About The Voice Of Bombay’s Catholic Laity

About The Voice Of Bombay’s Catholic Laity

Bombay Laity

Anger of Bishop who wants to knock down 140-year-old church and build flats in its place as parishioners rise up in protest

A furious bishop has hit out at his own parishioners for attempting to save a 140-year-old church from demolition. The Right Rev Thomas Burns, Bishop of Menevia, has accused protesters of ‘delaying tactics’ after their campaign held up plans for … Continue reading →

Bishops’ Edict Angers Catholics in Germany- Pay and Pray rule takes effect-1,26,000 decide to leave last year

Bishops‘ Edict Angers Catholics in Germany – NYTimes.com September 24, 2012, 11:35 am9 Comments By ALAN COWELL BERLIN — Matters of faith have been much on German minds in recent times with debate raging among its Muslim and Jewish minorities … Continue reading →

Opposition leaders suspend hunger strike after dissident is released

Thirty Cuban opposition leaders suspended their hunger campaign after the government gave in to their demands that it release dissident Jorge Vazquez Chaviano from prison. The measures taken by 67-year-old Cuban dissident leader Marta Beatriz Roque and the other members … Continue reading →

Prosecutors Deny Priest Was Urged to Lie in Abuse Case

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office on Tuesday challenged a claim by lawyers for a convicted Roman Catholic monsignor that prosecutors had persuaded another priest, now defrocked, to falsely admit to sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in order to obtain the …Continue reading →

Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal: Catholics upset at their portrayal

:50pm IST IANS Mumbai: Catholics have threatened to stop the screening of a forthcoming Hindi movie directed by Priyadarshan, ‘Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal’ if certain scenes making a disresptful portrayal of the community and its priests are not deleted, an official … Continue reading →

Catholic newspaper scrubs interview after priest says children are ‘seducers’

Catholic newspaper scrubs interview after priest says children are ‘seducers’   By David Edwards  Thursday, August 30, 2012 16:09 EDT Source: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/08/30/catholic-newspaper-scrubs-interview-after-priest-says-children-are-seducers/ A Catholic newspaper has removed an interview from their website in which a priest said that pedophiles are seduced … Continue reading →

Taoiseach meets Pope Benedict during Rome visit

Taoiseach Enda Kenny meets Italian prime minster Mario Monti at the Chigi Palace in Rome yesterday. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters Taoiseach Enda Kenny has met with Pope Benedict XVI in Rome. The Fine Gael leader’s meeting with the Pontiff is his …Continue reading →

A Christian Lady under Threats of Blasphemy Case on not taking part in Anti-Islam Film protest

A Christian Lady under Threats of Blasphemy Case on not taking part in Anti-Islam Film protest Lahore: September 22, 2012. (Shahzad Kamran) A Christian lady mother of two children has been threatened by Muslims angry over controversial anti-Islam movie. Mehwish … Continue reading →

Nuncio quit Dublin role after bank accounts questioned

THE FORMER papal nuncio to Ireland archbishop Gaetano Alibrandi left Dublin and the Vatican’s diplomatic service in 1989 after it emerged there were large amounts of unaccounted for money in three Irish bank accounts belonging to him. The money is …Continue reading →

Canadian bishops emphasize: life begins at conception

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has issued a statement on Motion 312, a bill that would create a commission to reexamine the law that states that “a child becomes a human being only at the moment of complete … Continue reading →


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