Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wealth of churches vs the wealth of people

Wealth of churches vs the wealth of people The Greek Orthodox Church is currently coming under pressure to take less and give more as the country faces a dire financial crisis that could have a global impact. The Church reportedly … Continue reading

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Sr. Mary Whited told Vatican, ‘We are faithful’

Sr. Mary Whited was an introvert, a woman who considered and weighed her thoughts before speaking. But those who knew Whited, who died of cancer at age 70 on Aug. 31, did not mistake her quiet and gentle demeanor for … Continue reading

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Cardinal Bagnasco scolds Berlusconi

In his introductory speech to the Italian Episcopal Conference’s permanent council, the bishops’ leader spoke of “styles of life which, if brought to light, it will be difficult to show their compatibility with institutional decorum” The Italian Prime Minister was … Continue reading

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Horrifying if done to prisoners of war’

MINISTER FOR CHILDREN: THE IN Plain Sight report reminds us that Irish children were subjected to “treatment that would be horrifying if it were done to prisoners of war, never mind little boys and girls”, Minister for Children and Youth … Continue reading

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Two acquitted of Fr. Eusebio Ferrao’s 2006 murder at Macazana due to loopholes in investigation.

TEAM HERALD teamherald@herald-goa.com Panjim – The High Court of Bombay at Goa Wednesday upheld acquittal of two persons who were allegedly involved in the 2006 murder of Fr Eusebio Ferrao, then parish priest at Macazana church. The Court has also … Continue reading

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Europe ‘bankrupt’ on moral values: Archbishop Vincent Concessao of New Delhi

Archbishop Vincent Concessao has said a Catholic country like Switzerland should not allow stashing of illegal money in its banks and that Europe, “bankrupt on moral values”, was in need of re-evangelization. The Delhi archbishop, on an ad limina visit, … Continue reading

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Catholic anti-abortion group in financial trouble

A leading Catholic anti-abortion group whose leader is under scrutiny for failing to disclose financial details reported a $1.4 million deficit in 2010 despite collecting tens of millions of dollars in donations during recent years. The budget shortfall at Priests … Continue reading

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