The inspiring life of Antony Akkaraparambil, an impoverished father of nine children, has focused attention on the need to support large Catholic families in the southern state of Kerala.
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Indian Church Leaders Applaud National Government’s Confirmation of a ‘Coercion-Free’ Population Policy
The nation’s Catholic bishops pointed out there is no demographic justification to advocate for such a policy, given that India’s population is stabilizing without it. But pro-life efforts continue in the wake of anti-life efforts.
Devotees of Blessed Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan share stories of faith and miraculous healings attributed to her intercession.
In a pre-election pastoral letter, the Indian bishops refrained from direct criticism of the nation’s ruling Hindu nationalist government.
‘It is a sad moment for all of us,’ said Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, referring to the Sept. 21 arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal.
The sale of Church lands, authorized by Cardinal George Alencherry, had generated media controversy and public protests by his own priests.
Clarist Sister Rani Maria Vattalil, whose family subsequently forgave the Hindu man who brutally murdered her, was beatified Nov. 4 in Indore, India.
Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil’s relatives and friends are heartened by last week’s disclosure by Yemen’s deputy prime minister.
Samandar Singh abandoned hatred and now cherishes local Christians.
There were incidents of intimidation in five states in the days leading up to and on Palm Sunday.