystic Mantra: An ecumenical pilgrimage

True ecumenism demands not only respecting religious differences among us but promoting them.

27 Jun 2018 2:46 AM

Mystic Mantra: Seek the sacred in sport

Sport demands that one strives utmost to defeat or outsmart one’s opponents.

13 Jun 2018 1:33 AM

Astronauts give pope personalised space suit, add white cape

It bore the pope’s name at birth, Jorge Bergoglio, and the flag of his native country.

11 Jun 2018 11:29 AM

God made you, loves you this way: Pope Francis assures gay man

It is a striking statement of tolerance towards homosexuality, which the Church has condemned till now.

22 May 2018 8:05 AM

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