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Hindus urge Catholics for women priests

Hindus have commended Church of England for consecrating its first female bishop (Right Reverent Libby Lane) at York Minster on January 26 in a historic move, overturning centuries of ...Read More...

Iraqi priests protect historic christian writings from Islamic state

Erbil- Effectively exiled from his friary in Mosul by the Islamic State last year, Dominican Father Najeeb Michaeel is working to preserve Christian manuscripts through digitization, recording a memory ...Read More...

Pope’s Lenten message denounces globalization of indifference

Vatican releases Pontiff's reflection during press conferenceRead More...

Philippine police killed in clashes with militants

Maguindanao – Dozens of police commandos have been killed in heavy fighting with Islamist rebels in the southern Philippines province of Maguindanao, say officials. Several rebels were also reportedly ...Read More...

Peshawar massacre: Pakistan replies with ‘weaponised’ teaching

Following last month's Taliban school massacre, Pakistan is allowing teachers to carry weapons.Read More...

Chinese bishop says Church should take initiative to end conflict with Beijing

Beijing- A Chinese bishop of the “underground” Church faithful to Rome has said that the Vatican should take the first step to resolve a long-running conflict with the Beijing regime. ...Read More...

Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dies, new ruler is Salman

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world’s top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam ...Read More...

Sri Lankan war victims feel ‘healed’ by pope’s Madhu visit

Madhu – Kunaratnam Sabaratnam’s legs were severed by a shell in the closing stages of Sri Lanka’s ethnic war. But shaking hands with Pope Francis at the Marian shrine ...Read More...

Big families bring hope – not poverty, says Pope

Vatican City – Pope Francis has rejected the “simplistic” belief that large families are among the causes of poverty, stressing that economic systems which create a culture of waste ...Read More...

Pope Francis’ curial reform: sending bishops home to dioceses

Vatican City – The appointment of Bishop Mario Toso as head of the small Italian diocese of Faenza-Modigliana leaves vacant the post of secretary of the Pontifical Council for ...Read More...
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