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  • Boy wanders onto the stage during Pope' speech, clings to him, steals the show 31-10-2013 01:39 PM

    Pope Francis was delivering a homily but a little boy stole the show. Francis was speaking in St. Peter's Square about the important role grandparents play when a little boy walked up behind him and confidently climbed up and sat down on the pontiff's white chair. The pope smiled while...
  • Bible quotes on Finnish toilet paper? 05-03-2013 10:37 AM

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  • Russian woman keeps dead husband for three years 20-11-2012 08:31 AM

    Moscow: A Russian woman kept her husband's mummified headless body for three years, believing he will return to life one day as a miracle. Investigators observed that the headless body found in a ditch in central Russia was actually there because of a failed Biblical miracle and not as the...
  • New 'Judgment Day' date is out. It's October 21 24-05-2011 12:45 PM

    Los Angeles: The evangelical Christian broadcaster whose much-ballyhooed Judgment Day prophecy went conspicuously unfulfilled on Saturday has a simple explanation for what went wrong -- he miscalculated. Instead of the world physically coming to an end on May 21 with a great, cataclysmic earthquake, as he had predicted, Harold Camping,...
  • World (not) to end on May 21. Paid your bills? 20-05-2011 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: Doomsayers are having a field day, selling T-shirts, carrying sign boards and wagging their fingers at skeptics as they predict the beginning of the end of the world. May 21, 6 pm, to be precise. And if you are the type that waits until the last day to...
  • Gender neutral Bible draws criticism 18-03-2011 12:08 PM

    Nashville, Tenn.: In the old translation of the world's most popular Bible, John the Evangelist declares: "If anyone says, 'I love God,' yet hates his brother, he is a liar." Make that "brother or sister" in a new translation that includes more gender-neutral language and is drawing criticism from some...
  • American Bible changes words such as 'holocaust' 03-03-2011 08:00 PM

    Chicago: A new edition of one the most popular English-language Bibles will offer substitutes for words such as "booty" and "holocaust" to better reflect modern understanding, a Catholic group said on Wednesday. Nearly 50 scholars from all faiths and a committee of Roman Catholic bishops have labored since 1994 over...
  • Mizos fear the 'Devil', shun census 16-06-2010 11:20 AM

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  • Israelites were high when given Commandments: Scholar 06-03-2008 01:05 AM

    Chennai: Ahead of their must-win Group A match against Trinidad and Tobago, Cape Cobras wicket-keeper Dane Vilas said his team is confident of seeing off the Caribbean side's spin attack on the difficult MA Chidambaram strip. Luckily, we are playing them at the end, so they're not a completely unknown...
  • Malaysian officials slammed for confiscating Bibles 05-02-2008 01:51 AM

    New Delhi: Despite mounting pressure on the BCCI on the use of Umpire Decision Review System with master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and former India coach Gary Kirsten backing it wholeheartedly, the Board doesn't seem to be in a charitable mood. Reacting to Tendulkar's interview in the Hindustan Times where he...
  • Jesus tomb found, claims new film 27-02-2007 08:25 PM

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  • Why Kerala 'towers' over India 01-12-2006 03:06 PM

    Just 24 feet shorter than the Westminster Cathedral in London, the Bible Tower was built over four years. ...
  • Bible goes mobile in South Africa 20-09-2006 07:57 PM

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