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Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'

Updated : Nov 21, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

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. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Abortion #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis #Apostolic Letter
Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Social media celebrates canonisation of Mother Teresa

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Saint Teresa of Calcutta: Social media celebrates canonisation of Mother Teresa

Devotees around the world celebrated on social media as Mother Teresa was declared a saint by Pope Francis in a canonisation ceremony #social media #Twitter #Vatican City #Mother Teresa #Twitter reactions #Sainthood #Canonization #Saint Teresa of Calcutta
IndiaPost releases commemorative postage stamp on Saint Teresa

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

IndiaPost releases commemorative postage stamp on Saint Teresa

To celebrate the canonisation of Mother Teresa as a saint, IndiaPost on Sunday released a commemorative postage stamp on her. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Missionaries of Charity #Mother Teresa #Pope Francis #IndiaPost #canonisation of Mother Teresa #Saint teresa #Mother Teresa canonisation #Commemorative postage stamp
Mother Teresa canonised: Pope Francis lauds saint for dedication to impoverished

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Mother Teresa canonised: Pope Francis lauds saint for dedication to impoverished

Tens of thousands of pilgrims - rich and poor, powerful and homeless - filled St. Peter's Square on 4th September, 2016 for the canonisation of Mother Teresa, the tiny nun who cared for the world's most destitute and became an icon of a Catholic Church that goes to the peripheries to find lost souls. #NewsTracker #Rome #Vatican City #Calcutta #Mother Teresa #Pope Francis #Brian Kolodiejchuk
Road named after Saint Teresa in Bhubaneswar

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Road named after Saint Teresa in Bhubaneswar

An important road in Bhubaneswar was on Sunday named after Mother Teresa coinciding with her canonisation ceremony at the Vatican. #NewsTracker #Naveen Patnaik #Vatican City #Mother Teresa #Odisha #Pope Francis #Saint teresa #Mother Teresa canonisation #Odisha Catholic Bishops’ Council
Mother Teresa declared 'Saint Teresa of Calcutta' by Pope Francis

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Photos

Mother Teresa declared 'Saint Teresa of Calcutta' by Pope Francis

Mother Teresa, the celebrated nun whose work with the poor of Kolkata made her a global figure, will be proclaimed a saint on Sunday, 4 September 2016 #NewsTracker #Rome #Kolkata #Vatican City #Mother Teresa #Images of the Day #Pope Francis #Sainthood #canonisation #Saint Teresa of Calcutta
As it happened: Mother Teresa declared 'Saint Teresa of Calcutta' by Pope Francis

Updated : Sep 04, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : India

As it happened: Mother Teresa declared 'Saint Teresa of Calcutta' by Pope Francis

To mark the occasion a series of events are being held in the city where the Mother lived and worked all her life. #Mamata Banerjee #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Vatican City #Mother Teresa #Roman Catholics #Pope Francis #Mother Teresa canonisation
Mother Teresa's simple manners touched hearts of millions of people: Mukherjee

Updated : Sep 03, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Mother Teresa's simple manners touched hearts of millions of people: Mukherjee

Praising the Missionaries of Charity, which has branches in several countries, Mukherjee said the organisation continues its service to humanity, reaching out to the needy regardless of their religion or social status. #Pranab Mukherjee #TheySaidIt #Vatican City #Missionaries of Charity #Mother Teresa #Pope Fracis
Pope Francis appoints new panel, 'opens door' to female deacons

Updated : Aug 02, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Life

Pope Francis appoints new panel, 'opens door' to female deacons

Pope Francis appointed a commission to study the issue of female Church deacons. #Pope John Paul II #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Christianity #Pope Francis #women deacons #Women's Ordination Conference
Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis

Updated : Jun 27, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis

That comment was one of the first indications that the Vatican under Pope Francis' leadership would take a more conciliatory approach to the gay community #TheySaidIt #Gay #Vatican City #Gay Rights #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis