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Narendra Modi commemorates Christ's courage on Good Friday; all you need to know about second last day of Holy Week
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Narendra Modi commemorates Christ's courage on Good Friday; all you need to know about second last day of Holy Week

Good Friday is the second last day leading to Easter in what is called the Holy Week; the week begins with Palm Sunday and ends with Holy Saturday

Maundy Thursday 2020: Vatican prepares to conduct rituals virtually; all you need to know about the day's significance
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Maundy Thursday 2020: Vatican prepares to conduct rituals virtually; all you need to know about the day's significance

Also known as Holy Thursday and Covenant Thursday, Maundy Thursday falls on the week before Easter and a day ahead of Good Friday. It commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and the Washing of the Feet.

Over 1.5 mn sign petition for removal of Netflix's comedy depicting Jesus as homosexual, petitioners term it
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Over 1.5 mn sign petition for removal of Netflix's comedy depicting Jesus as homosexual, petitioners term it "vulgar and disrespectful"

Netflix special titled The First Temptation Of Christ, which shows Jesus Christ in a gay relationship and Mary as a weed-smoker, has created a uproar all over the world

Shekhawati wall paintings and the art of mythological imagination
India

Shekhawati wall paintings and the art of mythological imagination

Shekhawati is a region in Rajasthan that is famous for its heavily muraled buildings. The region is made up of several towns with thousands of painted buildings that include havelis, temples, shops and cenotaphs.

Prayers at Kendriya Vidyalayas: Identifying Sanskrit with Hinduism puts many State-run institutions under scanner
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Prayers at Kendriya Vidyalayas: Identifying Sanskrit with Hinduism puts many State-run institutions under scanner

The moot point is if reciting three sentences in Sanskrit followed by a prayer which only invokes the divinity without any specific reference to any Hindu deity amounts to imparting religious instructions.

Israel's McJesus statue, featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald, rouses ire of Arab Christian community
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Israel's McJesus statue, featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald, rouses ire of Arab Christian community

The artwork called 'McJesus,' is sculpted by Finnish artist Jani Leinonen and depicts a crucified Ronald McDonald. It is on display as part of the Haifa museum's 'Sacred Goods' exhibit, in Haifa, Israel. Hundreds of Arab Christians calling for the sculpture's removal protested at the museum last week.

Christmas celebrations: Birthday of Jesus Christ celebrated with fervour and cheer across India; prayers held in churches at midnight
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Christmas celebrations: Birthday of Jesus Christ celebrated with fervour and cheer across India; prayers held in churches at midnight

Christmas was celebrated across the nation on Tuesday with traditional fervour and merrymaking. Prayers and worship services were held at churches since Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

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

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.

Ilaiyaraaja's remarks on resurrection of Jesus Christ sparks controversy; protestors detained in Chennai
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Ilaiyaraaja's remarks on resurrection of Jesus Christ sparks controversy; protestors detained in Chennai

At a recent event, Ilaiyaraaja quoted a Youtube documentary that dismissed the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Orthodox Christians across the world take Epiphany plunge to commemorate baptism of Jesus Christ
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Orthodox Christians across the world take Epiphany plunge to commemorate baptism of Jesus Christ

Thousands of Orthodox Christians in parts of the world thronged rivers and ponds to take dip in the water to mark Epiphany, cleansing themselves with water deemed holy for the day

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi welcomes 'new India youth', talks about organising mock parliament
India

Mann Ki Baat: Narendra Modi welcomes 'new India youth', talks about organising mock parliament

In the last edition of for this year of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat,' Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed Christmas greetings and talked about the teachings of Jesus Christ

Shiv Sena reacts to Manohar Parrikar's letter to BS Yeddyurappa, writes to Narendra Modi seeking intervention in Mahadayi issue
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Shiv Sena reacts to Manohar Parrikar's letter to BS Yeddyurappa, writes to Narendra Modi seeking intervention in Mahadayi issue

The Shiv Sena in Goa has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking his intervention to stop Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from taking the step of allowing Karnataka to divert the waters of the Mahadeyi river.

Little known Saudi prince revealed as mystery buyer of $450 million Leonardo da Vinci painting 'Salvator Mundi'
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Little known Saudi prince revealed as mystery buyer of $450 million Leonardo da Vinci painting 'Salvator Mundi'

The mystery buyer of Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi," which fetched a record $450.3 million at an auction in November, is a Saudi prince.

Mary Magdalene trailer: Rooney Mara stars in this portrait of an oft-misunderstood character
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Mary Magdalene trailer: Rooney Mara stars in this portrait of an oft-misunderstood character

Mary Magdalene features Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus Christ and Rooney Mara as the titular Biblical character.

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru: Urdu poets saw India's first prime minister as a Christ-like figure
India

Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru: Urdu poets saw India's first prime minister as a Christ-like figure

Contrary to the belief among a few historians that Muslims held Nehru responsible for the Partition and the rioting that followed, a large number of Muslim Urdu poets expressed grief at his death. Almost all the prominent Urdu poets wrote poems praising Nehru and expressing grief at his passing. These poems examine Nehru through their eyes.

Christian group demands apology for Gujarat state school textbook typo which calls Christ 'demon'
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Christian group demands apology for Gujarat state school textbook typo which calls Christ 'demon'

An all-India Christian organisation took umbrage to a chapter in a Gujarat textbook which accidentally refers to Jesus Christ as a 'demon' and demanded that the book be withdrawn

Russian President Vladimir Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people
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Russian President Vladimir Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin in his Easter Sunday message hailed the contribution made by the country's Orthodox Church and other Christian denominations to the lives of his compatriots.

Easter 2017 celebrations across the world in pictures
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Easter 2017 celebrations across the world in pictures

Easter, the day marked to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, was celebrated all across the world on Sunday.

British Prime Minister Theresa May: Country coming together after Brexit
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British Prime Minister Theresa May: Country coming together after Brexit

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said the country and its people were coming together following the country's vote to exit the European Union (EU), the media reported.