Jesuit Fr. Julian S. Das is the former was the editor of The Herald, the weekly of the Calcutta archdiocese weekly, and former director of the Jesuit-managed Chitrabani, founded in 1970 in Kolkata as the first media center in eastern India. He is a correspondent for Matters India, a news portal that collaborates with GSR and focuses on religious and social issues.

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Korean nun changes the face of Bus-Park slum in Nepal

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As Mother Teresa's canonization nears, Missionaries of Charity hope for more vocations

Preview: Kolkata, where Mother Teresa lived and worked, is agog with excitement as preparations for Teresa's canonization Sept. 4 at the Vatican enter the final stages.

Sisters Adorers give new options to sex workers

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