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Andy Garcia thrilled about shooting in Mexico

April 14th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, April 14 (IANS/EFE) Actor Andy Garcia has said it was wonderful to be able to shoot his upcoming film, "For Greater Glory", amid Mexico's historical landmarks.The feature film, to ... 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 praised bishop who shielded paedophile priest from police

April 16th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 16 (DPA) A controversy was brewing in France Friday after publication of a letter in which a high Vatican official praised a French bishop for shielding a paedophile priest from ... Read more...

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Myanmar election law bars Aung San Suu Kyi from polls

March 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 10 (DPA) Myanmar's new election laws have barred opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and more than 2,000 other political prisoners from contesting polls planned this year, state media reports ... Read more...

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British monasteries tempt would-be monks with ‘taster’ weekends

February 8th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (DPA) The Catholic church in Britain is attempting to lure would-be monks and nuns into the monastic life with "taster" weekends in the cloisters, the BBC reported Saturday. The move ... Read more...

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Virginity is ‘luminous and fruitful’, says Pope

May 15th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Vatican City, May 15 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI praised Thursday the Catholic women who have vowed to remain virgins, a choice which is "as luminous and fruitful in the eyes of the ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may not protect against Alzheimer’s

January 17th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Cholesterol lowering drugs like statins may not offer protection against Alzheimers disease, say researchers.The study conducted over a period of 12 years revealed that use of statins ... Read more...

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