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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns
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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,644 Views 46 Comments

Foreign minister Fuad Hussein said Iraqis were eager to welcome Francis’s ‘message of peace and tolerance’.

Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral
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Video showing Pope Francis trying to avoid having his ring kissed goes viral

Mar 26th 2019, 10:56 PM 58,735 Views 69 Comments

Francis’ apparent reluctance to have his ring kissed has sparked a debate online, where the video has gone viral.

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
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'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,286 Views 115 Comments

US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,113 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'
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Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'

Jun 11th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,505 Views 183 Comments

A ‘miracle night’ was held by Ireland4Jesus as part of events in Dublin last weekend.

Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?
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Poll: Should the Angelus be scrapped?

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:29 AM 46,665 Views 236 Comments

Some people think it’s not appropriate in modern Ireland.

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin
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Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Apr 19th 2017, 8:52 AM 17,591 Views 87 Comments

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission
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Abuse survivor Marie Collins resigns from Vatican commission

Mar 1st 2017, 1:31 PM 12,771 Views 40 Comments

Collins said that some members of the Vatican hierarchy were unwilling to make changes.

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
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Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

Jan 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,526 Views 121 Comments

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia
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Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia

Jun 11th 2015, 3:33 PM 24,652 Views 145 Comments

The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.

David Luiz vows to abstain from sex until marriage after baptism in team-mate's pool
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David Luiz vows to abstain from sex until marriage after baptism in team-mate's pool

May 18th 2015, 1:20 PM 10,139 Views 13 Comments

The Brazilian defender had a pool party of a different kind over the weekend.

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?
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Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?

Feb 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,908 Views 40 Comments

Many Christian traditions have lost their appeal but Lent remains popular, for good reasons, lifestyle experts say.

Pope: We can't allow a Middle East without Christians
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Pope: We can't allow a Middle East without Christians

Dec 1st 2014, 6:48 AM 6,410 Views 13 Comments

The Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew issued a joint plea urging Muslim leaders to condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam.

"We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town
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"We were afraid for our children": 10,000 flee Iraq town

Jun 27th 2014, 3:08 PM 4,010 Views 18 Comments

The mostly Christian town was shelled with mortars, residents and the UNHCR said today.

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery
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Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

Jun 25th 2014, 9:48 PM 16,574 Views 30 Comments

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law
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Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law

Jun 6th 2014, 10:14 AM 14,709 Views 166 Comments

The idea for the crucifix was proposed Fianna Fáil Councillor John Joe Culloty who put down the motion at an April meeting.

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan
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Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

May 31st 2014, 1:19 PM 16,492 Views 125 Comments

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls
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US flying 'manned missions' in search of abducted Nigeria girls

May 13th 2014, 8:02 AM 5,407 Views 27 Comments

The Lagos Government dismissed a prisoner-swap offer from the Boko Haram kidnappers.

Poll: Will you mark Easter with a religious tradition?
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Poll: Will you mark Easter with a religious tradition?

Mar 31st 2013, 12:23 PM 11,287 Views 215 Comments

As the Christian world marks the most important date in its calendar, we’d like to know if you plan to do anything religious for Easter.

British Airways worker wins landmark religious discrimination case
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British Airways worker wins landmark religious discrimination case

Jan 15th 2013, 2:15 PM 13,610 Views 63 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Nadia Eweida suffered discrimination at work over her Christian beliefs.

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours
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China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours

Dec 18th 2012, 5:07 PM 8,569 Views 29 Comments

Police seized leaflets, video discs, books and other materials as they made arrests across eight provinces and regions.

'Two and a Half Men' star apologises for calling show 'filth'
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'Two and a Half Men' star apologises for calling show 'filth'

Nov 28th 2012, 9:31 AM 12,989 Views 32 Comments

Angus T. Jones, who plays Jake, had appeared in a Church video asking viewers not to watch the programme.

'Two and a Half Men' teen calls show "filth" in religious interview
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'Two and a Half Men' teen calls show "filth" in religious interview

Nov 27th 2012, 10:04 AM 21,704 Views 58 Comments

The actor Angus T Jones made the comments in a video interview posted online by a Christian church.

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut
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Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Oct 19th 2012, 2:07 PM 3,212 Views 11 Comments

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

Pakistan: Cleric arrested in blasphemy girl case
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Pakistan: Cleric arrested in blasphemy girl case

Sep 2nd 2012, 11:29 AM 4,409 Views 30 Comments

A cleric who accused a Christian girl of blasphemy has been remanded in custody after police arrested him on suspicion of evidence-tampering and desecrating the Quran.

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
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Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,505 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

Whites only welcome at Alabama pastors' cross-burning
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Whites only welcome at Alabama pastors' cross-burning

Jul 6th 2012, 9:00 PM 13,935 Views 103 Comments

“We’re not breaking any laws,” one pastor told an Alabama television station.

Turkey urged to allow greater religious freedom
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Turkey urged to allow greater religious freedom

Feb 20th 2012, 2:42 PM 1,555 Views 22 Comments

The spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians has said that Turkey should grant equal rights to minorities in the country.

80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park
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80,000 expected to attend closing Eucharistic Congress ceremony in Croke Park

Feb 5th 2012, 9:15 AM 4,866 Views 90 Comments

It’s the first time the event has been held in Ireland since 1932.

Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination
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Egypt's military rulers ban all forms of discrimination

Oct 15th 2011, 6:10 PM 300 Views 15 Comments

The new decrees from the transitional military leaders are seen as a response to attacks on Coptic Christians last week.

24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt
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24 killed and hundreds wounded during clashes in Egypt

Oct 10th 2011, 8:09 AM 239 Views 6 Comments

The clashes between Christians, Muslims and security forces raged in Cairo yesterday, leading to 200 people being wounded.

11 killed in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt
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11 killed in violent clashes between Muslims and Christians in Egypt

Mar 9th 2011, 12:59 PM 563 Views 0 Comments

Violence erupted between the two communities after a Coptic church was burned down on Friday, but tensions have been simmering for months.

American Mormons launch ad campaign
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American Mormons launch ad campaign

Aug 13th 2010, 7:45 AM 235 Views 0 Comments

Mormons produce adverts to show the world they are normal…