Beatification and canonisation of Pope John Paul II

On 9 May 2005, Benedict XVI began the beatification process for his predecessor. Normally five years must pass after a person’s death before the beatification process can begin. However, in an audience with Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Vicar Camillo Ruini, the one responsible for promoting

Restoration work ruining Vasai fort, says activist

Historic inscriptions on the 500-year-old Portuguese fort at Vasai are being damaged due to the Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) wrong conservation practices, local residents have alleged. “The ASI’s restoration project is damaging the fort. The ancient inscriptions on the premises of the fort have

Subodh Bible

Marathi readers who are curious about Christianity and the Bible finally have a text they can turn to. Father Francis D’Britto, has written a 1,200-page adaptation of the Bible in Marathi. This is the first major version of the holy book in the language since