Category Archives: Churches of Goa

Goa churches to preserve historical artefacts

The Portuguese era artefacts lying in various churches across the state will now be given a new lease of life by Archdiocese of Goa, which is toying with the concept of ‘museums in each of the churches’. The Church has decided that the Christian heritage artefacts, which are securely lying in various churches, will be […]

From Goan priest, to cace of Catholics in India

 returns to Delhi archdiocese as archbishop and the possibility of becoming the face of India’s Catholics, as he heads the country’s most politically influential diocese. Past archbishops of Delhi have wielded influence in national matters and Couto’s predecessors-Archbishop Alan de Lastic and Archbishop Vincent Concessao-have proved this by their deeds. “It is the Delhi Catholic […]

Mining scam a wake-up call for Goa: Church

The Church in Goa through a Press statement issued through the Council for Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), on Tuesday made its most unambiguous statement yet on the rampant illegalities in the mining sector that have led to the suspension of all mining activity and came out in support of Goans “who for years struggled and […]

Legislators letting down Gandhi’s ideals: Goa church

Legislators and politicians are letting down Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals by trying to “unconstitutionally control” grass-root organisations like village and district panchayats, Goa’s influential Catholic Church lamented Tuesday, on the occasion his birth anniversary. The Council of Social Justice and Peace (CSJP), the Roman Catholic Church’s social arm here, also criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led […]

Goa Church backs ‘appointments’ made by erstwhile Cong govt

Breaking its silence on the freeze by the Manohar Parrikar government on the ‘appointment’ of 230 candidates as field supervisors for mining sites, the Goa Church has appealed to the ruling coalition to not deprive them of employment on humanitarian grounds. The erstwhile Congress government had in a controversial decision handed out ‘offer letters’ to […]