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Beheaded civilians found in rebel-held town in Philippines

June 29th, 2017 (0)
Marawi: Five decapitated civilians were found in a Philippine city occupied by Islamist rebels on Wednesday, the military said, warning the number of residents killed by rebel “atrocities” could rise sharply as troops retake more ground. The discovery of ...

How the Church is helping Christians return to Aleppo

June 28th, 2017 (0)
Aleppo, Syria: Christians who fled Aleppo because of the four year battle for the city are now returning, and in the face of such challenges as poverty, destruction, and a shortages of basic goods, they persevere with the help of ...

Swedish Christian kids can no longer say ‘Amen’

June 28th, 2017 (1)
A Christian preschool in Sweden has banned children from saying grace at mealtimes, talking about the Bible, or saying “Amen”. The decision to forbid children at the school in Umea to engage in religious practices was reached after a ...

British Sikh couple told they cannot adopt a white child

June 28th, 2017 (2)
Berkshire, UK: A British Sikh couple are bringing a legal case, claiming they were advised by an adoption agency not to apply because of their “cultural heritage”. Sandeep and Reena Mander said they had wanted to adopt a child of ...

Prayers for Indian priest at parish church in Scotland

June 27th, 2017 (0)
Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh led the services

Hoverboard has Catholic nun flying high

June 25th, 2017 (1)
Bauge, France: 78 year old Sister Fabienne, a nun from the commune of Bauge, in western France, dressed in her habit has become an internet sensation after being spotted floating into a polling station on board a hoverboard. The ...

‘Mumbai is more expensive to live than Paris’

June 25th, 2017 (2)
Mumbai emerged as the most expensive Indian city for expatriates in Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living Survey, outpacing even major global cities such as Paris, Canberra, Seattle and Vienna. The country’s financial capital is placed 57th on the ...

Lithuania rejects legalization of same-sex ‘marriage’

June 25th, 2017 (0)
The Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) rejected a proposal last week for legalization of same-sex partnerships put forth mostly by members of the liberal faction. Twenty-nine members of Seimas voted in support for the legalization of same-sex partnerships, 59 voted against, ...

Kerala gears up to face fever challenge

June 25th, 2017 (0)
Thiruvananthapuram: With various types of fevers affecting over 200,000 people across the state of  Kerala leaving more than 100 of them dead, an all-party meet today appealed to the public to join the government’s massive cleaning programme to check ...

Scotland police step up search for missing Indian priest

June 23rd, 2017 (0)
The priest took over as the parish priest only a few months ago
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