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Vatican denies Pope will donate organs after death says his donor card is invalid


February 5th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): The Vatican has denied that Pope Benedict will donate his organs after death,saying that his donor card became invalid after he ceased to be a cardinal and became ... Read more...

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Vatican denies that it was planning an exorcism show with Discovery


January 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vatican has denied reports that it was working with Discovery to come up with series on exorcism.Reports emerged that Discovery was working with the Vatican ... Read more...

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Pope wanted Muslim-dominated Turkey to be out of EU: Wikileaks


December 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican City, Dec 11 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Pope Benedict XVI is responsible for the Vatican's growing hostility towards Turkey, the ... Read more...

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Italian church welcomes legal action in sex abuse cases


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Oct 2 (IANS/AKI) Italy's catholic church has welcomed civil suites against priests for alleged sexual abuse, said Monsignor Mariano Crociata, secretary-general of the Italian Episcopal Conference."There will be no obstacles ... Read more...

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Pope’s aide’s branding of UK as ‘Third World’ sparks race row in Britain


September 16th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Pope Benedict's visit to Britain was plunged into controversy following his key aide, Cardinal Walter Kasper's reference to the UK as a 'Third World' country.The German - a ... Read more...

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Hindus approach Malta’s Archbishop to bring religious equality before law


July 14th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 14 (ANI): Hindus have contacted Malta's Roman Catholic Archbishop Monsignor Paul Cremona urging him to use his good offices to ensure that Malta treats all religions equally in front ... Read more...

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Berlusconi accused of ’sacrilege’ in communion row


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): The Catholic church has accused Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of committing "sacrilege" by taking communion despite having divorced his first wife and being on the verge of ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll has reached 212,000: Prime Minister Bellerive


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 5(ANI): Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said the death toll from last month's catastrophic earthquake has reached 212,000, while the number of homeless may be far ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul Flagellated Himself To Get Closer To God


January 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a book titled "Why A Saint," by Monsignor Slawomir Oder, Pope John Paul used to flagellate himself in order to feel closer to ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II ‘regularly whipped himself’ with a belt


January 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Pope John Paul II regularly whipped himself with a trouser belt that he kept in his wardrobe, a new book has revealed.It had long been rumoured that the ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II used to whip himself with a belt


January 27th, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new book about Pope John Paul II, has revealed that he used to whip himself with a belt, even while he was on vacation. ... Read more...

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Vatican slams ‘Twilight’ series


November 21st, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church has expressed concerns over the growing popularity of the "Twilight" series, as Vatican officials have called the vampire franchise a "moral vacuum with a ... Read more...

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Vatican condemns New Moon as a “deviant moral vacuum”


November 20th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Vampire film 'New Moon,' the sequel to 'Twilght,' has come under fire from the Vatican church.Monsignor Franco Perazzolo, of the Pontifical Council of Culture, described the film as ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway’’s ex admits to PS2.4m fraud


December 17th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Anne Hathaway''s ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri, who was imprisoned in a scam case, has confessed to a fraud of over 2.4 million pounds.The Italian businessman was sentenced to ... Read more...

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Pope John Paul II to be beatified by spring 2009


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (ANI): Pope John Paul II could ascent to sainthood by next spring, possibly in time for the fourth anniversary of his death, a cardinal at the Vatican predicts.Monsignor ... Read more...

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