A prominent and retired Church of England bishop once tipped to become a future Archbishop of Canterbury has been received into the Catholic Church and is set to be ordained as a deacon on October 28, and a priest on October 30 this year.
On Sunday, October 11, some 300 children from urban slum non-formal centres celebrated the international day of the girl child at 'Taru Mitra Ashram,' a Jesuit -run biodiversity centre in Patna, Bihar.
Pope Francis appointed Bishop Alangaram Arokia Sebastian Durairaj SVD as the new Archbishop of Bhopal in central India on October 4. Archbishop-elect Durairaj was the bishop of Khandwa Diocese in Madhya Pradesh in Central India.
Christians in Afghanistan have been fleeing the cities to escape the Taliban, according to partners of Release International. Many Christians who remain are trapped inside the country, unable to leave through closed borders.