Italian magazine proposes Indian archbishop for Nobel Prize

June 14th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) A mass circulated Italian magazine has recommended Archbishop of Guwahati Thomas Menamparampil for the coveted Nobel Peace Prize for his initiative in brokering peace in the ... Read more...

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Pope to issue new rules to counter financial crimes

December 30th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS) The Vatican plans to unveil new rules intended to counter financial crimes and make its financial activities more transparent, a media report said Thursday. The decision has been ... Read more...

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Bishop Kenneth Moales Sr. Passes Away After Suffering Heart Attack

September 22nd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, Bishop Kenneth Moales Sr, a well known inductee of the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, breathed his last. He reportedly passed ... Read more...

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Holy See ‘perplexed’ by probe against Vatican Bank chief

September 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 21 (DPA) The Vatican said it was "perplexed" and "astonished" by reports Tuesday that Italian authorities are investigating the chairman of the Vatican Bank in connection with a money laundering ... Read more...

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Vatican slams police ’sex abuse cover up’ raid on Belgian cardinals’ tombs

June 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): The Vatican has protested after police raided tombs of two Roman Catholic Cardinals in a search for evidence of paedophile priests.Police officers raided the St Rambouts Cathedral in ... Read more...

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Belgian bishop resigns over sex abuse case

April 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 23 (DPA) A bishop in the Belgian city of Bruges has resigned over a sexual abuse case, the Belga news agency reported Friday, quoting a relative of the prelate. However, no ... Read more...

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Pope Recommends Catholic Penance Over The Sexual Mistreatment Disgrace

April 16th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday recommended the Catholics to "do penance". An influential cardinal demanded a rally by an enormous gathering of the clergy to ... Read more...

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Former Argentine archbishop gets jail term for sexual abuse

December 31st, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 31 (DPA) A former Argentine Roman Catholic archbishop was sentenced to eight years in jail for aggravated sexual abuse of a seminarian, the former prelate's lawyer said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Madonnas lustful performance offends God, says retired cardinal

December 11th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Queen of pop Madonna has earned herself the ire of a retired Roman Catholic cardinal, who says that her performance on stage provokes a wild and ... Read more...

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FARC delivers video of surviving hostage

June 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 22 (IANS) Leftist insurgent group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has delivered a video as a proof of life of the only surviving member of a group they kidnapped ... Read more...

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Christianity popular in Tang Dynasty

February 27th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): New research on a tombstone dating back to the ninth century shows that Christianity had most probably been popular among Tang Dynasty (618-907) civilians. According to Chinese archaeologists, the ... Read more...

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