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Planes crashes in Mangalore, Church sends condolences
Plane was carrying 163 passengers and 6 crew members. Eight people may have survived. Card Gracias, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, sends a message of condolences.
05/02/2018 18:56:00 INDIA
Bishops in plenary assembly focus on nationalism, poverty and Dalits as India’s greatest challenges
The general assembly of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India is currently underway in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Myanmar’s Card Bo praises Christian commitment to education and health. For him, "Poverty is the mortal sin of modern times". Dalits are bearers of a rich cultural heritage.
16/08/2016 11:34:00 INDIA
Card. Gracias: The Church is always an agent of reconciliation and peace in India
On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of Independence, celebrated yesterday, the Archbishop of Mumbai thanks God for the gifts granted to the Catholic community. The festival falls in the year of the Jubilee and Mother Teresa's canonization, a "special gift" for the whole world. The commitment of Catholics is dedicated to mutual understanding. Condemnation of forced proselytism but a firm request for freedom of religion and conscience.
09/02/2018 09:32:00 INDIA
Card. Oswald Gracias is the new president of the Indian bishops (Video)
The cardinal also chairs the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences and the Conference of Latin Rite Indian Bishops. He is a fervent supporter of the social work of the Catholic Church in India. He is following the process of canonization of the martyrs of Kandhamal (Orissa).
16/09/2017 13:43:00 INDIA
Mumbai celebrates Card. Gracias, 'prophetic voice' and guide of the Indian Church
Celebrations for the 20th anniversary of his episcopal ordination. The cardinal is highly esteemed by religious and political leaders. The relationship of friendship with Mother Teresa and her battles for the marginalized. The Archbishop of Mumbai's commitment to the universal Church.
16/03/2016 13:42:00 INDIA - VATICAN
Card. Gracias: Overjoyed for Mother Teresa, who restored dignity to most marginalized
The archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Latin Rite Bishops' Conference tells AsiaNews: "I am not surprised by the decision to canonize her at the Vatican. The Mother thought that an Indian should belong first of all to the whole world ". Her work has touched the hearts of everyone, and love for her crosses all borders.
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