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Syro-Malabar Church calls for rereading of yoga

April 5th, 2018 (3)
Mananthavady: The report prepared by the doctrinal commission deputed by the Syro Malabar Church says that Yoga and Christian beliefs cannot go together. The Syro-Malabar Doctrinal Commission says in its report that Christians are forced to reread the role ...

Kunnanthanam : The yoga village of Kerala

April 4th, 2018 (0)
The first rays of the sun hurry down to Kunnanthanam to wish good morning to the good souls there, but find most beds of the village empty. Where’s everyone? They are all up already, preparing to go to the ...

Former South Vietnamese prime minister receives baptism in the Catholic Church

April 4th, 2018 (0)
Tran Thien Khiem, a former general and prime minister of the Republic of (South) Vietnam, received the baptism in California (United States). The ceremony ended decades of rumours according to which he was Christian during the Vietnam War, which ...

Priest murdered during Holy Week in El Salvador

April 4th, 2018 (0)
San Salvador: Fr. Walter Osmir Vásquez Jiménez was shot and killed the afternoon of March 29, Holy Thursday, on a dirt road outside of the town of Lolotique, El Salvador, as he was on his way to celebrate Mass. The ...

Easter album by 200 singers released

April 3rd, 2018 (0)
Dubai: An entire album featuring more than 200 singers specially made for the Holy Week celebrations this year has been released by the head of the Indian Orthodox Church. Called Sneha Sparsham or The Touch of Love in Malayalam, ...

Manipur amends Good Friday order after stir by civil bodies

March 31st, 2018 (2)
Imphal: The Manipur government has rolled back its order to make Good Friday a full working day for all government offices, following protests by various civil bodies in the state, which has significant Christian population. Earlier, the government had ...

Pope washes feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday

March 31st, 2018 (2)
Rome: Before washing the feet of 12 prisoners, Pope Francis told them and hundreds of inmates to remember that Jesus constantly stands before them with love, ready to cleanse their sins and forgive them. “Jesus takes a risk on ...

Cancer strikes more women than men in India : Study

March 29th, 2018 (0)
For oncologists worldwide, India can look like a puzzling outlier when it comes to cancer. For one, despite reporting more than 1.5 million new cases every year, India’s cancer rate remains lower than, say, the economically advanced US. That’s ...

China arrests Catholic bishop

March 28th, 2018 (1)
A Chinese bishop whom the Vatican asked to step aside to make way for an excommunicated and illegitimate bishop has been arrested by police in China. Asia News has reported today that His Excellency Vincent Guo Xijin, Bishop of ...

Boxing nuns take Poland by storm

March 28th, 2018 (2)
While Poland is home to thousands of Catholic nuns from dozens of orders, they rarely attract attention like the country’s male clergy. That may be changing since a convent of Capuchins took up boxing to raise money for their ...
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