Four nuns who founded orders to be made saints: Pope

Pope Francis announced Saturday that he will elevate four women to sainthood in May, all nuns who lived in the 19th century and founded Catholic orders -- one French, one Italian and two Palestinians.

Defender Jason McCarthy signs new Southampton deal
Defender Jason McCarthy signs new Southampton deal

Defender Jason McCarthy confirmed Friday he has penned a new two-and-a-half-year deal with Premier League side Southampton.

Southampton looks to turn screw on off-balance QPR
Southampton looks to turn screw on off-balance QPR

After a slip-up against Swansea, fourth-placed Southampton will seek to heap more misery on managerless Queens Park Rangers when they visit the west Londoners on Saturday, bolstered by returns from injury.

Saints march on as Spurs stage FA Cup comeback
Saints march on as Spurs stage FA Cup comeback

 Shane Long scored the winner as Premier League high-flyers Southampton saw off second-tier Ipswich Town 1-0 in their FA Cup third-round replay on Wednesday.

Dusan Tadic thanks fans after Southampton's win against shabby Manchester United
Dusan Tadic thanks fans after Southampton's win against shabby Manchester United

Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic thanked the fans for their support after the side's emphatic 1-0 win away at Old Trafford against Manchester United. Tadic scored the winner for the Saints in the 69th minute to sink Louis van Gaal's team.

Manchester United injury crisis is finally over, says Louis van Gaal
Manchester United injury crisis is finally over, says Louis van Gaal

With just one player left on Manchester United`s injury list and a new goalkeeper signed, manager Louis van Gaal is starting to enjoy life at Old Trafford as he tries to assemble the "best team in the world".

Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen
Southampton sign Dutch winger Eljero Elia on loan from Bremen

Southampton have agreed to sign Werder Bremen`s Netherlands winger Eljero Elia on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea
Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea

Victor Wanyama`s first Southampton goal proved enough to finally end the resistance of 10-man Swansea on Saturday as the visitors won 1-0 to go second in the Premier League.

Mesut Ozil inspires Arsenal to easy win at Aston Villa
Mesut Ozil inspires Arsenal to easy win at Aston Villa

Arsenal responded to midweek criticism with a 3-0 thrashing of Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday inspired by record signing Mesut Ozil.

Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad
Pelle's big boost after flirtation with Italian squad

Southampton`s new powerhouse striker Graziano Pelle has hit the Premier League running and is full of confidence after four goals in five competitive matches propelled him to the fringes of the Italian squad, Saints boss Ronald Koeman told reporters.

Tears of joy replace tears of despair for Hartley

A year ago England hooker Dylan Hartley left Twickenham in disgrace after being sent off in the Premiership final but one year on he was all smiles as Northampton celebrated their first ever English title.

15,000 saints to campaign for Modi: Ashok Singhal

Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal today reiterated his support to Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, saying he is the strongest candidate for the top job.

Crouch comes back to haunt Southampton as his goal earns draw

A goal by Peter Crouch against one of his former teams earned Stoke just their seventh point away from home from this season as they secured a creditable 2-2 draw with Southampton at St Mary`s on Saturday.

Colts, Saints use late heroics to advance

The Indianapolis Colts engineered the second-largest comeback in NFL playoff history by storming back from a massive 28-point deficit to stun Kansas City 45-44 in the opening game of wild card weekend.

Vatican to declare Pope John Paul II, John XXIII as ‘Saints’ to unify Catholics?

In an official announcement on Monday, Pope Francis declared sainthood dates
for two Popes, late Pope John Paul II(1978 to 2005) and John XXIII (1958-1963).

Not rulers, saints controlled civilisation: President

The flow of civilisation has always been controlled and regulated by religious preachers, saints and social reformers, rather than heads of state and all-powerful emperors, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday.

Southampton`s Luke Shaw spurns Chelsea`s advances

Luke Shaw has signed a new five-year contract which commits him to Southampton until 2018, Goal.com can reveal.

Saints to protest Communal Violence Bill: VHP

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad
Sunday said saints and seers across the country would launch a
series of agitations from April this year to protest against
the proposed Communal Violence Bill of the Central government.

Saints don`t run away: Raj Babbar on Ramdev

Taking pot-shots at yoga guru
Ramdev, Congress MP Raj Babbar has said real saints do not
change their attire to save their lives.

Pope creates three new saints

Pope Benedict XVI created three
new saints of the Catholic Church in recognition of
their missionary and social work.