Vatican City, June 13 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has deplored the exploitation of children as domestic workers, calling it a form of slavery that is increasingly affecting poor countries and girls in particular.
Vatican City, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Besides corruption, there is a “gay lobby” inside the Vatican government or curia, Pope Francis admitted, saying “we will have to see what we can do”.
Vatican City, June 12 (IANS/AKI) The Catholic Church should not seek to accumulate wealth, as this makes the church “lifeless”, Pope Francis has said.
New Delhi, June 11: India has sought a hike in the Haj quota and also requested Saudi Arabia to reconsider its decision of slashing the numbers of Haj pilgrims, an official said Tuesday.
Panaji, June 10: A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was appointed chairman of the BJP’s election management committee, a party legislator from Goa lambasted him for backing a religious conference which propagated a “Hindu nation”.
London, June 9: In what could be yet another religious hatred crime in Britain, at least 128 pupils and staff were evacuated following a suspected arson attack at an Islamic boarding school in suburban London, a media report said Sunday.
Islamabad, June 9: Around 400 Sikh pilgrims from India, who arrived in Pakistan to observe the 407th death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev, are hoping that the two nations take steps to improve relations.
Vatican City, June 8 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis says he has no wish to live in the apostolic apartments inhabited by previous pontiffs “for psychiatric reasons”.
Vatican City, June 8 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has denied that when he was a cardinal he harboured ambitions to lead the Catholic Church.