November 18, 2012
The new pope of Egypt’s Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation’s Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet minis...
November 9, 2012
Justin Welby, the Bishop of Durham and an anti-capitalist former oil executive, was on Friday appointed Archbishop of Canterbury to lead the 77 million Anglicans at a time when the Anglican Church...
October 25, 2012
Filmmaker R. Sarath’s Parudeesa, with Sreenivasan, Thampy Antony and Swetha Menon in the lead roles, is about the conflict of belief. The film reaches theatres today. »
October 21, 2012
Some 80,000 pilgrims in flowered lei, feathered headdresses and other traditional garb flooded St. Peter’s Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI added seven more saints onto the roster of Catholic...
October 4, 2012
A century-old church, owing its legacy to the British tea planters in Old Munnar, is a place where visitors from Britain, who are the third or fourth generation descendants of the planters, arrive...
September 24, 2012
Orthodox Church will celebrate its 200th anniversary tomorrow
September 17, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI ended his three-day visit to Lebanon on Sunday with a call for unity among Christians and Muslims in the Middle East and for peace in neighbouring Syria. The pontiff la...
September 9, 2012
Large number of devotees thronged the ‘Arogya Matha’ church in Khairatabad to commemorate the birthday of Mary, mother of Jesus, on Saturday. It was attended by people of all faiths besides the Chr...
September 8, 2012
A festive atmosphere will pervade Shivajinagar and surrounding areas on Saturday when all roads lead to the St. Mary’s Basilica as the Feast Day of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary culminat...
August 28, 2012
The diocese of Kottappuaram, in its silver jubilee year, has received a gift from Rome with Pope Benedict XVI raising the Our Lady of Snow Church at Pallippuram to the status of a basilica. Basilic...
November 17, 2012
Salisbury Cathedral is much more than a historical monument. »
November 8, 2012
Justin Welby, the Eton-educated Bishop of Durham and a former oil executive, is to be named the new Archbishop of Canterbury to succeed Rowan Williams who steps down next month after 10 years in o...
October 24, 2012
Pope Benedict XVI names Major Archbishop Mar Baselios Cleemis, head of the Syro-Malankara Church, as Cardinal. He is the first Cardinal of the Syro-Malankara rite of the Catholic...
October 16, 2012
Gerald Isaac Lobo installed as the first bishop »
September 26, 2012
Philipose Ramban translated the Bible into Malayalam in 1811
September 20, 2012
A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in a...
September 12, 2012
He succeeded Bishop Mallavarapu Prakash, who joined as Visakhapatnam archbishop recently.
September 8, 2012
9-day festival culminates with lowering of flag on Saturday
September 1, 2012
Known as the Sangam City, Allahabad is also home to some richly ornate and historically significant churches
August 21, 2012
St. Lawrence Church in Attur, Karkala, is one religious place that is patronised by people from different religions. A pointer to its broad appeal is its name ‘Karlada Devir’ in Tulu (god of Karka...