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CHRISTMAS ALBUM: Tis the season to be jolly!

At St Peter's Basilica in Rome, Pope Francis celebrated his first Christmas Eve mass since becoming pontiff. Thousands thronged the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem where Jesus is said to have been......

Sankararaman murder case: Kanchi Shankaracharya, 22 others acquitted

In a huge relief to the pontiffs of Kanchi Sankara Mutt, Jayendra Saraswathi and Vijayendra Saraswathi, a local court on Wednesday acquitted them in the murder case of a temple official in......

DON'T MISS: Pope poses for a 'selfie', first ever in papal history

Pope Francis is dubbed as the ‘Pontiff of Firsts’ for he is known to break tradition. And breaking protocol once again, the Pope obligingly posed for a “selfie” with a group......

Popemobile: The wheels that drive the Pontiff

Okay, the smoke has settled and the new Pope, Francis I has got down to work. On Day 1 of his day in office, the newly-elected Pope shunned the special chauffeur-driven "Vatican One" limousine and......

Pope Francis, PONTIFF OF FIRSTS, breaks tradition

The newly elected Pope Francis has made history in more ways than one. Being dubbed as the 'Pontiff of Firsts', Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the first non-European leader of the world's 1.2 billion......

Cars of the kings

It is good to be the president. It's better to be the king. But it's best to be the Pope. And that's not just because figureheads live in the power and the light, juggling fame and glory. No, the......

Pope hails Iraq's soccer triumph

Pope Benedict said Iraq's celebration of its Asian Cup soccer victory was a sign of a people yearning for peace, and expressed hope on Wednesday the event would help pave the way to an end of......
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Pope honours Christian martyrs on landmark Africa tour

Large crowds of Ugandans greeted Pope Francis on Saturday as he held a mass youth rally and honoured martyred Christians on his landmark trip to... ...
Pope visits Ugandan shrine amid gay rights debate

Gay rights activists in the country hope the pontiff will make a gesture of tolerance to homosexuals Pope Francis travelled to Uganda's holiest... ...
Fear haunts besieged Muslim district …

AFP No money, no food, no petrol. But there is fear. Plenty of it. It is fear that haunts the dusty streets of PK5, a Muslim neighbourhood in... ...
Pope slams rich for injustice to poor

Pope Francis on Friday lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum today in the... ...
Cattle donation halted at Mahadeshwara Temple

In a valley nestled between the hills of the rustling Satyamangalam forest in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka stands a temple which originated... ...

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