Sainthood

  • Sculpture of Pope John Paul II decried as ugly 21-05-2011 09:09 AM

    Rome: A new, modernist sculpture of Pope John Paul II is turning into a monumental bust. The Vatican on Friday slammed the giant artwork outside Rome's Termini Train Station, saying it doesn't even resemble the late pontiff. Some Romans and tourists say the bronze statue looks more like Italy's wartime...
  • Pope Benedict set to beatify John Paul II 13-01-2011 08:57 AM

    Vatican City: Former Pope John Paul II will move a step closer to sainthood this week when his successor Pope Benedict approves the case for his beatification, Vatican sources said Wednesday. In "a few days" the Vatican's Prefect for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato, is expected present Benedict...
  • Mother Teresa, the saviour of the destitute 27-08-2010 06:46 PM

    Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu or as we know her as Mother Teresa, dedicated her entire life to serve the poor and helpless as she responded to the call of God. ...
  • Remembering Mother: Is compassion missing in new India? 27-08-2010 07:21 AM

    On Mother Teresa's birth centenary we ask whether there is a lack of compassion in new India. ...
  • Sainthood status eludes Mother Teresa 24-08-2010 12:04 AM

    Baruipur, West Bengal: Even though the world eagerly awaits the elevation of Mother Teresa to sainthood as she approaches 100 this Thursday, this may not be possible soon as the Church is still looking for an 'acceptable' miracle attributed to her, a prelate has said here in West Bengal. "We...
  • Kerala nun to be saint before Mother Teresa 03-03-2008 11:44 AM

    London: The British press on Friday hailed late former cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi not only as one of India's most successful Test captains but also a leading batsmen, who managed to averaged 34 in Tests despite having lost his right eye in a car accident. "The death of...
  • Vatican makes it tougher to be a saint 19-02-2008 01:41 PM

    Mumbai: In the backdrop of the World Cup-winning Indian team's dismal outing thus far in England, the Cricket Board's all-powerful working committee will have a one-day sitting on August 15 at its headquarters here. The committee is expected to take up "routine" matters like the secretary's annual report and others...