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Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

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Unite to oppose gay marriage: Pope’s envoy asks Muslims, Jews


April 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The pope's representative in Britain has urged Roman Catholics to form a "united front" with Muslims and Jews to oppose gay marriage, a media report said ... Read more...

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Pope prays for world peace on Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 25 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI prayed for world peace Sunday and said that the world remained "torn" by violence which had stained the earth with blood.Delivering his ... Read more...

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Hindus back Catholics’ call for meatless Fridays


March 7th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
Nevada(US), Mar 7 (ANI): Hindus have supported Roman Catholics' call for giving-up meat on Fridays.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that besides being good ... Read more...

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Hindus decry derogatory remarks against Roma in Hungarian Parliament


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported recent derogatory comments against Roma (Gypsy) community in the Hungarian Parliament.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Major Catholic University in USA teaches Hinduism courses


February 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 08 (ANI): University of San Francisco (USF), premier Catholic and Jesuit institute of higher learning in USA founded in 1855, offers various classes in Hinduism.Courses include "Hinduism" (ancient, classical, ... Read more...

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Catholics back Hindus protesting over mockery of Lord Ganesh by Carrey on NBC


February 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 5 (ANI): Roman Catholics have come out in support of Hindus, who are disturbed over the portrayal of Lord Ganesh as a sex act on NBC's Saturday Night ... Read more...

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Parts of Obama coalition drifting toward GOP: Poll


October 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 28 (ANI): Critical parts of the coalition that delivered President Obama to the White House in 2008 and gave Democrats control of Congress in 2006 are switching their allegiance ... Read more...

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Calling “forgiveness begging” “step in right direction”, Hindus urge Pope for “white paper” on sex s


June 13th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 13 (ANI): Calling Pope's "forgiveness begging" at a Vatican Mass on June 11 a "step in right direction", Hindus want Pope to urgently come up with a white paper ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI wants Roman Catholics to ‘do penance’


April 16th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican City, Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI wants his devout followers to ‘do penance’. Critics think that this is an apparent reference to all the child sexual abuse scandals, ... Read more...

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Pope Urges Catholics To Do Penance


April 16th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Vatican City, Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, Pope Benedict XVI has made an appeal to the Roman Catholics for performing penance which has a reference to the ... Read more...

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Pope signs letter on child abuse cases in Ireland


March 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, March 19 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Friday signed a highly anticipated pastoral letter to Catholics in Ireland dealing with a child sex abuse scandal involving priests, the Vatican said. The letter ... Read more...

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Italian historian claims wartime Pope was more concerned about Communism than Holocaust


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Rome (Italy), Feb.2 (ANI): An Italian historian has claimed that there is substantial evidence to support Jewish allegations that wartime Pope Pius XII failed to raise his voice against the Holocaust perpetrated ... Read more...

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In tourism, Goa church sees great new tool


December 15th, 2009 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) The Roman Catholic church in Goa wants tourists in the state to spare the proverbial beach and booze and hit the Bible instead. This is articulated in a new ... Read more...

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Coming soon, prayers through Tweets!


April 28th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): The leader of four million Roman Catholics in Ireland has encouraged social network members to text, Twitter or e-mail daily prayers to their family and friends.Cardinal Sean Brady ... Read more...

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Caroline Kennedy appointment as US ambassador blocked by Vatican


April 11th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Caroline Kennedy's potential appointment as US Ambassador to the Vatican has been blocked by the Vatican.Vatican sources told Il Giornale that her support for abortion disqualified Kennedy ... Read more...

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Princess Anne to Be 4th in Line For Throne?


March 30th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has begun talks with the Buckingham Palace about changing the 308 year old rules of succession to the throne, doing away with the bar on marrying Roman ... Read more...

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Equal right to royal women in Britain on anvil


March 27th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.27 (ANI): Britain could soon witness a historic change in the rules of succession to the throne, including giving royal women an equal right to access the throne.British Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Forget the recession! Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!


March 18th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by GD
On March 17, Ireland celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day. Despite the recession and the deteriorating economy, Ireland was engrossed in the celebrations. With the entire festive mood the marchers, all dressed in green, ... Read more...

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Pope expresses ’solidarity’ with Jews on Holocaust


January 29th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 28 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday expressed "solidarity" with the Jewish people and asked four recently reinstated bishops to adhere to the Second Vatican Council which prescribes brotherly relations ... Read more...

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Ricardo Montalban dies at 88


January 15th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Ricardo Montalban died on January 14,2009, aged 88.The Mexican-born actor, Ricardo Montalban, who is best remembered for his roles as Mr. Roarke in Fantasy Island and as the malevolent Khan in Star ... Read more...

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No global consensus on when human life begins biologically


October 30th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): An international poll has come out with varied results on one of the most debatable questions among scientists when human life "begins" biologically?The results come prior to ... Read more...

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Faith in God really can relieve pain


September 28th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): They say heartfelt prayers provide peace to a disturbed mind and even, sometimes, make our wishes come true. Now, the belief has been scientifically backed, for according ... Read more...

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Muslims are to outstrip Catholic Sunday worshippers by 2020


March 25th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.25 (ANI): The increasing influence of Islam on British culture shows that the number of Muslims worshipping at mosques in England and Wales will outstrip the numbers of Roman Catholics ... Read more...

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Gujarat withdraws anti-conversion bill


March 11th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
Gandhinagar, March 10 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government Monday withdrew the controversial Gujarat Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Bill, 2006, after vociferous protests from Jains, human rights groups and Governor Nawal Kishore Sharma ... Read more...

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Being obscenely wealthy amongst Vaticans new seven deadly sins!


March 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 10 (ANI): If you live an extravagant life thanks to your unending wealth, the chances are high that you will spend eternity in Hell, for the Vatican has come up ... Read more...

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Soon, Pope John Paul II’s sayings to pop up on mobile phones


February 8th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 8 (ANI): A selection of Pope John Paul II's words of wisdom will soon be seen on the mobile phones of devout Italian Roman Catholics, thanks to a new daily ... Read more...

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The Eleventh Commandment, A Novel (Second Edition)


January 9th, 2008 - 5:13 am ICT by admin
HURST, Texas - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMDAS, INC. announces the release of "The Eleventh Commandment-A Novel" - Second Edition (ISBN: 978-0-595-40050-8 (pbk), ISBN: 978-0-595-84461-6 (cloth), ISBN: 978-0-595-84434-0 (ebk)), by Abraham ... Read more...

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Blair may become a Roman Catholic in weeks


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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