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A file with personal details of Fr Tom Uzhunnalil in Bangalore, India (AP)

In a video message Fr Tom Uzhunnalil says his health is deteriorating

Mathew Uzhunnalil, brother of kidnapped Salesian Fr Thomas Uzhunnalil, at his home in Ramapuram, India (CNS photo/Anto Akkara)

Mathew Uzhunnalil is living away from his family, praying and reciting the rosary

A young earthquake victim is comforted outside a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal (CNS)

More than 60 people and more than 1,200 were injured when the magnitude-7.3 earthquake hit on Tuesday

Bishop Paul Simick of Nepal visits an earthquake survivor (Photo: CNS)

The bishop visited the worst affected areas in the capital yesterday

A family takes shelter  following the Nepal earthquake (CNS)

Bad weather delays Nepal relief effort

Director of Caritas Nepal says ‘logistical problems are enormous’ after Saturday’s earthquake

A student tapes her mouth shut during a  candlelight vigil for the elderly nun attacked last week (CNS)

The attack took place after a group of masked men broke into the Jesus and Mary Congregation convent on Friday night

Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias (CNS)

Officials to investigate why Archbishop Roche and Archbishop Rugambwa’s visa applications were rejected

Pakistani members of the Christian minority shout slogans during a protest in Karachi (CNS)

Church leaders said they were seeking to curb the misuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy law

Sister Rani Maria Vattalil, from her Wiikipedia page

Samandhar Singh stabbed Sister Rani Maria 54 times in front of bus passengers

Sri Lankan human rights activist, Ruki Fernando (PA)

Bishop Rayappu Joseph of Mannar “happy and relieved” after human rights workers are freed