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Jan 13, 2015
Drums, dancers, elephants: Sri Lanka gives Pope Francis colourful welcomePope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday to start a highly anticipated six-day visit to Asia that will also take him to the Philippines. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds.
Jan 11, 2015
My concern for poor is not communism, it is Gospel, says Pope FrancisPope Francis is insisting that his concern for the poor and critique of the global economic system isn't some novel, communist-inspired ideology but rather the original and core "touchstone" of the Christian faith.
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.
Nov 17, 2014
Vatican: 5,000 Keralite Catholics to attend canonisation ceremonyAround 5,000 Catholics from Kerala will be present in Vatican City next Sunday to witness the canonisation ceremony of two religious leaders from the state.
Nov 06, 2014
Pope Francis mulls removal of marriage annulment chargesPope Francis on Thursday denounced the hardships Catholics can face when seeking marriage annulments, revealing he once fired an official who tried to charge thousands of dollars for one.
Aug 14, 2014
Pope visits S Korea for the first time in 25 yearsAs Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea, North Korea fired three short-range projectiles less than an hour before he arrived.
Jul 28, 2014
China police remove church's cross amid crackdown on Christian buildingsHundreds of police took down a church's cross in eastern China on early Monday amid a crackdown on church buildings.
Jan 01, 2014
Pope stresses strength, courage, hope in new yearPope Francis is offering "words of strength, courage and hope" as the world begins a new year
Oct 09, 2012
For 1st time in history, Protestants lose majority status in USFor the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise.