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India’s Cardinal Gracias urges faithful to be holy like Saint Devasahayam

“St. Devasahayam’s life reminds us that the vocation to holiness extends to all Christians,” said Cardinal Gracias

Dalits of India call for ‘change of heart’ in Catholic Church’s...

The letter was released on the eve of the scheduled National Thanksgiving Prayer Service in honor of St Devasahayam, an Indian layman

India to hold National Thanksgiving Prayer Service as tribute to St...

The special service will be telecast on Catholic satellite television channels and streamed on the Indian Church’s leading YouTube channels

Catholic Church in India releases book on country’s new saint

Cardinal Oswald Gracias said India's first layman saint is significant for Christians who suffer in silence for their faith

How a Hindu became the first layperson in India to be...

Devasahayam Pillai, from what is now the southern state of Tamil Nadu, converted to Catholicism in 1745 while working at the royal palace

Hermit, martyr, and journalist among new Catholic saints

A Frenchman murdered in the desert, a Dutch priest killed in a Nazi concentration camp, and an Indian lay convert are among the 10 new saints

Indian lay person, six others to be canonized in May

Pillai, who was beatified in 2012, will be the first lay Catholic in India to be declared a saint

Awam Katolik asal India ini akan segera dikanonisasi

Seorang awam asal India menjadi salah satu dari beato yang akan segera dikanonisasi menjadi orang kudus oleh Gereja Katolik.

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