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Choosing pets over kids is selfish and diminishes us says Pope FrancisChoosing pets over kids is selfish and diminishes us says Pope Francis

Choosing pets over kids is 'selfish and diminishes us', says Pope Francis

In a remark that is likely to draw backlash among pet lovers, Pope Francis has suggested that people who choose to have dogs, cats and other pets over children are selfish.

World News Jan 6, 2022, 3:00 PM IST

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Devasahayam Pillai, first Indian layman, to be declared saint by Pope Francis

Blessed Devasahayam Pillai and six other Blesseds will be canonized by Pope Francis on May 15, 2022, during a Canonization Mass in St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, Church officials said in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.

Top Stories Nov 11, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

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Prime Minister Modi meets Pope Francis in Vatican library

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Pope Francis to visit India.

Top Stories Oct 30, 2021, 1:10 PM IST

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Pope Francis doing well after undergoing intestinal surgery

84-year-old Pope Francis who was admitted for surgery on the intestine following complications is said to have responded well to the surgery.

World News Jul 5, 2021, 5:19 PM IST

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COVID-19 vaccine should be shared across the world, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis also expressed his support for an international collaboration that is taking place with various initiatives to respond adequately and effectively to this serious crisis
 

WORLD May 4, 2020, 9:54 AM IST

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Pope Francis is safe and not infected by deadly coronavirus

Big relief for Roman Catholics and Christians as tallest leader Pope Francis has tested negative with respect to the deadly coronavirus that has claimed over 52 lives with over 1835 people, who have tested positive, in Italy

WORLD Mar 3, 2020, 2:32 PM IST

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Feet-wash ritual: Liberal Christian organisations protest against Catholic churches

A few organisations held feet washing ceremony in protest against the decision of the Churches

Apr 15, 2017, 7:40 AM IST

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Foot-washing ritual: Syro-Malabar Church not to follow papal decree

Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Church, the second largest Eastern Catholic Church after the Ukrainian Church, is not in a mood to follow the Papal decree.

Mar 29, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

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Will strive to rescue Keralite priest from ISIS custody: Sushma

'We have spared no effort and we will spare no effort to secure Fr Tom's release from captivity.'

Dec 27, 2016, 4:27 AM IST

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Kerala priest abducted by ISIS 'posts' video slamming Pope Francis, PM Modi

Father Tom Uzhunnalil  alleged that Pope Francis or the Bishop of Abu Dhabi did nothing to save him. 

Dec 26, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

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World cheers as Pope bestows sainthood on Mother Teresa

Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint at a morning Mass, making her the model of his Jubilee Year of Mercy and in some ways his entire papacy

Sep 4, 2016, 9:36 AM IST

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Mother Teresa sainthood: Faithful flock to Vatican

Known during her life as the "saint of the gutters", primarily for her work in the Indian city of Kolkata, Mother Teresa welcomed the diseased, destitute and dying into shelters she founded with opened arms

Sep 4, 2016, 3:08 AM IST