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Nov 24, 2014
Miracles to social reforms: Why Kerala's Father Chavara, Mother Euphrasia were canonised saintsWith the canonisation of Mar Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Marth Euphrasia Eluvathingal in Vatican on Sunday, Kerala now has three saints that the Catholics all over the world can worship.
Jul 29, 2013
Who am I to judge if someone is gay and reaches out to god: PopeIn contrast his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, signed a document in 2005 that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.
Apr 24, 2013
Pope Francis now has huge following of 6 mn on TwitterThe Spanish version is reported to be the fastest-growing of the account's nine languages, with 2.046 million followers.
Mar 11, 2013
Conclave to elect new pope to begin on TuesdayThe conclave date was set on Friday afternoon during a vote by the College of Cardinals. Tuesday will begin with a Mass in the morning in St Peter's Basilica, followed by the first balloting in the afternoon.
Mar 06, 2013
Sistine Chapel closed ahead of conclave to elect new PopeIn a message on its website, the Vatican Museums said it would still be possible to visit the complex but the renaissance Sistine Chapel, the Borgia Apartment and the modern religious art collection would be off-limits to tourists.
Mar 04, 2013
College of Cardinals start papal vote preparations in VaticanThe idea is to have the new pope elected during next week and officially installed several days later so he can preside over the Holy Week ceremonies starting with Palm Sunday on 24 March and culminating in Easter the following Sunday.
Mar 01, 2013
Cardinals begin long process of choosing new popeNo front-runner stands out among the 115 cardinal electors — those aged under 80 — due to enter the Sistine Chapel for the conclave that picks the new pope, so discreetly sizing up potential candidates will be high on the cardinals' agenda.
Mar 01, 2013
He is an intelligent one: Dalai Lama on Pope BenedictDalai Lama today expressed hope that Pope Benedict XVI will continue to be available for the benefit of the people despite his resignation.
Mar 01, 2013
Benedict becomes first Pope in 600 years to resignThe pope's journey into retirement began with an emotional send-off from the Vatican, with Swiss Guards in full regalia and prelates kneeling to kiss Benedict's papal ring one last time.
Feb 28, 2013
Benedict spends last day as Pope meeting cardinalsNo major speech is expected during his morning farewell on Thursday with his closest advisers, just a simple greeting to each one inside the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace.