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Four children get a ride on the Popemobile

Rome: Francis invited four children wearing first communion garb to join him on his open-topped Popemobile for a tour of St Peter’s Square on Wednesday during his weekly general ...Read More...

Nepal cathedral faces arson attack

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Builders discover secret medieval tomb of five Archbishops

London: During renovations at the former site of a medieval church in London, England, construction workers uncovered the entranceway to a hidden crypt. Inside lay 30 lead coffins, including the ...Read More...

Calendar brings western, orthodox Christians together for Easter

Christians around the world on Sunday celebrated Easter – the day they believe Jesus arose from the dead. It is the holiest day of the Christian calendar. Throngs of ...Read More...

Man arrested in France after uttering threats in church

Paris: A man was arrested in Nice, France, on Sunday after he entered a church uttering threatening words, the media reported. The church was evacuated, Xinhua news agency reported. ...Read More...

Study finds religious persecution spread to more countries in 2015

Washington D.C.,: Global religious persecution spiked from 2014 to 2015, the Pew Research Center noted in a new report released this week. “Government restrictions on religion and social hostilities ...Read More...

Pope Francis expresses shame over Catholic church abuse scandals

Rome:Thousands of people, including nuns, families with toddlers and young tourists, endured exceptionally tight anti-terrorism checks to pray at the Good Friday procession at the Colosseum, where Pope Francis ...Read More...

HIV positive woman crowned Miss Congo UK

Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo who was diagnosed with HIV-positive at the age of 11 has won the 2017 edition of the Miss Congo UK beauty pageant. The grand finale ...Read More...

Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday

Egyptian Copts observed a solemn Good Friday with prayers and fasting, as the community reeled from two church bombings that killed dozens on Palm Sunday.Read More...

Pope Francis washes the feet of prisoners

Rome: Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 prisoners in a prison outside the Italian capital known for housing Mafia turncoats as part of a Maundy Thursday Lenten ritual that ...Read More...
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