Thai King’s bond with Pope John Paul

Thai King’s bond with Pope John Paul

A recent video released by the Thai Catholic Media showed the deceased Thailand king’s connection with the leaders of the Catholic community. The video showed Bhumibol Adulyadej meeting with several church officials including Saints Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. King Bhumibol died Thursday because of poor health. He reigned over Thailand since […]

Peter Tatchell speaks against Pakistan’s move to curb Christian’s civil liberties

Peter Tatchell speaks against Pakistan’s move to curb Christian’s civil liberties

The human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell had spoke against the Pakistan government’s move to further restrict the Christian’s civil liberties. The other day Pakistan’s education minister Mohammad Balighur Rahman had announced that Koranic education must be compulsory for all school children. Peter Tatchell had said that “This is the latest escalation of the country’s bias […]

Vacation Bible School in Syria brightens the life of Syrian Children

Vacation Bible School in Syria brightens the life of Syrian Children

For children growing up in Aleppo, Syria, life is not that easy. They live in the valley of death in the face of frequent bombing, in a city devastated by civil war. But for 350 young children in the city, Vacation Bible School is the place where they could experience peace. They gather in the […]

Sri Lankan Cardinal warns faithful against misleading ‘Sunday Mass’ ad

Sri Lankan Cardinal warns faithful against misleading ‘Sunday Mass’ ad

The Archbishop of Colombo advised the faithful not to believe in the misleading newspaper ad which circulated the misleading ad that Sunday Masses were being held in hotel room in the city of Colombo. The ad appeared on the front page of the late City Edition of the Daily Mirror titled, “Celebrating Women in Ministry” […]

In India children are forced to beg, says police

In India children are forced to beg, says police

The police and trafficking experts had said that at least 300,000 children in India were forced to beg. According to the National Human Rights Commission, up to 40,000 children were being abducted in India every year. Among those children at least 11,000 still remain untraced. “The police don’t think begging is an issue because they […]

Lahore Archdiocese forms an association for nurses

Lahore Archdiocese forms an association for nurses

Lahore Archdiocese formed an association for Christian nurses in Pakistan with the aim to offer them faith formation and professional development. The official announcement about the formation of the Pakistan Christian Nurses Association was announced by Archbishop Sebastian Francis Shaw of Lahore during a meeting at Darul Kalam, the religious education center in Lahore. “Don’t […]

No official declaration received on Fr. Tom’s release, says CBCI

No official declaration received on Fr. Tom’s release, says CBCI

They had not received an official declaration on the release of the abducted Indian priest in Yemen, said Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) spokesperson Fr. Gyanprakash Topno. His comments came based on the report by a German newspaper, Bulid. The newspaper reported quoting Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, Bishop Paul Hinder OFM Cap, that […]

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is ‘safe in Yemen’

Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is ‘safe in Yemen’

An Indian priest abducted in Yemen is still safe in terrorist’s custody and the efforts to release him has reached its final stage, a government official in Kerala, India had informed on Wednesday. The official said that the Catholic priest, Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil is safe and he had spoken with his Church authorities. “It is […]

Burma is entering into a season of hope, says Cardinal Bo

Burma is entering into a season of hope, says Cardinal Bo

Burma is entering a “season of hope,” said the Cardinal Charles Maung Bo recollecting the decades of suffering the countries faithful had gone through. “Our country was taken to five decades of Calvary by evil men. Every one thought this was a country without an Easter. You have witnessed from afar the suffering of this […]

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