A Vatican investigation confirmed that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrickhe had sexually molested adults as well as children. He has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s, court records show.
A Vatican investigation confirmed that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrickhe had sexually molested adults as well as children. He has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s, court records show.2 Days 0 Hr ago
Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a Muslim youth running twelve Facebook accounts by using fake Hindu names to trap Hindu girls. He was arrested from Kanpur district. He had kidnapped and converted a Hindu girl to Islam. The youth has been identified as Siraj Ali.2 Days 0 Hr ago
Uttar Pradesh (UP) Anti-Terrorists Squad (ATS) has found that Gulf countries like Dubai and Saudi Arabia have funded huge money to carry out conversion activities in India. The UP Police have been investigating a case in which thousands of people had found converted to Islam. The police had arrested several people so far.2 Days 0 Hr ago
Christian religious leaders met the new Governor of Karnataka named Thawar Chand Gehlot. Archbishop Peter Machado of Bangalore led a delegation. The Archbishop of Bangalore who is also the Chairman of Karnataka Region Catholic Bishop’s Council conveyed greetings of good wishes on behalf of the entire Christian community and assured the Governor of his prayers.2 Days 0 Hr ago
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is all set to restore the glory of Hastinapur with the renovation of the Draupadi Ghat. Mukesh Kumar Mishra, the executive officer of Hastinapur Nagar panchayat, said that the renovation of Draupadi Ghat is being carried out at a cost of Rs 40 lakh.2 Days 1 Hr ago
: "The dual arched structure found during the excavation in the vicinity of Golden Temple dates backs to the late medieval period and should be preserved", stated the findings of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). This came after ASI carried out investigations of the area.2 Days 1 Hr ago
Amid heavy rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief Executive Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), Ramesh Kumar Jangid said that the board has made all arrangements in view of the weather forecast.
Goa's famous, Bodgeshwar Temple which was shut due to incessant rain last week, has been reopened for devotees. Pankaj Gaonkar, caretaker of the temple, said devotees can enter the premises. Precautionary measures are taken care of at the temple premises.
Jeetan Ram Manjhi, a former Bihar Chief Minister, has decided to reconvert his community people who converted to Christianity from the Hindu faith. Manjhi will visit the Naili Panchayat in Gaya district on July 25 to persuade the members of his community-Musahars (rat eaters), to return to the Hindu fold, Free Press Journal reported.
Uttar Pradesh Police arrested three Muslim youths who were allegedly involved in settling Bangladeshi and Rohingya Muslims in Indian cities. The group was involved in human trafficking, especially of women and children, to settle them in cities like Ghaziabad, Noida, Delhi.
The Union Government of India has not tabled a Uniform Civil Code Bill (UCC) yet, but the All India Muslim Personel Law Board (AIMPLB) started opposing it. By considering the Government will bring the UCC in the current monsoon session of the Parliament, the Muslim organisation initiated a campaign against the bill.
Taliban is an Afghanistan based Islamic terrorist organisation, claimed that it will treat Aghan women as per 'Islamic emirate.' Earlier, the Islamic Emirate was established in Afghanistan in September 1996, after the fall of Governance in Kabul.
A Muslim youth has converted a minor Dalit girl to Islam forcibly in the Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh. The 15-year old victim alleged that the 26-year old Shahzad raped her and converted her to Islam. Shahzad was already married. After the complaint, Shahzad and his parents have been arrested by the police.
Some twenty-one tribal families have reconverted to the Hindu faith in the Valsad district of Gujarat. The members of these families claimed that Christian missionaries had given them money for conversion to Christianity.
To increase the Christian population, churches have decided to offer monthly aid to Christian couples having more than five children. Under the Pala diocese of the church in Kerala, the Family Apostolate has decided to provide monthly assistance of Rs 1,500 to Christian couples who got married after 2000 and have five or more children.
Three tribal families have returned to the Hindu faith after experiencing the failure of the fulfilment of the promises given by the church during conversion to Christianity. A year ago, Christian missionaries had told tribal families that adopting Christianity and going to church will not cause any disease. After embracing the Christian religion, all the troubles will go away. Many other facilities will also be given by the church which will make life better.
An attempt of religious conversion of tribals came to light in Sohagpur village located in the Shahdol district in Madhya Pradesh. Some villagers have alleged that Christian missionaries attempt to convert them by giving five thousand rupees every month. A girl from the village has complained about this matter to the police against four people.
A Christian priest converted twenty members of five Hindu families to Christianity in a church located in Charoda, Durg district of Chhattisgarh. After the knowledge, some residents reached there, but the pastor ran away through the backdoor. The priest was identified as Pastor Pramod Pichale.
A church built illegally on the Government land has been demolished in a village of Kongera Panchayat, located 20 km from the district headquarters of Kondagaon in Chhattisgarh. The local administration has taken action under the leadership of the Tehsildar.
German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib, the holiest Sikh shrine popularly known as the Golden Temple. He also remembered the Sikh shrines helped people with food and oxygen during the Covid crisis.
With an aim to help India to mitigate the second wave of pandemic across the country, Indians in Japan have rallied to the aid their homeland with individuals, religious groups and businesses sending donations including prized cylinders of oxygen to different parts of the country.
Nineteenth-century Sikh Gurudwara restoration proposal of Evacuee Property Trust Board (EPTB) has been approved by the Provincial Government in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Gurudwara built during the reign of Sikh ruler Hari Singh Nalwa.
The International Buddhist Confederation, with the support of the Indian Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Mahabodhi Society of India and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations organized the annual Esala Poya Day to mark the first sermon by Lord Buddha.
Handlooms and Textiles Department of the Odisha Government started developing the Maniabandha Buddhist Handloom Village Tourism Centre under Cuttack District. Maniabandha is one of the largest Buddhist villages in Odisha with over 520 Buddhist families. All are engaged in handloom work. There are eight Buddhist temples in the village.
Joining the fight against the Coronavirus, religious communities across the city have opened their hearts and purses to provide affordable or free treatment. One such religious community has been Jain. The Jain community has started a Covid-19 facility at Pawan Dham Jain temple at Borivali.
A Jain temple at Mumbai's JB Nagar (Andheri East) has been converted into a vaccination centre equipped with CCTV cameras, refrigerators to store vaccines, and rooms for doctors on the site. It became the first religious place to roll out the vaccination drive on its premises.
The Central Government had introduced the third phase of vaccination centre across the country starting May 1. In order to do so, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has opened 5 new vaccination centres in Mumbai to push the nationwide inoculation drive here.
In a relief for the Jain community in Mumbai, Pune and Nashik, the Bombay high court (HC) has permitted Jain temple trusts to cook pious food in their kitchens during the nine-day Ayambil Oli Tap fasting observed and distribute the food through volunteers or delivery agents, not exceeding seven in number.
As the country continues to face an acute shortage of oxygen supply amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, Patna's Mahavir temple trust has started providing Oxygen service at free of cost to the Covid patients. The trust has also released a website for the booking of the Oxygen cylinder.
With the second wave of coronavirus pandemic creating chaos in the country, the Gujarat government has decided to turn the few places into COVID-centre. The aim is to treat people from rural areas who cannot be isolated at home and also prevent a possible spillover of Covid patients into Ahmedabad city.
Six Iranian Bahai citizens have been jailed by an Iranian court for allegedly propagating the beliefs of the Bahai sect. Borhan Esmaili, Maryam Bashir, Faranak Sheikhi, Hayedeh Ram, Minoo Bashir and Derna Esmaili, six Baha’i citizens living in Shiraz and Borazjan, were sentenced by the Revolutionary Court of Dashtestan (Borazjan) to a total of 73 years and 6 months in prison.
The Surat Parsi Panchayat Board filed a plea in Gujrat High Court seeking permission to perform the last rites of Covid victims as per the Zoroastrian tradition. The Court of Justice Nirzar Desai issued a notice to the Center and State Government.
Temple Mount complex reopened to Jews for the first time in 20 days. Jews were banned from visiting the Temple Mount due to Muslim unrest in Jerusalem. A group of 20 Jewish visitors was allowed on May 23 mornings into the compound.
The members of Parsi community have proposed an alternative plan for the ongoing Coastal Road Project, in order to save the Parsi Gate structure from re-installation. According to the earlier announcement of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the century old structure was to be shifted for construction of a tunnel on the outer edges of the Marine Drive limits.
In the Aurangabad district in Bihar, some Muslims claimed that their ancestors were Hindus. State Minority Welfare Minister Jama Khan said that his ancestors were Hindus. Similar confessions have sta
Special NIA court has called Stan Swamy as one of the prime accused after considering the facts presented by NIA after a detailed investigation. Court has found that Stan Swamy was linked with several controversial figures and banned organizations.
The Madras HC pointed out how objections were raised by the Muslim community despite the Court granting permission to the Hindus to carry out temple processions (in accordance with Section 180A of the District Municipalities Act 1920).
West Bengal Assembly topped in Muslim MLAs count in India Muslim community consolidated their voting with AITC Muslim population rose by 3% in a decade since 2011