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    Pope okays measures to prosecute bishops who botch abuse cases

    World | June 05, 2016 6:54 IST

    Vatican City: Pope Francis on Saturday scrapped his proposed tribunal to prosecute bishops who failed to protect their flocks from paedophile priests and instead established new legal procedures to remove them if the Vatican finds

  • australian islamic state fighters doubled last year

    'Australian Islamic State fighters doubled last year'

    World | September 28, 2015 12:23 IST

    Sydney : The number of Australians fighting for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq doubled in the past year but was not expected to continue to grow so rapidly, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

  • pope urges bishops to ensure children s safety

    Pope urges bishops to ensure children's safety

    World | February 05, 2015 22:24 IST

    Vatican City: Pope Francis has urged Catholic bishops to ensure the safety of children in parishes, which should be "safe and secure homes" for families, and reminded them that "there is absolutely no place in

  • diocese of calcutta turns 200

    Diocese of Calcutta turns 200

    India | December 15, 2014 7:49 IST

    Kolkata: Completing 200 years, the Diocese of Calcutta Sunday launched year-long celebrations that includes walkathon, sports tournaments and interfaith linkages to mark the occasion.Led by Bishop Ashoke Biswas and a host of priests, the celebrations

  • church of england enacts historic legislation for women

    Church of England enacts historic legislation for women bishops

    World | November 18, 2014 7:05 IST

    London: The Church of England Monday officially enacted legislation to enable women to be ordained as bishops in the church.The enactment, formally passed at the general synod of the church Monday, was supported in a

  • hc upholds single judge order holding bishop guilty of

    HC upholds single judge order holding bishop guilty of contempt of court

    India | March 02, 2014 6:20 IST

    Chennai:  Madras High Court today upheld a single judge's order holding a bishop guilty of contempt of court, but said its directive to him “to seek pardon from the source in whose jurisdiction he has

  • savita s case was not about abortion say ireland s bishops

    Savita's case was not about abortion, say Ireland's bishops

    World | November 20, 2012 18:21 IST

    London, Nov 20: Amidst a raging debate on the country's strict abortion laws, Ireland's Catholic bishops have said that the church "has never taught that the life of a child in the womb should be

  • rubber chicken sent to space by us school students

    Rubber chicken sent to space by US school students

    World | April 23, 2012 9:25 IST

    Los Angeles, Apr 23:  Students of Bishop Union High School in California last month  sent a rubber chicken to space to study a solar storm. The bird, called Camilla, was attached to a helium balloon

  • houston legacy to continue with movie sparkle song

    Houston Legacy To Continue With Movie 'Sparkle', Song

    Hollywood | February 16, 2012 16:12 IST

    Los Angeles, Feb 16: For Bishop T.D. Jakes, watching Whitney Houston sing a classic gospel hymn two months ago made him sure the long-struggling singer was poised for a comeback.Instead, her soulful rendition of “His