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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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Q. In a gesture of reconciliation to the Muslim world, Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, November 30, visited Istanbul's Blue Mosque, the second such a visit by the Roman Catholic Pontiff to a Muslim house of worship, and prayed alongside Turkey's Grand Mufti."Thank you for this moment of prayer," the Pope told Istanbul's Grand Mufti Mustafa Cagrici after the prayers, reported Reuters.As he entered the carpeted expanse of the 17th century mosque, the pope took off his shoes and put on what looked like white cloth slippers.After being told about the mosque's history and architecture b
Confused:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-a-gesture-of-reconciliation-to-the-muslim-world-pope-bene/28089044/answers/

stalin
Q. how is the now retired pontiff benedict XVI to be addressed ?
Stalin:  A. WowThis really seems to be a big newsYou just posted the same thing under another id 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

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Stung govt to withdraw bill on mutts

MYSURU: Cornered by religious institutions and pontiffs of mutts, chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday announced the withdrawal of a legislation... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysuru/Stung-govt-to-withdraw-bill-on-mutts/articleshow/45655215.cms
2014-proved tourism bonanza for Vatican City

In the eternal city it is difficult to find a taxi who will not try to convince you that Pope Francis will die shortly and his revolution will soon... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/2014-proved-tourism-bonanza-vatican-city/
Siddaganga seer

Taking a dig at Congress government for tabling the Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments (Amendment) Bill 2014,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/449644/even-british-supported-mutts-siddaganga.html
Pope Francis wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis is focusing his attention on all those weeping in the world this Christmas, singling out the refugees, hostages and all... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/pope-francis-wishes-christmas-hope-and-peace-for-mideast/articleshow/45640533.cms
On Christmas, Pope Francis urges world to be open to ...

Vatican City: Pope Francis ushered the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics into Christmas on Wednesday, urging them to allow God to enter their... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/on-christmas-eve-pope-francis-urges-world-to-be-open-to-god-2014985.html

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