Roberto De Nobili(1577- 1656)

Many Portuguese missionaries followed Vasco da Gama (1498 A.D.) to India to preach Christianity to the Indians. Goa became a centre of Christianity and part of the papal hierarchy in the East. Ignatius Loyola founded Society of Jesus (SJ) in (1542 A.D.). The members of this society were also known as Jesuits.

Church interferes in India's politics, slams INC and leadership

India's most powerful Church has interfered once again in India's politics. The Church slammed Indian National Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi. The Archdiocese of Thrissur severely criticized the methods and the functioning of the Indian National Congress Party and its leader Rahul Gandhi in an article in its publication. The said article was published in 'Catholic Sabha' under the title 'Is the Congress party distancing itself from the proposed national alternative.'