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Centuries-old passion play returns after pandemic break

May 08, 2022 6:34 pm

Almost half of the village's residents — more than 1,800 people, including 400 children — will participate in the play about the last five days before Christ's crucifixion.

Pope at 85: No more Mr Nice Guy, as reform hits stride

December 17, 2021 7:11 pm

Since his last birthday, Francis ordered a 10 per cent pay cut for cardinals across the board, and slashed salaries to a lesser degree for Vatican employees, in a bid to rein in the Vatican's 50-million-euro budget deficit.

Famous German boys’ choir to add separate choir for girls

June 16, 2021 3:15 pm

The Regensburg choir was founded around the year 975 and is thought to be one of the oldest boys’ choirs in the world.

Manipur: Catholic school set on fire; two student leaders held

April 26, 2019 8:34 pm

A classroom block, including the office of the principal, was totally gutted in the arson that took place around 9.50 pm. While over Rs 35 lakh worth of property was damaged in the fire, no one was injured in the incident.

New York subpoenas 8 Catholic dioceses in sex abuse probe: report

September 07, 2018 12:04 am

The subpoenas are part of an ongoing civil investigation by Attorney General Barbara Underwood's office into how dioceses reviewed and potentially covered up allegations of extensive sexual abuse of minors, said the source, who asked not to be identified.

Country being divided, losing faith in govt, says Catholic body

December 22, 2017 2:46 pm

“The country is being divided on the basis of religious belief. It is bad in a democratic country. I want my country to be united in a secular fabric. But now, this country is being polarised due to religious affiliations. We should fight against it,” the Cardinal said.

US Catholic brother becomes convicted sex offender in Australia

May 18, 2015 12:35 pm

He faced charges for allegedly sexually abusing two men and two women when they were his students in the 1970s and 1980s

Two Kerala-born Indian Catholics to be declared as saints in Vatican

November 20, 2014 2:08 am

Clergy and laity from Kerala would join in Vatican to witness the event.

Kerala Church's new prayer: Make babies

December 24, 2013 3:51 am

Declining numbers force change in policy to encourage family planning.

More Catholic than the Pope

August 13, 2013 3:21 am

For 30 years,conservative church leaders have watched as the Church failed to end its sex abuse crisis