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The body of Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, who died last week in Rome, arrived at the airport here on Saturday.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 02:59
Pope Francis today publicly backed his new economy czar, who is overhauling the Vatican`s administration amid grumblings from some Holy See bureaucrats about a perceived abrasive and secretive style.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 21:32
The simple, low-frills style of Pope Francis is having an effect on the upcoming canonisations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 19:40
Pope Francis on Monday created a new finance ministry to oversee the Holy See`s economic affairs in a move aimed at increasing transparency and boosting funds for the poor following a wave of scandals at the Vatican bank.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 05:31
Spanish prosecutors have opened an investigation into newly chosen Spanish Cardinal Fernando Sebastian Aguilar after a gay-rights group accused him of hate speech.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:44
A controversial book of John Paul II`s personal notes hit stores in Poland today, compiled by his personal secretary in defiance of the late pontiff`s dying wish that they be destroyed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 01:11
US Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday elected Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Kentucky to be their new president as they grapple with changing priorities under Pope Francis.
Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 15:21
Pope Emeritus Benedict’s deteriorating health has alarmed Archbishop of Cologne Joachim Meisner.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 14:28
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s proposed visit here has already kicked up a row in Kerala, but it could become more "colourful" as he may meet a cardinal of the Catholic Church while here.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 12:22
Pope Francis has cancelled the annual stipend of 25,000 euros (around $33,000) paid to each of five cardinals who oversee the Vatican Bank.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 20:51
Vatican was embroiled in fresh controversy as one of its top cardinals described paedophilia as a psychological "illness".
Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 09:38
Pope Francis I’s is of Italian origin but belongs to Argentina.
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