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Straight out of a movie script! Bride refuses to marry groom, runs away with lover

Straight out of a movie script! Bride refuses to marry groom, runs away with lover

Refusing to chant wedding vows with the groom-to-be, a bride in Andhra Pradesh ran away with her lover who was present at the function among the guests.

Dec 08, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Pope Francis says no second chances for paedophile priests

Francis also acknowledged that the Church had been slow to wake up to the scale of the problem of clerical abuse, which has done enormous damage to its standing in many countries.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Suspected militants kill 2 police in attack on Kenyan church

Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Indian priest found dead in Edinburgh

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tonight condoled the priest's death and asked the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh to provide help.

Jun 25, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Christian pilgrims commemorate Good Friday in Jerusalem

Thousands of Christians from around the world marked Good Friday in Jerusalem`s Old City, retracing the steps Jesus Christ is believed to have taken carrying his cross to his crucifixion.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday.

Apr 10, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

Pope Francis says may consider making married men priests

Many in the church believe, given the lack of priests in many places, that a new path to ordination should be opened.

Mar 10, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Have you heard this Kerala priest's shocker against women? Watch viral video

Have you heard this Kerala priest's shocker against women? Watch viral video

While addressing a Christian convention, Father Sharlom said that he often wonders, "Why is that thing (women) even in church?"

Mar 01, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Ancient church stone carving in UK resembles Donald Trump's face

The carving at Southwell Minster church in England has become something of a star because of its uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Incredible India! Rock band plays `Om Namah Shivaya` inside Russian church – Watch

Incredible India! Rock band plays `Om Namah Shivaya` inside Russian church – Watch

The video will surely leave you spellbound.

 

Jan 06, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

Opposition giving communal turn to IT notice to Church: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday accused the opposition and a section of the media of trying to create anxiety among Catholics by trying to politicise an Income Tax department notice to the Goa Archbishop.

Nov 29, 2016, 22:54 PM IST
'Vote Trump' painted on black church set ablaze in US

'Vote Trump' painted on black church set ablaze in US

A predominantly African-American church was badly burned is the US state of Mississippi, with the words "Vote Trump" spray-painted on the side of the building, police said.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Shrine to Jesus in Israel robbed, vandalised: Church

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalised, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesda

Oct 25, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

Delhi Archbishop condemnds Uri attack, deplores calls for war against Pakistan

The Archbishop of the Faridabad-Delhi Syro-Malabar Catholic Church on Tuesday condemned the Uri terror attack and deplored the calls for war against Pakistan, saying the neighbouring country can be isolated internationally through dialogue and diplomacy.

Sep 27, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
Woman teacher murdered in church in Tamil Nadu

Woman teacher murdered in church in Tamil Nadu

In the second case in two days in Tamil Nadu of a woman being murdered by a spurned suitor, an infatuated youth on Wednesday killed a 24-year-old teacher in a church in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin since she was getting married to someone else, police said adding that the assailant later committed suicide.

Aug 31, 2016, 23:32 PM IST

Indonesian church attacker ''obsessed'' with Islamic State leader: Senior minister

A knife-wielding Indonesian teen who tried to attack a priest at a church during a Sunday service was "obsessed" with extremist group Islamic State, a senior minister said on Monday.

Aug 29, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Suspected terror attack at Indonesian church; no serious casualties

Indonesian police were investigating a suspected terror attack by a knife-wielding assailant on a priest during the Sunday service at a church, and a bomb squad had been deployed to determine whether the attacker`s backpack contained explosives.

Aug 28, 2016, 12:55 PM IST
Unbelievable! Jesus statue opens its eyes in Mexico, leaves believers shocked - WATCH Viral Video

Unbelievable! Jesus statue opens its eyes in Mexico, leaves believers shocked - WATCH Viral Video

The video shows the statue quickly open its eyes at a church in Mexico.

Aug 11, 2016, 21:46 PM IST

Karnataka: 13 more Sri Rama Sene activists held for raid at school over 'forced' Urdu, Arabic classes

Thirteen more Sri Rama Sene activists were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the 'raid' on a school here over alleged forcible teaching of Urdu and Arabic languages, taking the total of arrests in the case to 16, police said.

Aug 03, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

Syrian asylum seeker held over French church attack: Source close to probe

A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said on Friday.

Jul 29, 2016, 15:01 PM IST