Category: News in Brief


Catholics threaten to protest port project in Kerala

A planed four-kilometer break wall will wipe out coastal lines, adversely affecting the lives of traditional fishermen.  Catholics in Trivandrum Latin rite archdiocese have threatened to oppose the Vizhinjam port project if the government fails to offer rehabilitation package to...


Quake in Nepal – Githa’s Markings

By Gitanjali Sudhir, New York                ( NOTE: My heartfelt thanks to Gitanjali, for putting the Nepal tragedy in an exemplary right perspective, by which I mean giving to each one his/her due share of tribute (Cui honor, honor), instead...


New Bishop named for Bagdogra

He was ordained a priest on April 30, 1984 for Jalpaiguri diocese. UCAN News: Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Vincent Aind of Jalpaiguri diocese as the new Bishop of Bagdogra. The appointment was announced Tuesday at 3.30 in India. Father...