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150-year-old cathedral damaged in New Zealand quake (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb 22 (IANS) A cathedral dating back to 1860 that Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw visited in 1934 and praised its architecture was badly damaged in a massive earthquake ... Read more...

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150-year-old cathedral damaged in New Zealand quake


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb 22 (IANS) A cathedral that dates back to 1860 was damaged in the massive earthquake that struck this New Zealand city, a media report said.New Zealand Herald reported ... Read more...

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UK bishop suspended after William, Kate marriage slur


November 24th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A bishop who suggested that Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage will fall apart after seven years has been suspended from duty.Shortly after the Royal couple's announcement ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict “expressed concern” at defrocking California priest over molestation


April 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10(ANI): Newly surfaced public documents have revealed that the current Pope Benedict XVI, then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, was reluctant in the 1980s to defrock a California priest sentenced to probation for ... Read more...

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Suspended Kerala bishop in trouble again


March 30th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pathanamthitta, (Kerala) March 30 (IANS) Bishop John Thattumkal of Kerala is in a fresh trouble. He has been found staying with the woman he had adopted as a daughter last year, which ... Read more...

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Pope suspends controversial Kerala bishop


October 24th, 2008 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala) Oct 23 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI Thursday suspended Bishop John Thattumkal, who was involved in a major controversy after he adopted a woman.Speaking to IANS, Fr Stephen Alathara, spokesperson of ... Read more...

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For controversial Kerala bishop, it’s business as usual


October 18th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Kerala bishop who is caught in a controversy over adopting a woman was back to visiting his parish Saturday. It has also emerged that another priest had ... Read more...

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Bishop stirs trouble after he adopts 26-year-old


October 15th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) A bishop in Kerala has stirred controversy by adopting a 26-year-old woman, prompting the archbishop of the area to hold an inquiry after priests in his diocese made ... Read more...

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