Tag: religion
3 months ago
lincolnshireworld.com

New group for Indian community in Sleaford celebrates three religious festivals in one

A new community group that has been set up by Sleaford residents with Indian heritage has held its first celebration ...

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5 months ago
nationalworld.com

Lent 2024: when does it start, what is it, meaning, Ash Wednesday dates, fasting ideas, end - how...

Everything you need to know about Lent 2024

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6 months ago
wsj.com

African Bishops Reject Same-Sex Blessings Despite Vatican’s Permission

Leaders of the continent’s Catholics say gay unions are ‘contrary to the will of God’

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6 months ago
wsj.com

Former Cardinal McCarrick Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial for Sexual Assault

Wisconsin judge suspends charges against 93-year-old disgraced prelate after a similar ruling in Massachusetts, follo...

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6 months ago
doncasterfreepress.co.uk

Relief for historic Barnbugh church hall visitors, thanks to £2,000 wind farm fund bathroom grant

Visitors to a popular hall at an historic South Yorkshire village church are now enjoying much improved facilities th...

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7 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis Decries Arms Dealing and Gaza War in Christmas Message

Pontiff laments a contemporary ‘slaughter of the innocents’ by war and abortion

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7 months ago
wsj.com

Vatican Court Convicts Cardinal on Embezzlement and Fraud

Verdict marks a stunning fall for Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, once spoken of as a possible pope

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7 months ago
nationalworld.com

Hanukkah 2023: When is Chanukah, what is Hanukkah, how is it celebrated, how to wish someone a Ha...

The Jewish festival of Hanukkah is celebrated every year over the course of eight nights

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8 months ago
nationalworld.com

Antisemitism march to start as Met Police say 'fear is particularly felt by Jewish communities'

The march, which has been organised by the Campaign Against Antisemitism will take place in London this afternoon

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8 months ago
scotsman.com

Descendant of prominent Scots dynasty in court action over Church of Scotland plans to re-bury an...

The Dalrymple family occupied leading roles in legal and political worlds

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8 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis Fires Conservative U.S. Bishop

Texas Bishop Strickland, a vocal critic of the pope, has warned of ‘blasphemies emanating from Rome’

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8 months ago
scotsman.com

Church closures Scotland: ‘Existential crisis’ as up to 700 churches predicted to close across Sc...

Church of Scotland is spearheading a painful, but ‘necessary’ rationalisation drive

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8 months ago
wsj.com

Vatican Says Transgender People May Be Baptized

Statement is the latest sign of Pope Francis’ conciliatory approach to LGBTQ Catholics

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9 months ago
lep.co.uk

Gaza: Preston Labour councillors accused of "lame" response by Muslim community

Preston's Labour Party has been warned not to take the support of Muslim voters for granted, amid mounting anger abou...

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis to Attend COP28 Climate Change Conference in Dubai

Pontiff has made environmental protection a signature issue of his reign

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Vatican’s Silence on Holocaust Was Shaped by Antisemitism and Caution, Archives Show

New scholarship shows the Catholic Church under wartime Pope Pius XII gave priority to saving Jewish converts

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9 months ago
wsj.com

Vatican Synod Report Plays Down LGBTQ Issues, Disappointing Progressives

Official report calls for more research on the possibility of ordaining women deacons

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9 months ago
nationalworld.com

Freud’s Last Session: what is Anthony Hopkins psychology drama about - when is AFI Fest premiere?

Anthony Hopkins and Matthew Goode star in 2023 drama film Freud's Last Session

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis Softens Vatican’s Ban on Gay Blessings

Pontiff’s statement is likely to inflame tensions with conservative church leaders

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10 months ago
irishstar.com

The couple who fought for the legalization of birth control in 1970s Ireland

Contraceptives had been illegal since 1935

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10 months ago
irishstar.com

Irish American to convert historic Irish church to continental-style food hall

Martin Barry, who was born in New York to Irish parents, is leading the conversion of St Andrew's Church

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Yom Kippur 2023: when is the Jewish religious holiday, and what is the meaning behind it?

Judaism’s most sacred day of the year will be celebrated this weekend

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis’ Russia Stance Angers Catholics in Central Europe

Pope Francis led Holy Mass in front of a small gathering of Mongolian Catholics on Sunday during a historic visit to ...

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Faces Down Growing Backlash Against Migrants in Europe

Pontiff, visiting France, will mourn migrants who have died crossing the Mediterranean

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10 months ago
nationalworld.com

Woman jailed for two years after eating pork in TikTok video

The woman said she knew what she did was wrong but did not expect the prison sentence

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10 months ago
wsj.com

Wartime Pope Pius XII Knew About Holocaust, Letter Suggests

Discovery in recently opened Vatican archives sharpens debate over Pius’s silence on Nazi genocide of Jews

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10 months ago
irishstar.com

Irish American Sister Mary Scullion to step down from non-profit she founded

Sister Mary Scullion, who co-founded Project HOME, was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World b...

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10 months ago
mirror.co.uk

Noah's Ark Bible story 'could be proved true by ruins found in Iraq'

A documentary claims to have proof that the story from the Bible could be fact and not fiction - it also raises sever...

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10 months ago
lincolnshireworld.com

Exhibition by village quilters and crafters for church’s heritage open weekend

In another event for Heritage Open Days week, Silk Willoughby Church opened to the public over the weekend for a disp...

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11 months ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis Travels to the Doorsteps of Russia, China

Pontiff is set to minister to a flock of fewer than 1,500 Mongolian Catholics

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11 months ago
wsj.com

Vatican Walks Back Pope Francis’ Praise for Russian Empire

Kremlin spokesman says pontiff’s words on czarist era were ‘very gratifying’

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11 months ago
dailystar.co.uk

'My religious pals found out about my racy career – they've totally shunned me'

Rae Richmond, who is from a small town in the US, says nearly everyone that was close to her has ended their friendsh...

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11 months ago
irishstar.com

The Glam Reaper: The Irishwoman who is the go-to funeral planner in New York

Jennifer Muldowney, from Dublin, is changing the way that people talk about death

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11 months ago
dailystar.co.uk

'I'm a Mormon mum who makes £35k a month from sexy pics – but Church excommunicated me'

Holly Jane claims she's been branded a "prostitute" by people in her church due to her racy job – and says she's even...

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11 months ago
nationalworld.com

The Exorcist true story: Real case behind 1973 William Friedkin film - what is 2023 sequel Believ...

William Friedkin’s The Exorcist remains one of the late director’s greatest works, and has terrified audiences for th...

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12 months ago
irishstar.com

Irish mothers who lost children in tragic circumstances to speak at Knock Shrine

The National Novena to Our Lady of Knock takes place from August 14-22

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12 months ago
nationalworld.com

Sinéad O'Connor: Bob Geldof reveals texts 'laden with despair' from Irish singer in weeks before ...

The Boomtown Rats frontman dedicated their performance at Cavan Calling in Ireland to the singer, who died at her Lon...

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12 months ago
wsj.com

Ailing Pope Francis Hurries to Bolster His Progressive Legacy

Pope Francis waved to well-wishers and reporters from a wheelchair as he left a hospital in Rome following hernia sur...

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about 1 year ago
wsj.com

Pope Francis Accepts Bishop Unilaterally Installed by China

Vatican says Beijing’s move violated the spirit of their 2018 deal on the appointment of bishops

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