As the people of Bihar, India's third largest state, reel under the twin misfortunes of post COVID-19 instability and the onslaught of floods caused by heavy monsoons, the social action centers of the Archdiocese of Patna are on a mission of giving aid to the most affected.
Tributes have been pouring in from all parts of the country as the Indian Christian community and political leaders mourn the death of Oscar Fernandes, a prominent Catholic politician from Karnataka State and former Union minister. He died on September 13 at the age of 80 years old.
The Risen Christ Church in Bosco Ashram, Ponnur, in Andhra Pradesh, celebrated its silver jubilee on August 18 with a gathering of priests, religious sisters, and the faithful from various sub-stations.
The restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic did not hamper the observance of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples in India, with several online events led by various Church organisations, on their own or in collaboration with various civic groups.