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Oz married priest who wanted ban on celibacy sacked

May 2, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Sydney, May 2 (ANI): An Australian Catholic priest who revealed that he has been married for a year has been removed from his post by church officials.

Priest sex scandal shocks Poland

May 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Warsaw, May 1 (IANS) A priest in Poland, found guilty of having sex with a disabled 19-year-old girl who was entrusted in his care, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Catholics told to 'embrace Twitter and Facebook'

April 30, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Melbourne, Apr 30 (ANI): Delegates at a Catholic conference have been told that the Catholic Church should embrace online tools such as Twitter and Facebook to deliver its message.

Wills-Kat 'walk down the aisle again' on anniversary weekend

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): One year after their own marriage, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge got hitched yet again on Saturday - but this time as guests at the wedding of close friends Hannah Gillingham and Robert Carter at St. Andrews Church in Wingfield, England.

Florida pastor holds Koran burning ceremony over Iranian clergyman's imprisonment

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Washington, Apr 30(ANI): A controversial Florida pastor has held another Koran-burning ceremony outside his church to protest against the imprisonment of a Christian clergyman in Iran.

18 killed in Nigerian university attack

April 30, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Abuja, April 30 (IANS) At least 18 people, including two university professors, were killed at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano during a church service, said witnesses and health workers.

Postpone Goa panchayat polls, says church body

April 28, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Panaji, April 28 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Goa's social wing Saturday sought the postponement of panchayat elections in the state, alleging irregularities in ward reservation and delimitation.

Man who felt his dead daughter's presence develops devices to measure it

April 25, 2012 at 3:13 PM

Hartford, Apr 25 (ANI): Gary Galka, an electrical engineer who claims to have felt his dead daughter's presence, has developed hand-held devices that can detect unusual vibrations in a room, temperature variations - "hot and cold spots" - and other effects associated with the paranormal.

Jennifer Aniston sparks Greek wedding rumours as she scouts hotel in Crete

April 24, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for the perfect hotel to host her wedding to Justin Theroux.

Jennifer Aniston sparks Greek wedding rumours as she scouts hotel in Crete

April 24, 2012 at 1:08 PM

Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for the perfect hotel to host her wedding to Justin Theroux.

Church of England shuns reports of racially targeting next archbishop

April 23, 2012 at 1:48 PM

London, April 23 (ANI): The Church of England has rubbished allegations that Dr John Sentamu, the next Archbishop of Canterbury, has slipped down to third place after the Bishops of Coventry and Norwich, according to bookmakers.

Aide claims next Archbishop of Canterbury is victim of 'naked racism'

April 22, 2012 at 12:45 PM

London, April 22 (ANI): The next Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr John Sentamu, is being subjected to 'naked racism' by critics, one of his closest supporters has claimed.

William Shakespeare's 448th birthday celebrated in Stratford

April 22, 2012 at 10:53 AM

London, Apr 22 (ANI): A double celebration of the life and work of William Shakespeare has got underway in Stratford on Avon as a parade through his home town on Saturday marked the Bard's forthcoming 448th birthday.

Dog Snoopy is best man at owners' Swansea church wedding

April 21, 2012 at 3:25 PM

London, Apr 21 (ANI): A dog named Snoopy was honoured as the best man at the wedding of his owners.

Andy Garcia speaks about freedom in new film

April 19, 2012 at 12:01 PM

Andy Garcia a Cuba-born actor has said that his new film, "For Greater Glory", talks about the people who are ready to die for freedom if they think the freedom is taken from them. He further said that freedom is human beings' most valuable asset.

Andy Garcia reflects on freedom in new film

April 19, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Mexico City, April 19 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-born actor Andy Garcia said here that his new film, "For Greater Glory", speaks about those people who are ready to die for freedom if it's taken from them, and he added that this right is human beings' most precious asset.

When and where people lose their mobile phones

April 17, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Melbourne, April 17 (ANI): Almost 7 million dollars worth of mobile phones are lost around the world each day, a new survey has revealed.

Pope turns 85

April 16, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Vatican City, April 16 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI marked his 85th birthday Monday.

Strangers not the greatest danger in child sexual abuse

April 15, 2012 at 4:19 PM

Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A vast majority of children who are sexually abused are done so by someone they know - most often a family member, an adult the family trusts or, in some instances, another child, a new study has revealed.

Tim Tebow draws big crowd to Easter service

April 9, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Tim Tebow drew a crowd of almost 15,000 to Easter Church service on Sunday.

Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment

April 9, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Havana, April 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, back to Havana, where he will undergo another round of cancer treatment, state media reported Sunday.

Easter time perfect for having sex, says Vicar

April 7, 2012 at 5:14 PM

London, April 7 (ANI): Father Phil Ritchie from All Saints Church in Hove, East Sussex, has said Easter Sunday is the perfect time for staying in bed, eating chocolate and having sex.

Christians urged to wear cross every day as 'symbol of belief'

April 7, 2012 at 4:26 PM

London, Apr 7 (ANI): The head of the Catholic church in Scotland has urged Christians to wear a cross on their clothes every day as 'a symbol of their beliefs'.

Tim Tebow to deliver 20 minute sermon on Easter Sunday

April 7, 2012 at 3:45 PM

New York, Apr 7 (ANI): Tim Tebow, the sporting world's best known Christian, will give a 20-minute sermon at a Texas church on Sunday to mark the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Delhi observes Good Friday with fasting and prayers

April 6, 2012 at 5:05 PM

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Delhi observed Good Friday with fasts and day-long prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

With choruka, kanji, Kerala observes Good Friday

April 6, 2012 at 10:33 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 (IANS) Christians across Kerala observed Good Friday across churches, and like every year three important rituals remained unchanged.

Kerala Christians observe Passion Week

April 1, 2012 at 12:13 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Palm Sunday has ushered in Passion Week for devout Christians all over Kerala who are set to participate in the rituals that the holy week brings.

Narcissism 'impairs ethical judgment even among highly religious'

March 13, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Although high levels of narcissism can impair ethical judgment regardless of one's religious orientation or orthodox beliefs, it is more harmful in those who might be expected to be more ethical, a new study has claimed.

Rihanna flashes boobs in see-through top as she dines in New York

March 13, 2012 at 9:09 PM

London, Mar 13 (ANI): Rihanna flaunted her breasts in a see-through top during her outing at a restaurant in New York on Monday.

Rihanna flashes boobs in see-through top as she dines in New York

March 13, 2012 at 3:32 PM

London, Mar 13 (ANI): Rihanna flaunted her breasts in a see-through top during her outing at a restaurant in New York on Monday.

Kim Kardashian visits church in revealing dress

March 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

London, Mar 13 (ANI): Kim Kardashian recently went to a church with her family, but the outfit she wore looked quite inappropriate for a religious service.

Narcissism 'impairs ethical judgment even among highly religious'

March 13, 2012 at 10:52 AM

Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Although high levels of narcissism can impair ethical judgment regardless of one's religious orientation or orthodox beliefs, it is more harmful in those who might be expected to be more ethical, a new study has claimed.

Davy Jones' songs played at his funeral in Florida

March 9, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): The mourners listened to Davy Jones' own songs at 'The Monkees' star's private funeral in Florida on Wednesday, it has been revealed.

Lankan party demands bishop's persecution for slamming govt's rights record

March 7, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Colombo, Mar 7(ANI): A Sri Lankan party has called for the persecution of a leading bishop for condemning the government's human rights record.

Lankan party demands bishop's persecution for slamming govt's rights record

March 7, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Colombo, Mar 7(ANI): A Sri Lankan party has called for the persecution of a leading bishop for condemning the government's human rights record.

UK Catholic cardinal labels proposed same-sex marriage law as madness

March 4, 2012 at 9:57 PM

London, Mar 4(ANI): A Roman Catholic Church leader has slammed the British government over its plans to legalise gay marriage, describing the step as "madness" and a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right", Cardinal Keith O'Brien said:

UK Catholic cardinal labels proposed same-sex marriage law as madness

March 4, 2012 at 2:36 PM

London, Mar 4(ANI): A Roman Catholic Church leader has slammed the British government over its plans to legalise gay marriage, describing the step as "madness" and a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right", Cardinal Keith O'Brien said:

For first time, 100 secret Vatican documents put on public display in Rome

March 2, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): About 100 secret Vatican documents have been put on public display in Rome for the first time, and six of them are said to be the most intriguing documents in church history.

For first time, 100 secret Vatican documents put on public display in Rome

March 2, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): About 100 secret Vatican documents have been put on public display in Rome for the first time, and six of them are said to be the most intriguing documents in church history.

Whitney Houston was dubbed 'Illegal' by family and friends

February 21, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Whitney Houston's friends and family are known to have addressed her as "Nippy" but it has emerged that she was also referred to by another nickname - "Illegal".

Bali bomber Umar Patek 'denies meeting Bin Laden in Abbottabad'

February 21, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Jakarta, Feb 21(ANI): Umar Patek, the suspected mastermind behind the 2002 Bali bombing, has said he never met Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in a Pakistani town where both were living.

Whitney Houston was dubbed 'Illegal' by family and friends

February 21, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Whitney Houston's friends and family are known to have addressed her as "Nippy" but it has emerged that she was also referred to by another nickname - "Illegal".

Bali bomber Umar Patek 'denies meeting Bin Laden in Abbottabad'

February 21, 2012 at 12:44 PM

Jakarta, Feb 21(ANI): Umar Patek, the suspected mastermind behind the 2002 Bali bombing, has said he never met Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in a Pakistani town where both were living.

Bali bomber Umar Patek 'denies meeting Bin Laden in Abbottabad'

February 21, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Jakarta, Feb 21(ANI): Umar Patek, the suspected mastermind behind the 2002 Bali bombing, has said he never met Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in a Pakistani town where both were living.

Whitney Houston's life remembered at funeral

February 19, 2012 at 7:49 PM

London, Feb 19 (ANI): Whitney Houston's friends and family spoke about her life and their love for her at the star's funeral on Saturday at the red brick church where she first sang in public, at the age of 11, in the gospel choir alongside her mother Cissy Houston.

Whitney Houston remembered by Kevin Costner on funeral

February 19, 2012 at 7:48 PM

London, Feb 19 (ANI): Whitney Houston's funeral saw her 'The Bodyguard' co-star Kevin Costner give a heartfelt tribute to her, describing her as a 'sweet miracle'.

Whitney Houston remembered by Kevin Costner on funeral

February 19, 2012 at 12:19 PM

London, Feb 19 (ANI): Whitney Houston's funeral saw her 'The Bodyguard' co-star Kevin Costner give a heartfelt tribute to her, describing her as a 'sweet miracle'.

Whitney Houston's life remembered at funeral

February 19, 2012 at 9:31 AM

London, Feb 19 (ANI): Whitney Houston's friends and family spoke about her life and their love for her at the star's funeral on Saturday at the red brick church where she first sang in public, at the age of 11, in the gospel choir alongside her mother Cissy Houston.

Whitney Houston's funeral called 'home going service'

February 18, 2012 at 7:49 PM

London, Feb 18 (ANI): Whitney Houston's funeral, to be held on Saturday, is being called a "home going" on the invitations.

Whitney Houston's funeral called 'home going service'

February 18, 2012 at 10:35 AM

London, Feb 18 (ANI): Whitney Houston's funeral, to be held on Saturday, is being called a "home going" on the invitations.

Whitney Houston's funeral to be held on Saturday

February 15, 2012 at 12:02 PM

London, Feb 15 (ANI): Whitney Houston's funeral is to take place on Saturday at the New Hope Baptist Church in her home state of New Jersey.

Whitney Houston's body brought to New Jersey

February 14, 2012 at 1:57 PM

New York, Feb 14 (ANI): Whitney Houston's body is believed to have brought to New Jersey, on Monday night, for the singer's funeral.

American politicians mourn Whitney Houston's death

February 13, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Whitney Houston's death has drawn responses from her fans not just in the music world but from that of politics as well.

Whitney Houston's death marks tragic fall of once-regal career

February 13, 2012 at 12:21 PM

Melbourne, Feb 13 (ANI): Whitney Houston reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behaviour and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown.

Whitney Houston's death comes marks tragic fall of once-regal career

February 12, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Whitney Houston reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behaviour and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown.

Whitney Houston dies at age 48

February 12, 2012 at 9:58 PM

London, Feb 12 (ANI): Singer and actress Whitney Houston was found dead on February 11 on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton hotel. She was 48.

Whitney Houston's death comes marks tragic fall of once-regal career

February 12, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Whitney Houston reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behaviour and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown.

Whitney Houston dies at age 48

February 12, 2012 at 9:57 AM

London, Feb 12 (ANI): Singer and actress Whitney Houston was found dead on February 11 on the fourth floor of the Beverly Hilton hotel. She was 48.

Mistress reveals 'sex life' with US President John F Kennedy

February 10, 2012 at 3:25 PM

London, Feb 10 (ANI): A former White House intern has revealed about her 18-month 'tender, funny, loving' affair with John F Kennedy in a new book, claiming that the ex President 'took her virginity' on his wife Jacqueline Kennedy's bed.

US teen 'thrill killer' gets life imprisonment

February 9, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Melbourne, Feb 9 (ANI): A US teen who confessed to strangling, cutting and stabbing her neighbour's nine-year-old daughter because she wanted to know how it felt to kill someone, has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.

Kim Kardashian tweets about church going trips

February 7, 2012 at 9:24 PM

New York, Feb 7 (ANI): Kim Kardashian seems to have revived her religious beliefs as she tweeted about going to church twice in the past week.

Kim Kardashian tweets about church going trips

February 7, 2012 at 5:38 PM

New York, Feb 7 (ANI): Kim Kardashian seems to have revived her religious beliefs as she tweeted about going to church twice in the past week.

Madonna sets stage on fire with Super Bowl performance

February 6, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Madonna delivered a spectacular show at Half Time at the Super Bowl on Sunday, as she wowed the audience with her fiery performance.

Brangelina set their heart on spring wedding in 2012

February 6, 2012 at 7:07 PM

London, Feb 6 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have been together for seven years and have six children, are said to be setting their sights on a spring wedding.

Madonna sets stage on fire with Super Bowl performance

February 6, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Madonna delivered a spectacular show at Half Time at the Super Bowl on Sunday, as she wowed the audience with her fiery performance.

Brangelina set their heart on spring wedding in 2012

February 6, 2012 at 10:57 AM

London, Feb 6 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have been together for seven years and have six children, are said to be setting their sights on a spring wedding.

Secret contents of Queen's handbag revealed

February 5, 2012 at 8:59 PM

London, Feb 5 (ANI): For years, people have debated if Queen Elizabeth II carries cash in her ubiquitous handbag.

Secret contents of Queen's handbag revealed

February 5, 2012 at 12:57 PM

London, Feb 5 (ANI): For years, people have debated if Queen Elizabeth II carries cash in her ubiquitous handbag.

Women 'meeting for weight loss programs in church are more successful'

February 4, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Location as well as the level of experience may influence the success of individuals undertaking a weight loss programs, a new study has claimed.

Women 'meeting for weight loss programs in church are more successful'

February 4, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Location as well as the level of experience may influence the success of individuals undertaking a weight loss programs, a new study has claimed.

Jail turns Jayson Williams into 'Moses of Rikers'

January 30, 2012 at 8:29 PM

New York, Jan 30 (ANI): Jayson Williams has earned the nickname the 'Moses of Rikers' by transforming himself into a churchgoing mentor at Riker Island where he is incarcerated.

Kim Kardashian plans to 'start a bible study group' with friends

January 30, 2012 at 8:28 PM

Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has revealed that she is quite keen on starting "a bible study group" with her friends.

Kim Kardashian plans to 'start a bible study group' with friends

January 30, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has revealed that she is quite keen on starting "a bible study group" with her friends.

Jail turns Jayson Williams into 'Moses of Rikers'

January 30, 2012 at 3:16 PM

New York, Jan 30 (ANI): Jayson Williams has earned the nickname the 'Moses of Rikers' by transforming himself into a churchgoing mentor at Riker Island where he is incarcerated.

Ex-ISRO scientists slam government, support Nair on Antrix-Devas deal

January 28, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan.28 (ANI): Former colleagues and top scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have criticized the UPA II government alleging ineptitude in the handling of investigations related to the Antrix-Devas deal, and also raised questions about the authority and credibility of the report submitted by current ISRO chairman Dr. K Radhakrishnan.

Steamy Durex ad stuns parishioners as they await live mass on webcam

January 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM

London, Jan 28 (ANI): Members of the Catholic congregation at St Patrick's in Dumbarton, who logged on to the church's webcam to watch a live mass, were greeted with a saucy video of couples romping.

Ex-ISRO scientists slam government, support Nair on Antrix-Devas deal

January 28, 2012 at 3:16 PM

Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan.28 (ANI): Former colleagues and top scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have criticized the UPA II government alleging ineptitude in the handling of investigations related to the Antrix-Devas deal, and also raised questions about the authority and credibility of the report submitted by current ISRO chairman Dr. K Radhakrishnan.

Steamy Durex ad stuns parishioners as they await live mass on webcam

January 28, 2012 at 12:04 PM

London, Jan 28 (ANI): Members of the Catholic congregation at St Patrick's in Dumbarton, who logged on to the church's webcam to watch a live mass, were greeted with a saucy video of couples romping.

Where people vote could affect the outcome

January 20, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): People who were asked survey questions near a church were more likely to report themselves more politically conservative and negative towards non-Christians than those surveyed near government buildings, a study found.

Where people vote could affect the outcome

January 20, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): People who were asked survey questions near a church were more likely to report themselves more politically conservative and negative towards non-Christians than those surveyed near government buildings, a study found.