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Pope calls worldwide day of prayer and fasting for peace on Fe...

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis invited Roman Catholics and members of all other religions on Sunday to observe a day of prayer, fasting and initiatives for peace on February 23, urging everyone to 'say no' to violence and conflict. Reuters, 2 months ago

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Catholics celebrate Easter in ancient Jerusalem church

Hundreds of Christians are marking Easter by flocking to Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where they believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected.Worshippers prayed and sang hymns Sunday in the church in Jerusalem's Old City ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Sacred Jerusalem church shut after dispute with Israeli authorities  Business Standard1 month ago

Aus prosecutor drops a sex charge against cardinal

An Australian prosecutor today withdrew a single charge against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to face a sex prosecution.The 76-year-old Australian cardinal will appear on Monday in a court in Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Ahankar has been many a leader's undoing

'BJP leaders might ponder the all-consuming arrogance that grips the Modi-Shah combine a year ahead of the next general election,' says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi during his interaction with the Indian Diaspora in London, April 18, 2018. Photograph: @PIBIndia/Twitter The word 'hubris' in the Oxford English Dictionary is summed up simply as 'excessive pride'. It is the single biggest reason for leaders who exercise unrestrained power to rapidly start losing their shine.
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Dalit Christians allege discrimination in Tamil Nadu diocese

From denial of priesthood to separate chapels and cemetery, the Dalit Christians of Sivagangai Diocese in Southern Tamil Nadu allege widespread caste-based discrimination, according to a public hearing reported released on Monday. In the report titled ...
 DNA1 week ago

Hundreds strip off for Philippine underpants run

Clad in underwear, loincloths, tutus or body paint, hundreds of semi-naked young people pounded the streets of Manila today in an unusual race that brought a sweaty spectacle to the capital of the conservative, mainly Catholic Philippines.The city's ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Pope urges end to 'carnage' in Syria

Pope Francis called today for an end to "carnage" in Syria and "reconciliation" in the Middle East in his traditional Easter message."Today we implore fruits of peace upon the entire world, beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria," the ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

China detains 'underground' bishop with role in deal with Vatican

Chinese authorities have detained an "underground" bishop who is being asked to take a subordinate role in the church as part of a landmark deal between the Vatican and the Communist government, two sources said on Wednesday. The sources with knowledge of the ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Medical experts hail 'landmark judgment'

The Supreme Court judgment on Friday, allowing a person suffering from terminal illness to refuse medical treatment to avoid "protracted physical suffering" drove a wedge between the scientific and religious domains. Dr Shivkumar Utture, a member of the ...
 DNA1 month ago

Philippines says eight jihadists killed in the south

The Philippine military said today it had killed at least eight Islamic militants in an operation to stop jihadist efforts to set up base in the country's south following the deadly five-month siege of Marawi city last year.Armoured vehicles and artillery ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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