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  • Prayers, church bells herald Christmas in Mumbai 25-12-2013 01:50 PM

    Mumbai: With the chimes of church bells, moving midnight mass, earnest prayers and warm greetings early on Wednesday, Mumbai celebrated Christmas. Archbishop of Mumbai, Cardinal Oswald Gracias led the midnight mass at the Holy Name Cathedral till past 2 am on Wednesday as early morning winter chill started settling over...
  • Pope urges decisive action against sex abuse 06-04-2013 06:35 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis wants the Catholic Church to "act decisively" to root out sexual abuse of children by priests and ensure the perpetrators are punished, the Vatican said on Friday. Francis, in a meeting with the Holy See's doctrinal chief, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, had declared that combating sexual abuse...
  • Thousands gather at St Peter's Square to hear Pope's first Angelus 18-03-2013 10:00 AM

    Thousands of Catholics waving flags from around the world packed St Peter's Square on Sunday to hear Pope Francis deliver his inaugural Angelus. ...
  • Halloween is harmful, pagan, says Polish bishop 31-10-2012 10:18 AM

    Warsaw: Some Catholic bishops in Poland say that Halloween is harmful because it promotes "diabolical" behavior and are asking believers not to observe it. Archbishop Andrzej Dziega in Szczecin, in the northwest, said in letter to his parishioners that under the vestige of fun, Halloween can be "destroying the spiritual...
  • Guwahati Archbishop nominated for Nobel Prize 13-06-2011 01:29 PM

    Guwahati: Archbishop of Guwahati Thomas Menamparampil has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his initiatives to bring peace among ethnic communities of the North East. The Archbishop's name has been nominated by a popular Italian magazine 'Il Bollettino Salesiano' which also published a four-page story on...
  • Sharia laws vary among world's Muslims and how 13-02-2008 11:18 AM

    London: England batsman Ian Bell has immense respect for the Indian cricket team but says he can't over-respect the World No.1 Test side. Bell said England are eagerly looking forward to snatch the World No.1 Test team tag from India. England can achieve the major goal if they win the...
  • Archbishop calls for Sharia for Britain, sparks row 08-02-2008 11:35 PM

    Bridgetown: The draw against West Indies despite being in a strong position in the second Test did not disappoint Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who said his side did enough for a win but was done in by the weather gods. "Rain or bad light is not in our control....
  • Archbishop of Canterbury under fire for Sharia remarks 08-02-2008 06:13 PM

    Bridgetown: Legendary West Indian opener Gordon Greenidge admires the hunger for runs in Sachin Tendulkar and feels the Indian cricket icon would even be batting if he is on crutches. He could be playing even if he is on crutches. He is the one I would pay to watch, said...
  • Curfew in parts of Orissa after Xmas violence 26-12-2007 05:26 PM

    New Delhi: Kenya and Canada have only distant memories of World Cup highs as the strugglers prepare to meet in Group A on Monday, with both desperate to take at least one positive from the 2011 event. Kenya were one game away from the World Cup final in 2003. It...
  • Vatican didn't know Archbishop spied 09-01-2007 12:09 AM

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