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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......

'Pope to watch 2006 World Cup'

Pope Benedict will watch the most important matches of next year's World Cup and believes Germany has a strong side, World Cup chief Franz Beckenbauer said after meeting the Pontiff on......

UEFA requests minute's silence for Pope

A minute's silence will be observed before this week's Champions League and UEFA Cup quarter-finals as a mark of respect for the passing of Pope John Paul at the request of European soccer's......

Ferrari race in mourning for Pope

Formula One champions Ferrari raced in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix with a black mark of mourning for Pope John Paul on the nose of their cars.The Polish-born Pope, who visited Ferrari's Maranello......

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stalin
Q. how is the now retired pontiff benedict XVI to be addressed ?
Stalin:  A.  more

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raju
Q. the word conclave originates from Latin phrase cum clave. What does cum clave mean ?
Raju:  A. Francis more

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. Homany sanskrit commentaries are there on Vivekachudamani ? who wrote them?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. cum clave means WITH KEY, the cardinals will be locked in the sistine chapel till they come up with their selection of the pontiff more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/homany-sanskrit-commentaries-are-there-on-vivekachudamani--w/25138963/answers/25237417

sigma
Q. Identify the person Swamy Nityanandha
Sigma:  A. There are two Sanskrit commentaries on this work. Sri Sri Sacchidananda Shivabhinava Nrusimha Bharati, the pontiff of Sringeri, wrote a commentary...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-swamy-nityanandha/24304147/answers/25138985

sigma
Q. Identify the person jeyendra saraswathi
Sigma:  A. Swami Nithyananda' (also known as Paramahamsa Nithyananda, born 1 January 1978) is a spiritual master, mystic and the founder of Dhyanapeetam, a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-jeyendra-saraswathi/23816470/answers/24304192

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a real threat or just the latest US scapegoat?

United States: Historians have a term we call the scapegoating concept of history. This is the idea that people tend to look for others to blame... ...

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Pope Francis to head into Italian Mafia heartland

Italy: It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather's car in a Mafia ambush in January. Pope... ...

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Muslims can easily quit their ghettos

Picture for representational purpose (Photo: PTI/File) New Delhi: It is axiomatic, yes. Muslims in India form a substantial chunk of the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140723/commentary-op-ed/article/muslims-can-easily-quit-their-ghettos
Seer tells Modi

Pejawar Mutt pontiff Vishwesha Teertha Swami met Prime Minister Narendra Modi onTuesday and urged him to not set up any industry on fertile... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/421240/don039t-use-agri-land-industries.html
Today in History

22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot... ...

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