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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gifts Bible bound in Baluchari silk to Pope Francis

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gifts Bible bound in Baluchari silk to Pope Francis

Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday.

Chinese textbooks criticised for including Bible story

A Chinese textbook used in Beijing secondary schools was criticised for including a story from the Bible, after some outraged citizens claimed the book spreads Western values.

US to seek death penalty against accused South Carolina church shooter

 Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, last June, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Cruz asks top spokesman to go after Rubio flap

Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz said Monday he has asked his national spokesman to resign for a "grave error of judgment" in distributing a video that falsely suggested rival Marco Rubio was dismissive of the Bible.

Philippine church defends Manny Pacquiao, says he was only quoting the Bible

Philippine church defends Manny Pacquiao, says he was only quoting the Bible

Pacquiao has said his ultimate ambition is to be president of the Philippines.

Scary moment! Ghost turning pages of a scorched bible – watch video

Scary moment! Ghost turning pages of a scorched bible – watch video

The video was filmed by American paranormal experts Niki Para and Karissa Fleck.

Bible has more violent content than Quran, reveals text analysis

Bible has more violent content than Quran, reveals text analysis

Bible or Quran – which one of the two has more violent content? An analysis into both the texts reveals that the description of destruction and killing was found more in the holy book of Christianity than in its Islamic counterpart.

Know about significance of the Bible!

Know about significance of the Bible!

One of the holiest books and the most important book for people following Christianity is the Bible. It holds immense importance in the lives of people and has the capability of altering things and mind for good.

World's oldest bible on show as British Museum tracks Egypt's religions

World's oldest bible on show as British Museum tracks Egypt's religions

Titled ‘Egypt: faith after the pharaohs’, the exhibition covers 12 centuries, from the country's integration into the Roman Empire in 30 BC to the fall of the Islamic Fatimid dynasty in 1171.

Oldest bible on show as UK Museum tracks Egypt's religions

Oldest bible on show as UK Museum tracks Egypt's religions

The world's oldest bible is among 200 objects tracing Egypt's religious evolution in an exhibition at London's British Museum, which opens Friday and spans the 1,200 years since Cleopatra's death.

Christian group claims that the world will be 'annihilated' today!

Christian group claims that the world will be 'annihilated' today!

While our planet may have survived the blood moon”, it will be permanently destroyed on Wednesday, 7 October, a Christian organization has warned.

After he stoked controversies, Mahesh Sharma told by BJP to keep low profile

After he stoked controversies, Mahesh Sharma told by BJP to keep low profile

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma, who has recently stoked several controversies with his controversial statements, has been ticked off by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked to keep a low profile, a report said on Saturday.

Goa Congress files complains against Mahesh Sharma 'hate speech'

The Congress in Goa has filed a police complaint against union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma for allegedly delivering a hate speech against minority religions, a party leader said on Wednesday.

Is Narendra Modi govt trying to impose RSS' hidden agenda?

Is Narendra Modi govt trying to impose RSS' hidden agenda?

At a time when the Narendra Modi government is facing allegations of imposing the hidden agenda of the RSS, one of the NDA ministers, Dr Mahesh Sharma has made a controversial remark, saying lessons from 'Mahabharata', 'Ramayana' and 'Gita' should be taught in schools and colleges.

Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age

Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age

Opium poppy, along with many other plant species previously unknown to Israel, were brought to Israel by Philistines during the Iron Age.

US Bible museum inks Israel antiquities deal

 Ancient artifacts that have yet to be unearthed in Israel could turn up on display in a museum dedicated to the Bible opening in Washington in 2017.

Biblical text deciphered from 1,500 year old scroll

New York, July 26 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time been able to read Biblical verses from a badly burned scroll that is at least 1,500 years old.

High emotions as Charleston mourns massacre victims

Emotions ran high as defiant mourners held the first funeral services for nine African Americans shot dead by a white alleged supremacist in a Charleston church.

Dispute over MLK Bible, Nobel prize headed for mediation

A legal battle over civil rights leader Rev Martin Luther King Jr's travelling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation.

Stage set for landmark U.S. Supreme Court gay marriage arguments

A day before the U.S. Supreme Court hears landmark arguments on whether the Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage, activists on both sides of the contentious social issue converged on the white marble courthouse to voice their views.