The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom calls out ‘failure’ to include Nigeria, along with India, in annual report.
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Christianity is surging in the landlocked South Asian democratic republic.
‘A Fight for Justice and Survival’ in India: Catholic Church Spearheads Protests for Fishing Families Harmed by Indian Port Project
The project, which has disrupted the lives of thousands of members of the fishing community in the Christian heartland of Kerala, is being operated by one of the world’s richest men.
The saint’s legacy remains alive and vibrant in the Indian city where she founded the Missionaries of Charity to serve the poorest of the poor.
First as a Salesian missionary priest and then as the first shepherd of the Diocese of Miao, Bishop Pallipparambil George has had a remarkable impact on the faith and welfare of the local people.
COMMENTARY: With the creation of Cardinal Filipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário Ferrão, there will be five Indian cardinal electors, a sign of the rising importance of the Church in India.
In a video statement posted online, Cardinal Oswald Gracias said a 2020 recording of a telephone conversation had been ‘mischievously edited’ to give the wrong impression. The cardinal has ‘categorically, emphatically and totally’ denied any wrongdoing. The Vatican is investigating the bishop in question.
In the wake of the May canonization, fundamentalist networks are continuing their campaign of online defamation, as they have with other revered Christians.
A post-canonization Thanksgiving Mass was held June 5, drawing hundreds of thousands of the faithful.
COMMENTARY: Three cases bear special note.