Christians celebrate Nativity of Mary-‘Monthi Fest’ with devotion

Sunday, September 8th, 2013
Monthi Fest

Mangalore : Nativity of Mary or Monthi Fest is celebrated with grandeur and devotion by Christians in Mangalore and elsewhere in the district on September 8, Sunday. Christians flocked the churches  early in the morning with flowers to be offered to  the grotto of mother Mary. Hymns and prayers marked the day, Special masses were […]

Spain passenger train derails, killing at least 77

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Madrid : A passenger train derailed Wednesday night on a curvy stretch of track in northwestern Spain, killing at least 77 people caught inside toppled cars and injuring more than 140 in the country’s worst rail accident in decades, officials said.Bodies were covered in blankets next to the tracks and rescue workers tried to get […]

Christians celebrate Easter Sunday with joy

Sunday, March 31st, 2013
Easter Sunday

Mangalore : Christians all over the city as elsewhere celebrated Easter Sunday with joy and festivities. The Easter Mass was organised at various churches in Mangalore and thousands of devotees  took part in the mass. Candles were lit highlighting the victory of the good over the evil and also shedding light on the path of […]

Bishop appreciates Catholic Sabha activities

Monday, May 14th, 2012
Catholic Sabha

Mangalore: Mangalore Bishop Rev. Fr Aloysius Paul D’Souza was appreciative of the activities of the Catholic Sabha, an organization of Catholic Christians  which has made its presence felt in various social, economical and  educational activities. He was speaking after inaugurating the annual convention of Catholic Sabha, Mangalore at the Milagres grounds in Mangalore on May […]

3-day annual Attur St. Lawrence Church festival from January 24

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
3-day annual Attur St. Lawrence Church festival from January 24

Karkala: A 3- day annual festivity connected with the shrine of st. Lawrence of Attur, began today (January 24) with a Mass performed by Maanila parish priest, Vincent Crasta. Shrine director Arttur Pereira welcomed the laity to the programmes of Attur festival. He spelt out the theme as “enliven the faith and build our church”. […]

Christians hate Sun salutes in Madhya Pradesh

Friday, January 13th, 2012
Surya Namaskar

Bopal: In Bhopal, the Muslim Moulvis have issued a Fatwa(religious order) against Surya Namaskars(salutes to Sun God) on Wednesday, and now Christians have turned their faces away from the Yogasana called Surya Namaskars, to their detriment in physical fitness. Muslims bow only to an unseen Allah, not to an eye of the Universe and a […]

Thanks giving ceremony held for withdrawal of cases against Christians

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Thanks giving ceremony held for withdrawal of cases against Christians

Mangalore :  Bishop of Mangalore Diocese Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza formally thanked all who played an important role in pressurizing the state government to withdraw cases filed against Christians during the Church attacks of 2008. He was speaking after presiding over a special ceremony held at the Bishop’s House in Kodialbail on Dec 13 Tuesday. […]

Bhagvad Gita in Madhya Pradesh school syllabus?

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Bhopal :Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has stirred a hornet’s nest in the state by announcing that Bhagvad Gita would be taught in all schools, with Opposition Congress dubbing the move as an attempt to saffronise education. The CM made this announcement at a function recently held in Indore following which he invited […]

Thousands of Christians organized protest rally for justice

Monday, February 21st, 2011
Christians organized protest rally

Mangalore : A large number of Catholics from various churches under the Mangalore Catholic Diocese and other churches participated in the mammoth silent protest rally at Nehru Maidan on February 20, Sunday. The protest rally was held to oppose the report of Justice Somshekar Commission and demanding the CBI probe on the issue. The participants […]

Church attack Report concluded in confusion: Mahendra Kumar

Monday, January 31st, 2011
Mahendra Kumar

Mangalore : Mahendra Kumar, the then Bajrang Dal convener said that the B K Somasekhara Commission report on the Church attack concluded in confusion. Speaking at the interaction session organized by Journalists Study Centre at Sahodaya on Jan 31, Monday, he was the one who attended to say the witness for the commission for continuous […]