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In Israel, vaccinated worshippers throng Jerusalem church for Holy Fire as country lifts COVID-19 restrictions
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In Israel, vaccinated worshippers throng Jerusalem church for Holy Fire as country lifts COVID-19 restrictions

The faithful gathered at The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, waiting for clergymen to emerge with the Holy Fire from the Edicule, a chamber built on the site where Christians believe Jesus was buried and rose from the dead after being crucified.

Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader reunite after 22 years for three-year web series about origins of Christianity
Entertainment

Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader reunite after 22 years for three-year web series about origins of Christianity

The series is based on the Apostles and on the Apocrypha, revealed Paul Schrader, adding it would be "dramatised" retelling.

Christmas 2020: History of festivity, Christmas tree; all you need to know about birth of Jesus of Nazareth
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Christmas 2020: History of festivity, Christmas tree; all you need to know about birth of Jesus of Nazareth

The Christmas tree tradition made its way from Germany to the United States in the late 18th century, when Hessian troops joined the British to fight in the Revolutionary War.

Italian teenager Carlo Acutis, who died in 2006, could be Catholic Church's first millennial saint
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Italian teenager Carlo Acutis, who died in 2006, could be Catholic Church's first millennial saint

Since his death, Carlo has become known in some Catholic circles as the patron saint of the internet for his facility with computers and his early and enthusiastic embrace of the web, which he used as an expression of his Catholic faith.

After outcry, BS Yediyurappa govt puts on hold syllabus that dropped Tipu Sultan from Class 7 textbooks
India

After outcry, BS Yediyurappa govt puts on hold syllabus that dropped Tipu Sultan from Class 7 textbooks

Chapters that deal with the advent of Christianity and Islam in India are among the ones have been dropped from the state board's syllabus.

Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story
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Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of hundreds of manuscripts and thousands of fragments of ancient Jewish religious texts, discovered in 1947.

Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'
Sports

Australian tennis icon Margaret Court slams transgender athletes, calls LGBT material in schools work of 'the devil'

Australian tennis great Margaret Court has launched a tirade against transgender athletes and called the teaching of LGBTI materials at schools the work of the “devil” in a fiery sermon at her Perth church.

'We couldn't find a compromise': Christian Post editor resigns over editorial defending Donald Trump
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'We couldn't find a compromise': Christian Post editor resigns over editorial defending Donald Trump

A scathing anti-Donald Trump editorial published by the prominent evangelical magazine Christianity Today continues to provoke fierce debate

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani
Life

Of Thomas Stephens and his Kristapurana: How a 16th-century priest came to write Christian poetry in Marathi, Konkani

Thomas Stephens was the first Englishman to land on the shores of Goa. But more than his role as a missionary, his main contribution was to Marathi-Konkani literature, in the form of the Kristapurana

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe
India

Kerala nun rape: Survivor accuses Bishop Franco Mulakkal, supporters of harassing her through online platforms; state women's commission orders police probe

A nun, who filed a rape case against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has approached the National and State Women's Commissions besides the National Human Rights Commission, accusing the priest and his supporters of 'harassing' her through various online platforms

Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitation
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Tribals' philosophy of collectivism is humanity's best chance to end cycle of exploitation

It is the Adivasi philosophy of collectivism, being one with the nature and all its elements, which will ultimately end the cycle of exploitation

BJP MLA claims ‘factory of conversion’ operating in Ajmer; urges state govt to take immediate action against those 'luring Hindus to Christianity'
India

BJP MLA claims ‘factory of conversion’ operating in Ajmer; urges state govt to take immediate action against those 'luring Hindus to Christianity'

BJP MLA Vasudev Devnani on Wednesday claimed that a "factory of conversion" has been operating in Ajmer for some time now.

India's history of hate needs retelling; secular paradigm has its own problems and requires revision
India

India's history of hate needs retelling; secular paradigm has its own problems and requires revision

A new secular paradigm should not be afraid to admit Hindu and Muslim identities have deep roots

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Mizoram profile: Congress ties up with ZPM to back Independent candidate; MNF pitches C Lalrosanga
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Mizoram profile: Congress ties up with ZPM to back Independent candidate; MNF pitches C Lalrosanga

Mizoram, sitting on the hills in the northeastern corner of the country, has only one Lok Sabha seat and 40 Assembly constituencies.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma is one of the vociferous voices opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and has been trying to rally support in his favour.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Goa profile: India's smallest state set for clash of titans as BJP, Congress lock horns
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Goa profile: India's smallest state set for clash of titans as BJP, Congress lock horns

The upcoming Lok Sabha election, set to be held on 23 April in the state, will be a litmus test for both the BJP and the Congress.

In Meghalaya's patriarchy-driven matrilineal society, women turn entrepreneurs for livelihood
India

In Meghalaya's patriarchy-driven matrilineal society, women turn entrepreneurs for livelihood

Despite being a matrilineal society, domestic violence is on the rise in Meghalaya leaving women often in a pitiable plight.

CPM alleges Hindu Jagran Mancha forcefully reconverted 98 Christian tribals in Tripura to Hinduism; right-wing body denies charges
India

CPM alleges Hindu Jagran Mancha forcefully reconverted 98 Christian tribals in Tripura to Hinduism; right-wing body denies charges

CPI(M) accused the Hindu Jagaran Mancha, a right wing group, of forcibly reconverting 98 people belonging to 23 tribal families to Hinduism

Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent
Politics

Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent

The silence of the church organisations at a time when the BJP has become part of ruling dispensations in six of the seven northeastern states has drawn multiple interpretations.

Kerala nun rape case: The Church is patriarchal, men are fully protected, says ex-World Church Council member
India

Kerala nun rape case: The Church is patriarchal, men are fully protected, says ex-World Church Council member

Even if the Churches in India don't hold Franco Mulakkal responsible, he is accountable to the Vatican. The Pope is watching, says Dr. Aruna Gnanadason.