Vatican City, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has praised the “motherly” role played in the society by nuns, and said they should not feel they are spinsters.
Toronto, May 9: Hindus comprise 1.5 percent, Sikhs 1.4 percent and Muslims 3.2 percent of Canada’s population of around 35 million, according to the 2011 National Household Survey conducted by Statistics Canada.
associate of the Dalai Lama, has been named chancellor of the Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies in Madhya Pradesh, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said Wednesday.
Vatican City, May 7 (IANS/AKI) Christians should reflect on each day of their lives to see how God had guided them, Pope Francis has said.
Bangalore, May 6: A local court Monday registered a defamation case against Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for allegedly denigrating a Hindu god (Vishnu) and hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.
Jaipur, May 6: Khadims (priests) at the dargah (shrine) of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer have decided not to assist Pakistani pilgrims in offering prayers at the shrine.
Jammu, May 6: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), that looks after the famous Vaishno Devi pilgrimage, Monday launched an online registration facility for undertaking the pilgrimage.
Haridwar, May 6: Having worked for three years to clean rivers within the country, the All-World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) will launch a programme May 18 for cleaning the Bagmati river and the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu.
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Patriarch Kirill, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, has wished astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) a happy Orthodox Easter, a church spokesman said.