Catholic(Search results - 29)
India20, Sep 2019, 1:11 PM IST
70-year-old Kerala Catholic priest accused of molesting minors
The priest is identified as George Padayatty, vicar of a Syrian Catholic Church in Chendamangalam. After the case was registered, the priest has been absconding.
India20, Jul 2019, 6:36 PM IST
Kerala: Catholic priest fasts during Ramzan, reads Ramayana every year
Father Roy Joseph Vadakkan’s openness in accepting practices of all religions may surprise you. The Catholic priest has the habit of fasting during Ramzan and reading the Ramayana every year
India12, Jun 2019, 8:41 PM IST
Kerala communist govt to withdraw award given to cartoon on rape-accused Franco Mulakkal after protests
The cartoon showed former Bishop Franco Mulakkal with the holy stick carrying undergarments on it. Kerala Catholic Bishops Conference, in its Facebook post, alleged that the LDF government has undermined priesthood in a vulgar manner by awarding the cartoonist.
World5, May 2019, 11:06 AM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Catholics turn to TV mass amidst bomb threats
The Easter Sunday attacks across churches and hotels in Sri Lanka has left the country resorting to other means to offer prayers. Catholics have now turned to mass that is telecast instead of gathering at the church. This, amidst another bomb threat at a “famous church”.
India5, Feb 2019, 7:55 PM IST
Kerala Catholic Bishop’s Council issues guidelines to check sexual harassment
In a 16-page document outlining the guidelines to be followed by priests and other church officials, the Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council emphasised that there should be zero tolerance towards sexual assault or harassment.
India22, Nov 2018, 1:24 PM IST
Image of Franco Mulakkal in calendar; protest against Thrissur diocese
The Catholic Church told the media that rape-accused Franco Mulakkal features in the 2019 calendar because he is still a bishop even though there is a case against him
India22, Oct 2018, 8:41 PM IST
From exclusive on FCRA violations by Jharkhand Christian NGO's to developments in MeToo movement, here are today's headlines (Video)
The Union home ministry has ordered a probe by several security agencies into alleged misuse and embezzlement of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) funds by NGOs associated with the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI).
India14, Oct 2018, 3:50 PM IST
BJP, Christian bodies demand law to regulate 'mismanaged' church properties in Kerala
The Krishna Commission had underlined in 2009 the need for a law to regulate church properties to usher in more transparency. Recently, several Christian bodies raised their voices for a Church Act in this respect, alleging mismanagement.
India10, Oct 2018, 2:02 PM IST
Kerala churches may do away with nuns if protests against Bishop Franco Mulakkal continue
Five nuns had protested near the Kerala high court at Kochi for 13 days, demanding the arrest of the bishop, who was accused of repeatedly raping a nun
India8, Oct 2018, 4:01 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: BJP leader H Raja says Sterlite shooting in Thoothukadi had a Christian hand (Video)
BJP leader H Raja of Tamil Nadu claimed that evangelist Mohan Lazarus and Catholic priest Jegath Gasper had a major role to play in the Thoothukudi firing.