Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India’

Schism possible – bitter liturgical dispute gets nastier

Thursday, November 24th, 2022
a schism

A schism with the Vatican is possible in the Syro-Malabar Catholic archdiocese in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The priests and laity are demanding a liturgy variant status to their traditional Eastern rite Syro-Malaba Mass. Regardless of the outcome, they’ll do what they think is right, even if it means splitting with the body Read more

Religious places need protection

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Religious places must be protected, say India’s Catholic bishops. They are concerned about the way “some of the fringe elements feel empowered” to destroy them. The bishops spoke out after a mob of more than 100 people attacked a church, breaking statues of Jesus, the Blessed Mother, a crucifix and damaging furniture in the newly Read more