Cardinal Oswald Gracias

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Cardinal Jose Advincula (right) during the his installation as new prelate of the Archdiocese of Manila on June 24, 2021.

Asian Church leaders vow to listen to faithful as synodal process starts  

Oct 18, 2021

By Jose Torres, Jr.

Church leaders across Asia vowed to listen to the faithful as the diocesan phase of the Synod on Synodality started... Read more

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay and President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India.

Indian bishops' conference reelects Cardinal Gracias

Feb 19, 2020

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India has reelected Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay, as president of the conference... Read more

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay speaks at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 22, 2015.

Indian police investigate claim against Cardinal Gracias of failure to report abuse

May 23, 2019

Police in India are investigating a claim that Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay and two auxiliary bishops covered up an... Read more

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay speaks at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 22, 2015.

Cardinal Gracias emphasizes collegiality to address sex abuse

Feb 22, 2019

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay called Friday for the “entire Church” to “act decisively to prevent abuse from occurring in... Read more

October 3, 2018 - The opening day of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

Be proactive on sex abuse in Asia, Malaysian bishop tells synod

Oct 26, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Catholic leaders in Asia need to be proactive in implementing preventative sex abuse policies, a bishop from Malaysia told the... Read more

Cardinal Gerald Lacroix of Quebec speaks at a press briefing on the synod at the Holy See press office, Oct. 9, 2018.

Cardinal Lacroix: Young people, clerics included, need better formation on sexuality

Oct 9, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Young Catholics, particularly clerics, need better formation on sexuality, affectivity, and the body, Cardinal Gérald Lacroix told reporters Tuesday, speaking... Read more


Indian cardinal: Proposed confession ban is 'absurd,' unconstitutional

Aug 1, 2018

A proposed ban on the sacrament of confession suggested by a government body in India was slammed by Catholic leaders... Read more

Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay speaks at a press briefing at the Vatican, Oct. 22, 2015.

Cardinal Gracias: curial reform is nearing the 'end of the tunnel'

Sep 18, 2017

By Elise Harris

Nearly four years after the Pope established his Council of Cardinal advisers to help him in the task of reforming... Read more