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Bishop Prasad Gallela of Cuddapah was blindfolded, handcuffed and abducted shortly after celebrating Mass

Generation Hope was filmed at the charity’s projects in Malawi, Haiti, and India and features Hollywood actor Gerard Butler

Francis called for Fr Uzhunnalil and ‘all people kidnapped in areas of armed conflict’ to be set free

An explosion at a Hindu temple killed at least 100 people and injured many more

It’s easy to feel powerless when a good priest such as Fr Tom Uzhunnalil is abducted, but we can pray to the souls of priests who were imprisoned unfairly

Pope Francis will preside over the consistory scheduled for March 15

A sneak preview of this week’s issue

Cardinal Gracias says he will personally ask the Pope to open the Cause of the 2008 martyrs

An economic blockade imposed by neighbouring India has heightened the crisis for Nepalese