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  • Border wall in Mexico turns into ‘mural of love’

    Border wall in Mexico turns into ‘mural of love’

    The painter said he was happy with the three-year-long project, which has become popular over time, with new paintings being created every month.

    February 16, 2020
  • Pakistan court allows men to marry underage girls, sparks outrage

    Pakistan court allows men to marry underage girls, sparks outrage

    During the hearing, the parents argued that her marriage is invalid in line with the Sindh Child Marriage Restraint Act, which forbids marriage under the age of 18.

    February 8, 2020
  • 9 dead as typhoon Phanfone slams Philippines

    9 dead as typhoon Phanfone slams Philippines

    Many others were not able to return to their families, with ferries and plane services suspended.

    December 26, 2019
  • End of Silence

    End of Silence

    The fineprint of the Vatican order must be that such secrecy, despite the traditional embroidery of the expression “pontifical”, is henceforth ‘no more an excuse’ for church officials to refuse to share information on matters relating to sexual abuse of children and no less crucially, the reporting of such offences to the civil authorities (aka police).

    December 19, 2019
  • 13 killed after 3 bus crash on Pachua highway in Mexico, several injured

    13 killed after 3 bus crash on Pachua highway in Mexico, several injured

    The crash took place in the early hours of Monday on a stretch of highway near Ecatepec, a town in the State of Mexico.

    November 20, 2019
  • Hundreds of thousands march across Europe for Gay Pride

    Hundreds of thousands march across Europe for Gay Pride

    The marchers converged on the Spanish capital's main Atocha train station for the start of the festivities

    July 7, 2019
  • A ringing victory

    A ringing victory

    The traditionally conservative Catholic Ireland has trimmed its sails to the winds of change. The overwhelming victory for repeal of the abortion law in Friday’s referendum illustrates an appetite for change in Roman Catholic laws, a convincing outcome that ought to be recognised in Northern Ireland as well. The spirited campaign for liberalisation of its …

    May 29, 2018
  • Rescued Kerala Catholic priest reaches Vatican

    Rescued Kerala Catholic priest reaches Vatican

    Kerala Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnallil, rescued from Islamic State terrorists who had abducted him in Yemen in March last year, has reached the Vatican, a Church spokesperson said on Wednesday. Uzhunnallil, kidnapped from a care home in Aden, was brought to Muscat on Tuesday after 18 months in captivity. Speaking to the media, Father …

    September 13, 2017
  • Kerala Catholic priest rescued from Yemen

    Kerala Catholic priest rescued from Yemen

    Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted in March last year allegedly by terrorists in Yemen, has been released, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday. “I am happy to inform that Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been rescued,” she tweeted. Uzhunnalil, who hails from Kottayam, was kidnapped from a care home in Yemen’s …

    September 12, 2017
  • Keep your sermons brief, Pope tells priests

    Keep your sermons brief, Pope tells priests

    Catholic priests should not drone on in their sermons but should try and keep them short, Pope Francis said on Thursday. "Give short sermons if possible," Francis told priests during a homily as he celebrated Chrism mass in St Peter's Basilica. The mass traditionally begins Holy Week leading up to Easter.

    April 13, 2017