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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.

Copa America 2019: Ten-man Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in final to lift trophy for first time in 12 years
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Copa America 2019: Ten-man Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in final to lift trophy for first time in 12 years

Ten-man Brazil held on to win the Copa America on home soil despite Gabriel Jesus's dismissal with a 3-1 victory over Peru on Sunday.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus

Striker Jesus reckons Argentina will have it tough to breach the Brazilian defence which has not conceded a goal in four matches at the Copa America

TM Krishna on fighting communal forces in Carnatic music: 'If you buckle to goondaism, it's all over'
India

TM Krishna on fighting communal forces in Carnatic music: 'If you buckle to goondaism, it's all over'

The noted Carnatic singer and social commentator TM Krishna took everyone with surprise, also with a bit of an awe, after he tweeted on 9 August, saying that he would now be releasing, every month, a Carnatic song on Allah and Jesus.

How Asia remade Jesus: A new book presents intriguing insights into the story of global Christianity
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How Asia remade Jesus: A new book presents intriguing insights into the story of global Christianity

Asians took Jesus out of his Semitic context and placed him alongside Buddha, Krishna, and Confucius. Such an altered perception allowing him to co-exist with other Oriental sages enabled his thoughts to live and thrive on this continent, says Professor RS Sugirtharajah, author of the recently published book Jesus in Asia

Good Friday 2018: Christians take out processions, observe fast on day marking crucifixion of Jesus Christ
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Good Friday 2018: Christians take out processions, observe fast on day marking crucifixion of Jesus Christ

Good Friday, also called Holy Friday or Great Friday, is a holiday observed by most Christian denominations which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ

Australia ball-tampering scandal: British religious broadcast likens Steve Smith's ban to resurrection of Jesus
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: British religious broadcast likens Steve Smith's ban to resurrection of Jesus

BBC radio's highly-respected 'Thought for the Day' slot, aired Thursday on the eve of Easter, likened Steve Smith's fate to that of Christ.

Good Friday 2018: For Christians, day marking Jesus Christ's crucifixation is an occasion of sombre commemoration
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Good Friday 2018: For Christians, day marking Jesus Christ's crucifixation is an occasion of sombre commemoration

Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

Pope Francis urges young people to stand up for what they believe in, says 'you have it in you to shout'
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Pope Francis urges young people to stand up for what they believe in, says 'you have it in you to shout'

Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe in.

Google Home not able to recognise Jesus but can identify Buddha, Muhammad and Satan
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Google Home not able to recognise Jesus but can identify Buddha, Muhammad and Satan

According to reports, Google Home can identify Buddha, Muhammad and Satan but could not provide any details about Jesus.

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya expresses shock at 'haivaan' prefix to Jesus in Gujarat textbook
India

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya expresses shock at 'haivaan' prefix to Jesus in Gujarat textbook

Governor of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh PB Acharya has expressed shock and dismay over reports that in the class IX Hindi language textbook published by the Gujarat Board, the word 'haivaan' (devil) was used before Jesus Christ.

Gujarat board book erroneously calls Jesus 'demon'; education minister says error will be rectified
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Gujarat board book erroneously calls Jesus 'demon'; education minister says error will be rectified

A class IX Hindi textbook has referred to Jesus Christ as a demon. The Hindi textbook belonged to the Gujarat board.

Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to pray at Western Wall
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Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to pray at Western Wall

Jerusalem: With a black skullcap on his head, Donald Trump prayed at the Western Wall in the Old City of East Jerusalem, becoming the first sitting US president to visit one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.

Egypt refers 48 suspects to military trial over Islamic State church attacks
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Egypt refers 48 suspects to military trial over Islamic State church attacks

Cairo: Egyptian authorities on Sunday referred 48 suspected members of the Islamic State group to a military trial for their alleged involvement in three suicide bombings at Christian churches that killed at least 74 people.

What is Good Friday, and what is its significance in the Easter Week for Christians?
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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.

Turning India into a land only for Hindus goes against our nation, writes ex-FS Nirupama Rao
India

Turning India into a land only for Hindus goes against our nation, writes ex-FS Nirupama Rao

I am a Hindu by birth and by enduring faith. The house that I was born into that my grandfather built, had no special puja room — but the plaster of Paris statue of a flute playing Krishna, the Ravi Varma oleographs of a Lakshmi rising from a lotus with elephants trumpeting their joy at her presence, the veena-playing Saraswati, and our special deity Lord Guruvayurappan, with beautiful Kartikeya and his "vel"(spear) and his vehicle, the peacock made up the pantheon of our isthtadevatas.

Churches attacked in Egypt: 45 dead, 119 injured after explosions hit Tanta and Alexandria
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Churches attacked in Egypt: 45 dead, 119 injured after explosions hit Tanta and Alexandria

At least 45 people were killed and nearly 120 others injured in powerful blasts triggered by ISIS in two churches packed with worshippers celebrating Palm Sunday in Egypt's Tanta and Alexandria cities, the deadliest attacks on the minority Coptic Christians in recent years.

Jerry Pinto receives Sahitya Akademi Award; urges writers to protect truth in acceptance speech
India

Jerry Pinto receives Sahitya Akademi Award; urges writers to protect truth in acceptance speech

Mumbai-based novelist Jerry Pinto, who was one of the 24 recipients of the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award, argued the role of authors in the wake of rising debate between nationalism and freedom of speech in India

Humans of Olympics: Meet Jeng Seong Wook from Seoul, spreading the word of Jesus
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Humans of Olympics: Meet Jeng Seong Wook from Seoul, spreading the word of Jesus

With next to none English and no knowledge of Portuguese, Jeng Seong Wook from Seoul, South Korea has really taken everything out of his hands to survive this trip to Rio.

Holy Mother of God: Raising an agnostic child in a multi-religious family
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Holy Mother of God: Raising an agnostic child in a multi-religious family

How do you talk about God to your child — if you are an agnostic yourself, and your family members follow different religions?