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Taliban vow to attack India over Kasab death

PAKISTAN’S Taliban movement threatened on Thursday to attack Indian targets to avenge the country’s execution of Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of the militant squad responsible for a rampage through Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008.

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted in India | Read More »

Pope names Antonysamy Madras archbishop

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Archbishop Geo­r­ge Antonysamy, Apos­t­olic nuncio to West African Countries, as the new Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore. He succeeds Archbishop Malayappan Chinnappa, who has retired.

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted in India | Read More »

War threat looks over Gaza as Israel, Hamas trade fire

A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to allout war and an invasion of the enclave.

November 16th, 2012 | Posted in World | Read More »

Why I am not a Catholic, Part 2

Eucharist

I told him and determined that this was my chance to tell this man about Jesus, which I love to do. However, this guy had another plan. He was the evangelist! He asked about my faith enough to discern that I was one of those “born-agin’ types.”

November 14th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Now, Narendra Modi dragged into row over Ram

Narendra Modi

CONTROVERSY over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani’s statement on Lord Rama continues as Congress leader Digvijay Singh dragged Narendra Modi into the row.

November 14th, 2012 | Posted in India | Read More »

Ram Jethmalani should apologise, says Congress

Ram Jethmalani

CRITICISING the recent comment of senior Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalaniagainst Lord Rama and his brother Laxman, Congress leader and PCC member, Kishore Varshney has urged the former to apologies in public for the same.

November 14th, 2012 | Posted in India | Read More »

Lord Ram was a bad husband: Ram Jethmalani

Ram Jethmalani

SIGNALLING cracks in the top echelons of the BJP, Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani recently termed Lord Ram, as a ‘bad husband’ and added that he did not like the Hindu god.

November 14th, 2012 | Posted in India | Read More »

The power of humility

R T Kendall

ONE of the most encouraging things in all the world is to find out that the best of people are all sinners. Better still, that all of those people in the Bible had their weaknesses.

November 9th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Pakistani pastor arrested for alleged blasphemy

Karma Patras

A pastor in Pakistan has been denied bail after he was accused of blasphemy and arrested by police who protected him from a mob of angry Muslims.

November 8th, 2012 | Posted in Asia,World | Read More »

40 Iranian Christians arrested, five stand trial

Pastor Farhad Sabokrouh and his wife

FOUR Christians were sentenced to a year in jail, the trial of another five began, and state-sponsored media confirmed the arrest of 40 house-church members: one day in the life of the Iranian Church.

November 8th, 2012 | Posted in Middle East,World | Read More »

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