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Christian priest who excels in singing Muslim folklore

March 14th, 2018 (1)
Mappila songs deal with religion, love, satire, and heroism

Pope Francis suggests rewording the Lord’s Prayer

December 11th, 2017 (1)
The problem? 'Lead us not into temptation'

Headlines, Herrings & HMV

December 7th, 2017 (0)
The 1st of December was a cold morning, with temperatures the previous night plummeting to 6’C, heralding the onset of winter in Kanpur, where I live. But what really sent a chill down my spine was the election results ...

Bishop apologizes for Hindu ritual in Catholic church in Spain

August 30th, 2017 (6)
Spain: Bishop Rafael Zorzona Boy of Cadiz y Ceuta has issued an apology to local Catholics for an incident in which a Hindu procession honoring the god Ganesh was welcomed into a Catholic church. The procession took place in ...

Uzhunnalil alive: Yemen deputy prime minister

July 12th, 2017 (3)
Father Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted by the ISIS terror group which attacked an old-age home run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in Yemen's port city.

Scottish Episcopal Church approves gay marriage

June 9th, 2017 (0)
Galsgow: The Scottish Episcopal Church has voted to allow gay couples to marry in church. The vote to amend canon law on marriage, removing the stipulation that it is between a man and a woman, was carried by the ...

Make cow national animal, recommends Rajasthan judge

June 1st, 2017 (2)
Jaipur: A judge of the Rajasthan High Court today recommended that the cow be declared the national animal of India and also that punishment in the state for cow slaughter be increased from the current 10 years’ imprisonment to a ...

Sr Rani Maria to be beatified in November

May 26th, 2017 (1)
By Smitha George New Delhi: The beatification of Sister Rani Maria, who was killed by a hired assassin in central India 27 years ago, will take place on November 4. The official announcement will take place in Indore in Madhya ...

Fr Gabriel Chiramel CMI, Padma Bhushan Award winner dies

May 12th, 2017 (4)
The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, given for distinguished service of a high order, service in any field including service rendered by Government servants as well as public sector undertakings.

Praise for ‘tree-saving’ MLA

May 10th, 2017 (1)
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh: In order to save four Peepal trees in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada district, an MLA from Penamaluru- Bode Prasad,on Sunday night took it upon himself to translocate the heavy trees with the help of cranes, according to ...
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