Monthly Archives: April 2011

Private e mail id of Archbishop of Mumbai is hacked

Below is the text of the e mail sent to various recepients Hi‏ 29-04-2011 Reply ▼ Cardinal Oswald Gracious(P​rivate) To arcanjosodder@hotmail.com Apologies for having to reach out to you like this, I made a trip early this week to London, … Continue reading

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Pope asks all to urge youth to consider becoming priests, religious

The Vatican has called for the 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations to be observed May 15, the fourth Sunday of Easter, commonly known as Good Shepherd Sunday. Pope Benedict XVI set the theme for the occasion, “Proposing Vocations … Continue reading

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Most people believe in God, international poll finds

A new survey shows that 51 per cent of people in the world believe in God. Only 18 per cent don’t and 17 per cent are undecided. More than 18,000 people from 23 countries participated in the poll conducted by … Continue reading

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Cardinals petitioned for JP2 fast track

Italian Cardinal Camillio Ruini has told journalists that he was given a signed petition at the conclave that elected Pope Benedict to push for fast-track sainthood for the recently deceased Pope John Paul II. “The beatification was asked for inside … Continue reading

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Church defends exclusion of pro-divorce lawyers from its tribunal

The Maltese Catholic Church has defended its Ecclesiastical Tribunal’s right to exclude pro-divorce lawyers from representing clients, as happened to the head of the pro-divorce lobby, Deborah Schembri. At a press conference, Dr Schembri said that the tribunal informed her … Continue reading

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Shahbaz Bhatti is not the only martyr in the struggle against Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

In 1998 Bishop John Joseph committed suicide in protest at the terrible laws. Thirteen years on, the government still buries its head in the sand By NASIR SAEED on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 Pakistani Christians clash with the police following … Continue reading

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Catholics In Eastern Belarus Want Cathedral Returned

Catholics in the eastern Belarusian city of Mahileu are collecting signatures for a petition asking city officials to give them the St. Stanislaus Cathedral, RFE/RL’s Belarus Service reports. The Holy Mother Mary and St. Stanislaus parish claims the cathedral, which … Continue reading

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