Indian politican pushes to end diplomatic relations with Vatican

Mumbai, India -- Upset that a Catholic archbishop is urging prayer and fasting ahead of national elections, Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end India's relations with the Vatican and close the apostolic nunciature in New Delhi.

Indian church guidelines tackle workplace sexual abuse

New Delhi - Though the 28-page document steers clear of mentioning priests, those demanding action against clergy abuse still find it a welcome step by the Indian church.

Secrecy over clergy abuse standards causes confusion in India

New Delhi -- Three months after India's theologians and Catholic religious pressed a congress of bishops to act following a wave of clergy sex abuse cases, no official response has come.

Indian Catholics frustrated over clergy sex abuse cases

New Delhi -- Amid a recent rash of criminal allegations, more than 100 theologians, women religious, priests and feminists have written to India's bishops to demand they react quickly.