Catholics in the eastern Indian state of Odisha are celebrating the ordination of a priest who was a victim of India’s worst anti-Christian violence. Father Vikash Nayak, 29, who hails from Tiangia village in Kandhamal district, was ordained on Nov. 6 by Archbishop Emeritus William D’Souza of Patna, the apostolic administrator of Buxar Diocese inContinue Reading

Pakistan has accepted the resignation of a Catholic bishop more than a year after he quit the membership of a commission meant to safeguard the interests of religious minorities. The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) announced on Nov. 15 that it has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore amid allegations aboutContinue Reading