The Pilgrim's Journey

Indian bishops concerned by Hindu Nationalist chief who slams Blessed Mother Teresa

R RLast Updated: February 25th, 2015Church News, World News

(news.va) The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India notes with concern and distress the statement made by the RSS Chief, Shri Mohan Bhagwat, as it appeared in the Media, casting aspersion on the saintly person of Mother Teresa and attributing ulterior motives to her life-long humanitarian services to the poor and the sick, to the abandoned … Read More

Pope’s Albania pilgrimage to highlight Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

R RLast Updated: September 17th, 2014Church News, Pope Francis

(CNA) Pope Francis’ upcoming Albanian visit will highlight Mother Teresa, honor the martyrs of Albania’s atheistic past, and suggest the country’s potential as a model for religious coexistence. Holy See Press Office director Father Federico Lombardi, S.J. discussed the motives for Pope Francis’ Sept. 21 trip in a press briefing Tuesday. The Albanian-born Blessed Mother … Read More