Pope Francis Current Affairs, GK & News
Devasahayam Pillai became the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican. Who canonized Devasahayam Pillai? Pope Francis of the Vatican canonized Devasahayam during the Canonization Mass in St Peter’s Basilica. Who else are declared saints by the Vatican? Apart from Devasahayam Pillai, eight others were declared saints. They include four men ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Pope Francis recently changed the Church laws to allow women to do more things during Mass. The law that defines proceedings during Mass and in Altar is called Code of Canon Law. This law has now been amended to allow women to serve in Altar. Can women become priests under the new laws? No. What ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Nobel Laureate from Bangladesh Professor Muhammad Yunus has been conferred the ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis ‘ award by the Vatican for his contribution towards establishing peace and harmony. The ceremony was recently took place at the historical Papal Basilica of Assisi in Italy. The award is recognition for distinguished work by an individual ..
Pope Francis has replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati after the sex abuse on the later. Apart from this he was also charged for cover up. The 77 year old Ezzati submitted his resignation. Francis himself got embroiled in the scandal during his visit to Chile in 2018. Francis recently summined all the bishops of Chile to ..
Topics: Cardinals created by Pope John Paul II • Catholic Church • Catholic sexual abuse cases in Latin America • Jesuits • Karadima case • Pope Francis • Popes • Ricardo Ezzati • Ricardo Ezzati Andrello
Pope Francis has declared 17th century Indian priest and missionary Joseph Vaz as saint in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Pope announced it while addressing a holy mass for 5 lakh people at the Gall Face Green in Colombo. Joseph Vaz has become first priest from Sri Lanka, canonised as saint. About Joseph Vaz He was born on 21 April 1651 ..
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