The administration Liberal Party on Monday officially nominated Leo Casas, 37, a Catholic priest, as its candidate for governor in Masbate, a province dominated by political clans and with a history of election-related violence. Casas accepted the nomination even if he knew that he would be stripped of his priestly functions by Bishop Jose Bantolo [...]
A priest is behind bars in West Bengal after allegedly hitting students in the heads with a can, causing two of them to need stitches. In the incident that took place last week at the Don Bosco School in Bandel, six fourth-grade students aged around nine years old were spraying artificial snow in a classroom. [...]
Nine nurses from Karachi’s Civil Hospital who were found unconscious at a hostel late last month are being threatened, said Father Abid Habib, a local peace activist.
The enthusiastic and vibrant young religious of India are preparing themselves to meet the modern challenges.
After more than 50 years, it will be difficult for Irish priest Michael Sinnott to leave the Philippines.
After spending most of his priestly life in Mindanao, Columban missionary Fr. Michael Sinnott, who was seized by the Abu Sayyaf in 2009, is now leaving the country to retire in his native land, Ireland.
Italian missionary priest Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio was gunned down outside his convent in Arakan, North Cotabato province in Mindanao, last year. To date friends and the faithful continue to search for justice.
Two Claretian missionary priests, a deacon and a theology student narrowly escaped an attempted ambush by suspected Abu Sayyaf militants in Basilan province Sunday.
Two episcopal ordinations, one without papal approval, scheduled for this week have been postponed, say Church sources. But the ordination of four new priests by an illicit bishop has gone ahead in southwestern Leshan diocese.
A Catholic priest was arrested and 18 children, including three girls, were rescued from a church in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari district after authorities claimed they were trafficked.
Award-winning environmental activist Fr. Edu Gariguez has led calls for the government and the public to support a new draft mining law he said would lead to “rational change” in the way the Philippines manages its natural resources.
Church leaders and activists are throwing their support behind a leading rights lawyer who claimed earlier this month that she had discovered a plot by the country’s powerful intelligence agency to kill her.