Monthly Archives: December 2012

Jesus was born years earlier than thought, claims Pope

  The entire Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation, the Pope has declared, as he claims in a new book that Jesus was born several years earlier than commonly believed. The ‘mistake’ was made by a sixth century monk known … Continue reading

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European austerity measures reach the Vatican budget

  The Vatican must adopt “effective” cost reduction measures in the wake of the global economic crisis, Pope Benedict XVI’s No. 2 official warned on Dec. 18. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, told employees of the Holy … Continue reading

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Italian priest blames women’s ‘provocative’ clothing for domestic violence

  An Italian priest has provoked outrage after putting up an article that said women were partly to blame for encouraging domestic violence by failing to clean their houses and cook properly and for wearing tight and provocative clothing. ‘Let’s … Continue reading

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Outfits plan to prevent razing of holy structures

Outfits plan to prevent razing of holy structures Mugdha Variyar, Hindustan Times Mumbai, December 29, 2012   Email to Author First Published: 01:48 IST(29/12/2012) Last Updated: 01:49 IST(29/12/2012)   Christian groups held a meeting at a church in Irla on Friday, … Continue reading

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Shock at the massacre of Christians in Nigeria

NIGERIA Strong condemnation expressed by the American Jewish Committee LISA PALMIERI BILLIG ROME    When Jewish people anywhere in the world hear about violence against religious or ethnic minorities, a red button is pressed calling to mind their own family … Continue reading

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Italian priest sparks outrage over blame of women for violence

An Italian priest has provoked outrage after putting up an article that said women were partly to blame for encouraging domestic violence by failing to clean their houses and cook properly and for wearing tight and provocative clothing. Italian media … Continue reading

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This is Shockingly True This Christmas in Mumbai

  “She gave birth to her first-born son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.”  Luke 2:7 Every time you attend a Christmas service, there is … Continue reading

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