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Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Goa deputy CM apologises for Hindu nation remark

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:23

Goa`s Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation.

"Christian-Hindu" comment is heresy: NCP

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:24

The NCP Saturday charged Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza with "heresy" and demanded that the Goa church seek an explanation from him about his claim of being a "Christian Hindu".

Congress seeks dismissal of two Goa ministers

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:26

The Congress Saturday demanded the dismissal of Goa cabinet minister Deepak Dhavalikar and Deputy Chief Minister Francis D`Souza for making "unconstitutional" remarks about India as a Hindu nation.

India is a Hindu nation, I`m a `Hindu Christian`: Goa Dy CM Francis D`Souza

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:14

In comments that may trigger a controversy, senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Goa Francis D`Souza, Friday, said that India is Hindu nation and he considers himself a `Christian Hindu`.

Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 08:42

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.

Pope seeks justice 20 years after attack on Argentine Jews

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 03:50

Pope Francis today called for justice to be done in the unsolved bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people and wounded 300 others two decades ago.

Pope Francis skipped World Cup final to stay `neutral`

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 23:20

Pope Francis did not watch his native Argentina play Germany in the World Cup final as "a matter of neutrality," the Vatican`s chief of ceremonies Guillermo Karcher said on Monday.

Pope promises `solutions` to priestly celibacy: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:08

Pope Francis promised "solutions" to the issue of priestly celibacy in an interview on Sunday, but was quickly refuted by the Vatican.

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Gaza conflict

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:55

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Gaza during his weekly Angelus prayer, calling for "concrete gestures to build peace" as the deadly six-day offensive escalated.

Pope stays above the fray for World Cup final

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 23:43

Football fan Pope Francis stayed neutral ahead of the World Cup final between his native Argentina and Germany, saying the tournament in Brazil had shown the importance of dialogue between different cultures.

Pope begs forgiveness for `sacrilegious cult` of Church sexual abuse

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 02:27

Pope apologises for "sacrilegious cult" of Church``s sexual abuse

Pope meets Catholics sexually abused by clergy

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:24

Pope Francis has held his first meeting with a group of Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy.