Category Archives: Religion

10Sep/17

Illegal skin bank in Indian “godman’s” sect headquarters sealed

SIRSA, HARYANA, INDIA (SEPTEMBER 10, 2017) (ANI) – An illegal skin bank operating out of the headquarters of the spiritual group of Indian “godman” Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – currently in jail for raping two of his followers – has been sealed, authorities said on Saturday (September 09). Continue reading

13May/17

Pope Francis greeted by tens of thousands in Fatima

FATIMA, PORTUGAL (MAY 12, 2017) (POOL) – Pope Francis was greeted by tens of thousands of worshippers when he arrived in Fatima on Friday (May 12) where he will make saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparitions of the Madonna 100 years ago.
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16Apr/17

Pope leads Easter mass in St. Peter’s Square

On Easter, Pope denounces “oppressive regimes” but urges restraint and condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack after leading mass in St. Peter’s Square. Saskia O’Donoghue reports
Pope Francis denounced “oppressive regimes” in his Easter message Sunday and called for world leaders to prevent the spead of conflict.
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01Nov/16

Pope says he believes ban on female priests is forever

Pope Francis says does not believe there will ever be women priests in the Roman Catholic Church and that it is not humane to close borders to refugees.

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05Sep/16

Mother Teresa declared a saint by Pope Francis

More than 100,000 pilgrims attend the beatification of Mother Teresa in St. Paul’s Square, as the tiny Albanian nun who gained fame for her work with the poor in India’s slums is declared a saint by Pope Francis. Ashraf Fahim reports.
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09Apr/16

Churchill’s secretary named as the biological father of the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby discovers his biological father was Sir Anthony Montague Browne, the former private secretary to Britain’s war-time leader Winston Churchill.

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