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Pope Francis sends prayers, greetings for March for Life

Washington:  Pope Francis offered his greeting to participants at the 2017 March for Life in Washington, D.C., assuring them of his prayers and imparting his Apostolic Blessing upon all present. ...Read More...

Surya Namaskar Yajna recognised in US congress

The annual “Surya Namaskar Yajna” or “Health for Humanity Yogathon” has been recognised in the US House of Representative on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. “Mr Speaker, I ...Read More...

Church of England bishops reject lifting opposition to same-sex marriage

The Church of England should not change its opposition to same-sex marriage but it should adopt a “fresh tone and culture of welcome and support” for gay people, a ...Read More...

Python menace: Florida seeks help from Tamil tribesmen

Washington: Two Indian snake hunters have been hired by Florida wildlife officials to get rid of Burmese pythons, which are wiping out small mammal populations driving some nearly to ...Read More...

Sikhs seek to convert former church into gurdwara in Australia

Melbourne: Sikh leaders are making efforts to establish their first place of worship in Geelong in Australia’s Victoria state by converting a historic former church building into a gurudwara. ...Read More...

Fifth Egyptian Copt murdered over two weeks

The murder of another Coptic Christian in Egypt, this time in the centre of the capital, makes this the fifth death over a 13-day period. Ishak Ibrahim Fayez Younan, ...Read More...

In Philippines, brutal drug war prompts Catholic outcry

Manila: Catholic leaders have spoken out against a drug war that has left thousands dead, and the Philippines’ new president is not taking the criticism well. President Rodrigo Duterte’s ...Read More...

Pope Francis calls on media to focus on good news stories

Vatican:In a message to be read on the 51st World Communications Day, Pope Francis will appeal to the media to end their role in the spread of bad news ...Read More...

Chinese Christian woman jailed for holding bible study

A Christian woman has been jailed for three years for holding a bible study in China. Ma Huichao was sentenced after her bible study group threatened to “disturb public ...Read More...

Pope Francis says ‘wait and see’ on Trump

Pope Francis on Sunday said he would not make an opinion of Donald Trump until he first had a chance to see specific policies the new U.S. president would ...Read More...
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