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A Catholic priest in the Indian state of Goa was granted “anticipatory bail” on Tuesday after police submitted a criminal case against him for allegedly saying a Hindu king was not a god during a homily in July. Source: National Catholic Register.
The Vatican has appointed a pontifical delegate to find a lasting solution to the decades-old liturgy dispute in the Eastern-rite Syro-Malabar Church in India. Source: UCA News.
A series of decrees and disciplinary moves culminating in the firing of a cathedral vicar has failed to resolve a dispute within India’s Syro-Malabar Church, as a blockade at a basilica by protesters has continued while the priest pursues a Vatican appeal. Source: Crux.
India’s Catholic bishops have called for a national day of prayer this Sunday, July 2, to end the ongoing sectarian violence in Manipur. Source: Vatican News.
In the wake of one of the deadliest train crashes in India’s history, in which at least 288 people were killed and more than 1000 injured, the local Catholic diocese has plunged into rescue and relief operations. Source: Crux.
The Missionaries of Charity have secured ownership of the property in Kolkata where their founder, St Teresa of Kolkata, launched her full-time service to the poor 75 years ago. Source: Crux.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Sacred Heart Cathedral in New Delhi on Easter Sunday evening, which Christian leaders say opens an opportunity for dialogue with the government aiming to put an end to harassment Christians face in the country. Source: UCA News.