“Looking back on my long life, I can only thank the Good Lord for all that He in His Divine Mercy has done for me and in me, and through me with the humble poor Q'eqchi' indigenous people of Guatemala,” Father Jorge Puthenpura SDB
The Kandhamal Human Right Awards recognize individuals/organizations/movements for their outstanding contribution to the promotion, protection, and advancement of human rights, social justice, and equitability for all.
Archbishop Joseph Powathil (92), Emeritus of Changanacherry Syro-Malabar Archeparchy, passed away on Saturday 18 March 2023. He was the former President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India and Kerala Catholic Bishops' Conference.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Convenor of the FABC 50 General Conference, released the Bangkok document and described it as a spiritual document, which is the fruit of prayer, discernment, and spiritual conversation.”
The conference suggested that the priority of the church should be to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate the migrants into the mainstream of society, making them feel that they are one of them and they can live in dignity and freedom.
“The pandemic has weakened … more relaxed health protocols are in place … these circumstances permit us to return to the normality of Christian life, which has the Church building as its home of the celebration of Liturgy, “(CBCP Circular No. 22-36, 14 Oct. 2022)
Prasanna Devi, endearingly called by locals as "Mataji" (goddess mother), lived alone as an ascetic in a cave and a hut, deep inside the forest, on the Girnar mountain ranges of Gujarat for four decades.