Monthly Archives: July 2011

BOMBAY ARCHBISHOP SUMMONED AS ACCUSED IN A DEFAMATION CASE

Mumbai Metropolitan Magistrate at Girgaum Court Mr. S.K. Karhale has directed that the Archbishop of Bombay Cardinal Oswald Gracias be summoned to appear on 2nd August 2011 to answer charges under section 500 r/w 34 of Indian Penal Code in … Continue reading

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JESUS DID NOT SHED HIS BLOOD FOR ALL

~~Fr. Conrad Saldanha The new and third edition of the English Roman Missal being used for the liturgical practices will soon be released. November, 27th 2011, the first Sunday in Advent is the day fixed for introducing the new Missal. … Continue reading

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Fourth Catholic Charities agency joins lawsuit against Illinois

The Diocese of Belleville announced July 26 that it will join three other Illinois dioceses in a lawsuit against the state, after its adoption and foster care programs face being shutdown over a recent civil unions law. Gary Huelsmann, director … Continue reading

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Mexican archbishop calls for greater modesty at Mass

The Archbishop of Leon, Mexico is calling on Catholics to dress modestly at Mass. “If you have any respect for this place (a church), dress appropriately,” Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Martin Rabago told reporters after Mass on July 24. Criticism of … Continue reading

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GOA ARCHBISHOP MAY MOVE HIGH COURT TO SEEK STAY OF THE COURT SUMMONS and R.T.I. REVEALS FATHER NEWTON RODRIGUES HAD PINCHED MINOR GIRL’S BREAST

GOA ARCHBISHOP MAY MOVE HIGH COURT TO SEEK STAY OF THE COURT SUMMONS Archbishop of Goa Filipe Neri Ferrao may move the Bombay High Court at Goa seeking stay of the summons issued to him by Panaji Judicial Magistrate First … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace now, Father Hugh

For The Secular Citizen Rest in Peace now, Father Hugh A Tribute by Ladislaus L D’Souza Alfred Tennyson’s famous line, “Home they brought her warrior dead!” could well apply to one of Bombay’s finest priests, Father Hugh Fonseca! In his … Continue reading

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Analysis: Catholic Church’s power over the state has been broken

In 1950, Ireland’s then minister for health, Dr Noel Browne, announced his intention to radically reform the former Free State’s ailing health service. For the first time, maternity care for all mothers and healthcare for all children up to the … Continue reading

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