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Jun 07, 2017
Amit Shah in Kerala: Left dismisses BJP chief’s attempts to placate church over beef row as 'social engineering'Amit Shah's three-day sojourn in Kerala was intended at placating the anti-party sentiments among the minorities in the state.
May 31, 2017
Meet BlessU-2: Unveiled to mark 500 years of Reformation, this robot 'priest' will forgive your sins in five languagesInteracting with the robot priest is similar to ordering a meal from a kiosk at a fast food chain. One puts in their inputs and the robot reacts accordingly.
May 09, 2017
Munnar's glory fades: CPM bigwigs, priests and businessmen on list of Kerala encroachersThe recent political storm that is rocking Kerala, Munnar has put the ruling CPM in the dock with the latest list of encroachers released by the District Collector featuring some of the ruling party’s prominent leaders.
Apr 14, 2017
What is Good Friday, and what is its significance in the Easter Week for Christians?Good Friday is also known as Holy Friday and Black Friday, and marks the day when Jesus Christ was crucified.
Apr 12, 2017
Nuns in Kerala seek pension, claim the Church leaves them high and dry in old ageMany tales of harassment and sexual exploitation of nuns in monasteries have come to light recently but very little was known to the outside world about the true living condition of the nuns, especially the aged ones.
Mar 21, 2017
Catholics in India are raising an unprecedented demand: Let nuns hear women's confessionsThey were demanding that the church allow nuns to hear confessions of women and minor girls — an unexpected demand that hasn’t been put forward in India before.
Feb 28, 2017
Kerala priest suggests drowning women who arouse men with provocative clothingIn a recent video that went viral, a Kerala Catholic priest suggests drowning women who commit the sin of arousing men with their clothing. In the video that was published on Shalom TV, he was heard speaking in Malayalam, "If your clothes entice youth, you are sinning."
Feb 05, 2017
Nagaland : Bandh relaxed for people to attend church servicesThe ongoing bandh in Nagaland was on Sunday relaxed by various tribal organisations to allow people to attend church services in the Christian majority state.
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 20, 2016
Church in northern Iraq reopened after two years under IS control | ReutersBy Mohammed al-Ramahi and Azad Lashkari | BASHIQA, Iraq BASHIQA, Iraq The bells have rung out after two years of silence in the Mar Korkeis church in the town of Bashiqa, some 15 km (10 miles) north of Mosul, Islamic State's last major city stronghold in Iraq.Kurdish Peshmerga fighters retook the town on Nov. 7, ending two years of rule by the hardline Sunni group which persecuted Christians and other minorities in the Nineveh plains, one of the world's oldest centres of Christianity.Women trilled to celebrate the moment when a new crucifix was erected on the church, replacing one that was broken by the Islamic State militants.The town is largely empty as the Peshmerga have not finished clearing explosives and mines left behind by the insurgents in their fight against U.S.-backed Iraqi and Kurdish forces who launched an offensive on Mosul on Oct. 17."We want people to be patient and not to return here until we completely clear the area, as we want to ensure their safety," said Peshmerga Brigadier General Mahram Yasin