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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Pope Francis launches app Missio as Vatican Church embraces smartphone era
Pope Francis and the US Pontifical Mission Societies have joined the smartphone league by launching ...
Pope Francis gives church hundreds of new saints
Pope Francis has given the Catholic church hundreds of new saints as he leads a canonisation ceremon...
Pigs` heads left outside Islamic school, Catholic church in Sydney
An Islamic school and a Catholic church in western Sydney have been attacked with pigs` heads.
10 killed in Nigeria church, market attack: Police
Police say at least 10 people have been killed in an attack in northeast Nigeria that targeted a chu...
Narendra Modi likely to meet Catholic cardinal on Kerala visit
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s proposed visit here has already kicked up a row in Kerala, bu...
Gay couples may get blessed in British churches
A top British clergyman under the Church of England has signalled that gay couples who seek to "enga...
Church roof collapse in Kerala; two dead
With one more worker succumbing to his injuries in the wee hours of Tuesday, the toll in the collaps...
Sex education banned in US public school buildings owned by Catholic Church
Dozens of public schools that lease church-owned buildings will have to take students off site for s...
Christians observing Good Friday today
Good Friday, or the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified, is being observed by Christians across ...
Faithful crowd churches in Kerala on Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is observed with lots of reverence as churches distribute palm leaves to commemorate Jes...
Obama visits Bethlehem church, Holocaust memorial
US President Barack Obama made a historic visit to Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem which marks t...
Scottish church allows Muslims to pray in premises
In a rare gesture signifying communal harmony, a Scotland church has become the first in UK to share...
Kurien heads Indian team to Vatican for installation of Pope
An Indian delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Monday left for the Vatican fr...
Orthodox Church leader to attend Pope inauguration
A Constantinople patriarch will attend Pope Francis`s inaugural mass for the first time since the Gr...
I want ‘poor Church for the poor’: Pope Francis
Pope Francis on Saturday said he aspires for “A poor Church for the poor", as per BBC.
Church priest arrested for `molestation` bid
A 63-year-old priest of a church here was arrested on Saturday on charges of attempting to outrage t...
Girlfriend’s snub led Pope Francis to become priest
The childhood sweetheart of Pope Francis has revealed that she had been forced to reject his marriag...
Argentine activist rues election of Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio`s election as Pope Francis represents a defeat for opponents and vict...
Mass for inauguration of Pope Francis on March 19
The Mass for the inauguration of new Pope Francis will be held March 19, Vatican spokesman Rev. Fede...
Goa churches hold special prayers after election of new Pope
Special prayers were held during regular mass in Goa churches on Thursday after Pope Francis was ele...
Francis I, the new Pope from `the end of the earth`
In a surprise development, the College of Cardinals on Wednesday elected a new Pope from Argentina.
Papal election: Waiting for the white smoke
Cardinals gathered at the Vatican from around the world are heading into second day of the Papal Con...
New Pope to be elected by Thursday: Catholic church
The Catholic Church in Kerala expects that the new pope would be elected by Thursday morning, a chur...
No ban on Suryanelli rape victim: Kerala church
The mother of the Suryanelli gangrape victim Friday alleged that her family members had been restrai...
Ex-UK Catholic leader Keith O’Brien admits, apologizes for ‘sexual misconduct’
Britain’s most senior cardinal, who was forced to resign last week, has apologized and admitted that...
Russian patriarch against electronic orthodox encyclopaedia
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, has spoken out against spending money on ...
Bulgarian bishop donates Rolex for church`s electricity bills
A Bulgarian bishop has donated his expensive Rolex watch to a local church to enable it to pay off a...
Pope contender blames Catholic Church sex abuse scandal on gay priests
A frontrunner to succeed Pope Benedict XVI has raised suggestions that gay priests are partly to bla...
Who will replace Pope Benedict XVI?
Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson of Ghana is one of the main contenders.
Lightning hits Vatican church after pope announces resignation
A lightning touched the roof of one of the holiest Catholic churches in the Vatican hours after Pope...
Pope Benedict XVI`s shock resignation stuns Catholic world
When an 85-year old Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation citing poor health concerns, the ent...
Two Kerala cardinals among those voting for new Pope
The 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI, set to resign Feb 28, will be the first pope to resign in six cen...
Sectarian unrest flares anew in southern Egypt
Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of Muslim protesters trying to storm a Coptic Christian c...
Catholic Church seeks Rehman Malik`s apology
Malik had said the cleric was not aware of government`s affairs and ridiculed Qadri for his getup an...
Ireland`s Catholic Church calls for abortion referendum
Ireland`s Catholic Church suggested a referendum on changing country`s controversial anti-abortion l...
Church of England allows gay men to become bishops if they ‘remain celibate’
The Church of England has dropped its prohibition on gay clergy in civil partnerships becoming bisho...
Queen Elizabeth misses church service with a cold
Queen Elizabeth II Sunday missed the Sunday church service at her Sandringham estate as she is "gett...
Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth claims to be ‘victim of racism’
A chaplain to Queen Elizabeth has become the first women bishops put forwards claims that she is a v...
UK Muslims demand same gay marriage rights as Church of England
Muslim leaders in the UK have criticized controversial plans to allow gay marriages, and demanded sa...
China govt church strips Shanghai bishop of title
Thaddeus Ma Daqin, an auxiliary bishop in Shanghai, announced his resignation from China`s Patriotic...
Syria-based Orthodox patriarch dead at 92
The patriarch of a Damascus-based Eastern Orthodox Church, Ignatius Hazim, has died in a Beirut hosp...
Rationalist in forced exile over Jesus miracle
Rationalist Sanal Edamaruku has been forced to take shelter in Finland for the past six months amids...
18th century `martyr` to be beatified by Church
An 18th century `martyr` will be beatified by a Catholic church on December 2 at Nagarcoil in Tamil ...
Pope elevates six cardinals, including Indian, to choose successor
Six new cardinals, including an Indian, joined the elite club of red-robed churchmen who will elect ...
Church of England says no to female bishops
The Church of England`s governing body narrowly blocked a move to permit women to serve as bishops, ...
Swaziland gets first female Anglican bishop
Ellinah Wamukoya, 61, was consecrated Saturday to serve as the church`s bishop in Swaziland, a tiny,...
Egyptian Orthodox Church withdraws from constituent assembly
The final decision of the churches was expected when after the new Pope is ordained tomorrow morning...
Copts plan protest after Salafis invade church in Egypt
Egypt`s Copts are preparing for a protest demonstration after a group of radical Islamists allegedly...
Suicide car bombing kills 15 in Nigerian church
At least 15 people were killed and 85 others injured when a suicide car bomber rammed his explosive ...
Gunman kills 1 in chapel of US megachurch: Police
Police say a gunman shot one person to death inside one of the largest megachurches in the US.
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