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After 60 years, priest jailed for life for murdering Texas beauty queen who came to him for confession

After 60 years, priest jailed for life for murdering Texas beauty queen who came to him for confession

John Feit, a visiting priest in McAllen, Texas, was convicted on Thursday of premeditated murder in the death of Irene Garza, then 25 in 1960.

Dec 09, 2017, 10:16 AM IST

Pandharpur temple priest suspended for assaulting devotee

"The priest Ashok Bhadage, stands suspended. We cannot tolerate such violent behaviour within the temple premises," Solapur district Collector Rajendra Bhosale told PTI.

May 20, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Kerala priest donates kidney to Muslim woman, saves her life

Kerala priest donates kidney to Muslim woman, saves her life

A clergyman in Kerala has donated his kidney to a Muslim woman who was suffering from kidney ailments for the last four years and saved her life, hospital authorities said on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2016, 21:57 PM IST
Priest sexually assaults 21-year-old girl in Kerala's Kannur, victim forced to withdraw complaint

Priest sexually assaults 21-year-old girl in Kerala's Kannur, victim forced to withdraw complaint

A 41-year-old Catholic priest has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old seminary student here.

Oct 26, 2016, 16:09 PM IST

Man beaten to death by 'priest', transgender in Thane

A 25-year-old man, allegedly suffering from mental illness was allegedly killed after he was thrashed by three persons, including a "priest", who claimed to treat him through black magic and witchcraft, police said on Wednesday.

Sep 07, 2016, 13:15 PM IST

Second French church attacker was known to police: Report

Police have identified the second assailant who attacked a church in northern France this week as a 19-year-old known to security services as suspected of having Islamist militant links, sources said on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Priest held on charge of raping minor in Delhi

A temple priest has been arrested on the charge of raping a minor girl in west Delhi, police said on Thursday.

May 12, 2016, 23:14 PM IST
Simhastha Kumbh Mela in MP: Seven people killed, over 80 injured as tents collapse in thunderstorm

Simhastha Kumbh Mela in MP: Seven people killed, over 80 injured as tents collapse in thunderstorm

The month-long Simhastha Kumbh Mela began in Ujjain early on last Friday with the arrival of Juna Akhara for the royal bath on the banks of the Kshipra river.

May 05, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Ex-Australian priest John Joseph Farrell sentenced for child abuse

An Australian court on Monday sentenced a former Catholic priest to 29 years in prison for sexually abusing a dozen children between 1979 and 1988.

May 02, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

Marriages without priest cannot be declared as illegal: Madras HC

Madras High Court has upheld an amendment made in the year 1968 to simplify Hindu marriages.

Nov 10, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Strangulated body of priest found in Narwana

The strangulated body of a priest was found inside the Dera premises at Narwana.

Oct 07, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Transsexuals cannot be godparents, Vatican tells priest

The Vatican told a Spanish bishop that transsexuals cannot be godparents after he asked for a formal answer on the matter, the cleric in the diocese of Cadiz and Ceuta said.

Sep 03, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

California priest gets prison in sexual abuse during flight

A California-based Catholic priest was sentenced to six months in prison followed by six months of home confinement for groping a sleeping woman seated next to him on an airliner.

Aug 25, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Significance of PM Modi's visit to Dhakeshwari temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday offered prayers at Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka. He also worshiped other idols and chanted hymns in the temple.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Dhakeshwari temple priest's special request to PM Modi

Dhakeshwari temple priest's special request to PM Modi for the Hindu community in Bangladesh.

Jun 06, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Priest kidnapped in Homs region of Syria: NGO

A priest of the Syriac Catholic Church in the western Syrian city of Homs was kidnapped Thursday along with one of his colleagues, the NGO l`Oeuvre d`Orient told AFP Friday.

May 22, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

Indian film 'Priest' among 2015 sH2Orts finalists

The finalists for the sH2Orts 2015 film competition have been announced and Indian film 'Priest' by Devdatt Manjrekarhas been shortlisted.

Mar 07, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

Chile priest who took babies for adoption will not be prosecuted

A Catholic priest in Chile who was instrumental in taking babies from their mothers for adoption by others in the 1970s and 1980s will not face prosecution, after a court ruled that too much time had passed since the events in question.

Feb 19, 2015, 03:05 AM IST

Sexual assault case: Accused priest extradited from India to US

A Roman Catholic priest who is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old US girl has been returned to the US from his native India to face charges, authorities said.

Nov 19, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Priest gets 10-yr RI for abducting, raping minor girl in MP

A 24-year-old priest was Tuesday sentenced to ten-year rigorous imprisonment by a fast track court here for allegedly kidnapping and raping a minor girl after taking her to religious places in Uttar Pradesh.

Sep 16, 2014, 14:54 PM IST