Let my faith speak through actions

Let my faith speak through actions

Let my faith speak through actions

Lord Jesus, grant me your grace to proclaim my faith through my actions when my brothers and sisters cry out from the dungeons of inhumanity.

Mother of Sorrows, be with mothers

Mother Mary, be with all the mothers of the world who go through inhuman sufferings and cruelties everywhere in the world. May you be their strength on their way of the cross and by the cross.

Pope at Audience: Christians turn our gaze to Christ crucified

At his General Audience, Pope Francis continues his catechesis on the Ten Commandments, this week once again reflecting on the topic of idolatry.

Caritas Indonesia working to help survivors, rebuild the country

Caritas Indonesia has put in place numerous plans of action in order to aid in the rehabilitation of the people and the Indonesian islands struck by the 6.9 magnitude earthquake.

Rights groups slam Bangladesh government for abusive force against protesters

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have denounced security forces and members of the ruling Awami League party for using brutal force on journalists and protesting students demanding road safety.

16 days of prayer for peace in Ethiopia

Violence in Ethiopia has led to political resignation and religious fasting and prayer as churches are burnt down.

Edith Stein, a woman of dialogue and hope

To mark the feast day of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, we recall the words Pope St. John Paul II spoke about the Patron of Europe, also known as Edith Stein, at her canonization in 1998. He said she "teaches us that love for Christ passes through suffering. Whoever truly lo

Argentina Senate rejects voluntary abortion law

Argentina’s Senate voted on Thursday against legalizing voluntary abortion into the 14th week of pregnancy, rejecting the bill 38 to 31, as the Catholic Church continues to provide assistance to pregnant women in difficulty.

Reflections for the XIX Sunday

Fr. Antony Kadavil reflects and comments on the readings at Mass for the nineteenth Sunday in ordinary time. He says that it is through Jesus, the bread of life, that we have access to the Divine life during our earthly pilgrimage to God.

Indigenous peoples threatened by climate change and indifference

Marking the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples the Church speaks up in an attempt to crush indifference and climate change and to promote human rights.

Germany to deport migrants to Spain

Germany says it has reached an agreement with Spain for that country to take back previously registered migrants who show up at the German border ahead of a state election that has been overshadowed by tensions over refugees.

Niranjan Thomas Alva, veteran lawyer, passes away at 78

Supreme Court lawyer, Niranjan Thomas Alva passed away at M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bengaluru owing to a short-term illness.

Remembering the 'Mother Teresa of Mau'

Dr. Jude, one of the Medical sisters of St. Joseph, who devoted the prime years of her life caring for the poor and ailing of Maunath Bhanjan village(previously known as Mau), has from a very young age has fostered the dream of living a pious life.

Pope Francis greets the faithful on Divine Mercy Sunday

Pope Francis greeted the faithful before the recitation of Regina Coeli on the Second Sunday of Easter(Divine Mercy Sunday). Addressing the faithful and pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square, he said:

Serving Christ, serving humanity

Jocelyn Edathil, who belongs to the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, pursues a twin vocation, as a nun of the Imitation of Christ congregation(Bethany Sisters) and as a physician at the Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia.

Three new blossoms for the Archdiocese of Bombay

Three priests have been newly ordained to the Archdiocese of Bombay.

Archdiocese of Bombay honours Msgr. Nereus Rodrigues

Msgr. Nereus Rodrigues was honoured with Lifetime achievement award on his 95th birthday by Cardinal Oswald Gracias for Msgr. Nereus' remarkable contributions to the field of education.

Pope Francis condemns the chemical attack in Douma

Chemical attack in Douma in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, has claimed the lives of as many as 70, with fifteen sustaining breathing difficulties.

"Contemplate the boundless love flowing from his heart": Pope Francis

Pope Francis during his Divine Mercy Sunday homily, recounted the story of Doubting Thomas who was touched by Lord's mercy and who professed faith by the words, “My Lord and my God!”.