Father Benny Mekkatt Varghese is the first non-Italian to serve in that position for the Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception, founded in Italy by Blessed Luigi Monti in 1857.
Priest who served in Minnesota is new superior general of his congregation
India rejects Missionaries of Charity renewal request for foreign funds
Critics described the action as further evidence of harassment of Christians under the Hindu nationalist government.
Photos of the Week: May 10, 2021
In the spotlight: Swiss Guard swearing-in, Mexico metro collapse, Marian processions
Photos of the Week: May 3, 2021
In the spotlight: Memorial Mass for construction workers, COVID-19 deaths in India, super moon
Pakistani Catholic groups join protest against military escalation
Pakistani Catholic groups have joined the protest of military escalation in the region.
Agency marks 90 years of service to Eastern churches, the poor
An “invisible” Catholic organization celebrated 90 years of quiet service to the poor in the Middle East, northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe.