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Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump inauguration: Despite showman reputation, swearing-in of 45th POTUS shaping up as low-keyTrump is all set to take his oath on the steps of the US Capitol building and lead a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, but there will be fewer official balls and less glitz and celebrity talent to welcome in the new president.
Jan 02, 2017
Queen Elizabeth continues to suffer from 'heavy cold', misses New Year's Day church serviceQueen Elizabeth II missed a New Year's Day church service on Sunday because of a lingering "heavy cold" that also forced her to stay at home on Christmas Day, Buckingham Palace said.
Dec 15, 2016
Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability, admits Indian Catholic ChurchA policy document released by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) contained admissions of the Indian Catholic Church accepting for the first time in history that Dalit Christians face discrimination and untouchability
Dec 14, 2016
Cairo bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility of attack on Egyptian churchThe Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people, the first claim for one of the worst attacks on the Coptic Christian community in recent memory.
Dec 13, 2016
Idukki bishop's anti-birth control remark sparks outrage; rationalists term it anti-democraticThe bishop had also come out against inter-faith marriages and delaying of marriage by youths. He termed inter-caste marriages 'against Christianity' and urged the faithful to resist the government's attempts to promote them.
Dec 12, 2016
Cairo bombing: Death toll rises to 24 after attack on Egypt's main Coptic churchGrief-stricken mourners gathered in Cairo on Monday for the funeral of 24 people killed when a blast tore through a Coptic church, in the deadliest attack on Egypt's Christian minority.
Dec 11, 2016
More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria - photojournalist, resident | ReutersUYO, Nigeria At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a resident and photojournalist who visited the town morgue said on Sunday, a day after the incident."At Uyo teaching hospital where I am now I could see over a hundred corpses, many are heaped on top off each other on the floor," said photojournalist Ini Samuel. "Eye witnesses also said yesterday corpses were packed in four each bag."Gary Ubong, a resident, said the church's roof had collapsed on worshippers while a pastor was being consecrated as bishop in the presence of government officials."I saw more than 100 dead bodies brought out on loaders," said Ubong, who said he had rushed to the scene after the accident. "I also went to two hospitals and saw heaps of dead bodies difficult to count." State police spokeswoman Cordelia Nwawe said 27 had been killed and 30 injured when the Reigners Bible church in Akwa Ibom state capital Uyo collapsed during a service on Saturday
Nov 28, 2016
Demonetisation: Why send I-T notice to only Goa Catholic Church, what about other religious entities?To suddenly demand data about how much the Catholic Church in Goa held in demonetised notes on 8 November under section 133(6) of the Income Tax act and also all its affiliates is pretty much out of line.
Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priestsPope Francis has extended the power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors in most parts of the world
Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.