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BJP hits back at Church jab on Parrikar, Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:45

The BJP has hit back at a Church-backed organization that slammed its prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for misgovernance.

Poll campaign projected as Presidential contest in favour of one individual: Goa Church

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 01:35

The Goa Church on Tuesday took a dig at BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying the election campaign is tilted in favour of "one individual to make it look like the Presidential contest".

Demand for change in Goa poll date grows as CM, Church join in

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 22:52

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and the Church joined the growing chorus for seeking a change in April 17 Lok Sabha poll date in the state as it clashes with a Catholic article of faith, which is a day ahead of Good Friday.

Carnival has nothing to do with religion: Goa Church

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 14:47

While the opposition parties have criticised Goa government`s decision to convene the Assembly session during the annual carnival, the spokesperson of Goa Church today said the event had nothing to do with Catholic faith.

Goa Church to raise money for Uttarakhand relief

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 17:42

Priests at Goa`s churches will appeal for donations during Sunday mass for relief and rehabilitation work in Uttarakhand, where floods have caused havoc, leaving hundreds of people dead and several thousand stranded.

Goa church to drape `indecently` dressed visitors

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 13:46

The "indecently" dressed visitors to the 16th century Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, a must-do on most tourists` itineraries, will now be offered shawls to cover themselves up before they enter the shrine.

Goa Church backs `appointments` made by Cong govt

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 19:47

The Goa Church has appealed to the ruling coalition for not to deprive 230 candidates of employment on humanitarian grounds.

Goa`s grand old church to go green, shed asbestos

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 14:55

Basilica of Bom Jesus, one of Goa`s most revered churches, will have an eco-friendly roof as ASI wanted visitors to have a "healthy" experience.

Late medieval era Church music legacy preserved by rare organs

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 10:42

Handful of piped organs from the late medieval era are preserved by the Goan Churches.

Goa church to install signboards for dress code

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 16:44

Basilica de Bom Jesus which contains the relics of St Francis Xavier, has decided to install sign-boards requesting visitors to wear decent clothes.

‘Churchill must apologise for remarks on priests’

Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 11:33

In more trouble for former Goa Congress minister Churchill Alemao, after his remarks against Catholic priests here, a church-backed front has demanded a public apology for the same, and termed his allegations as "baseless".

Drug abuse in Goa a matter of concern: Church

Last Updated: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 21:34

Terming drug abuse in Goa a matter of great concern, the Goa Church on Saturday said that it was no more restricted to tourist places but moving toward the hinterland.