» 08/03/2004, 00.00
The new bishop of India's "Silicon Valley"
Between globalisation and ethnocentrism: an exclusive interview with Msgr. Bernard Moras about the problems facing his diocese.
Karnataka split over mandatory early English teaching
A state law bans early English teaching. For this reason the state government had recently decertified many schools. It has now changed its mind but not without causing protests.
18/08/2004 ASIA FABC - INDIA
"Upholding a culture of life in a globalised world"
Mgr. Agnelo Gracias, Auxiliary Bishop of Mumbai, describes the mission of the Christian family in India: defeating abortion (12 million cases per year) and educating people about marriage.
The world's future lies in the defence of the family, Mumbai Bishop says
A multi-religious country like India is well-placed to spread family values and reverence for life.
More martyrs: a Carmelite priest is massacred in Andhra Pradesh
38 year old Fr. Thomas Pandippallyil, was assassinate don the night of August 16th on his way to a village to celebrate Sunday mass. His body showed signs of torture, with wounds to his face, his hands and legs broken and his eyes pulled from their sockets. The bishop of Hyderabad denounces the growing climate of “violence against Catholics” in the country.
19/06/2013 SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka's first Catholic radio station to bring God to kids
Web-based station will broadcast in Sinhala first, but eventually branch out to Tamil and English. For National Catholic Social Communications Centre director Fr Benedict Joseph, "new media play an increasingly important role in society" to "reach young people and children and put them in contact with each other."
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