Aide to Iraq`s most senior Shi`ite cleric urges people to take up arms

A representative of Iraq`s most influential Shi`ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, urged people in a sermon at Friday prayers to take up arms and defend their country from mostly Sunni insurgents.

RJD MLAs walk out to protest `sermon` by minister

RJD MLAs, led by the Leader of
Opposition Abdul Bari Siddique, on Monday staged a walk-out from
the Assembly after describing the Health minister Ashwini
Kumar Chaube`s speech as `sermon`.

The Bishop of London`s Sermon

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” So said St Catherine of Siena whose festival day it is today. Marriage is intended to be a way in which man and woman help each other to become what God meant each one to be, their deepest and truest selves.

Stop giving sermons on flag-hoisting: BJP tells PM

BJP on Tuesday hit out at the
Jammu and Kashmir government and the Centre for "crossing all
limits" to stop the `Ekta Yatra` to Srinagar to hoist the
national flag at Lal Chowk tomorrow.