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A post-canonization Thanksgiving Mass was held June 5, drawing hundreds of thousands of the faithful.
From ‘Untouchable’ to Cardinal: Archbishop Anthony Poola Embodies Pope’s ‘Call to Reach Out to the Peripheries’
The Dalit-born archbishop of Hyderabad will be elevated to the College of Cardinals at a consistory in August.
Pastor and Family of Pakistan’s First ‘Servant of God’ Akash Bashir Awaits Celebration of his Martyrdom Day
‘I cannot forget his sacrifice,’ said Father Francis Gulzar, who was saying Mass when Akash Bashir gave up his life to prevent a suicide bomber from entering the church.
Despite the restoration of the congregation’s license to receive foreign donations, Catholic leaders warn that other actions are likely in the future.
Blessed Devasahayam, an 18th-century lay convert soldier who was tortured and killed by a Hindu king because he refused to renounce his Catholic faith, will be canonized in May.
The Hindu nationalist Indian prime minister extended the invitation during an Oct. 30 meeting with the Holy Father at the Vatican.
India has recently further liberalized its abortion law, and even among Christians, smaller families are increasingly the norm.
The Catholic Church in Kerala is alarmed by trending statistics.
‘The country has been too complacent and relaxed for too long,’ Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu told the Register.