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Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): The brother of slain Pakistani minister Shahbaz Bhatti will speak in front of Pope Francis and some 120,000 members of new Catholic religious movements on Saturday, the Vatican has said.
London, May 10 (ANI): Pope Emeritus Benedict's deteriorating health has alrmed the Archbishop of Cologne, Joachim Meisner, who thinks the Pope has shrunk in size.
London, May 9 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement announcement has got a whopping 1.4 million mentions on Twitter, even more than the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
London, May, 2 (ANI): Pope Francis has denounced the conditions of workers who were caught in a deadly building collapse in Bangladesh as 'slave labour' last week.
Indian cardinal among Pope Francis' team of eight advisers to revamp Vatican bureaucracy Apr 14, 11:40 am
Washington, Apr. 14 (ANI): In his first major decision as the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis selected eight cardinals from around the globe to advise him on reforming the Vatican bureaucracy and governing the church.
Porn 'downloaded in Vatican City' Apr 9, 9:42 am
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Porn films have been downloaded from an IP address in the Pope's place of residence, it has emerged.
When Pope Francis was dazzled by a girl! Apr 6, 2:47 pm
Manama, Apr 6 (ANI): In a surprising revelation, Pope Francis has said that he had to make a choice between hid love for a girl or a being a priest while he was training to be a priest in his youth.
Pope Francis' 'Twitter flock' doubles in just 7 weeks Apr 5, 9:42 am
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Number of people following Pope Francis on micro blogging platform Twitter has doubled from 2.5 million to 5.0 million in just seven weeks.
Pope Francis 'links Turin Shroud to Jesus Christ' Mar 31, 10:31 am
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Pope Francis has drawn an explicit link between Christ and the ghostly image imprinted on the Turin Shroud but stopped short of declaring it the true burial cloth of Jesus.
Pope Francis chooses spartan guesthouse over 'too spacious' palatial quarters to live Mar 27, 11:47 am
Sydney, Mar. 27 (ANI): Pope Francis has announced he will be staying in the Vatican's guesthouse, rather than moving into the vast palace used as the official papal residence.
Portrait of Pope Benedict XVI created out of 17,000 condoms Mar 23, 10:19 am
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): An artist from Milwaukee has sparked a controversy after she created a stunning portrait of former Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI out of 17,000 condoms.
7 biggest moments of 'seven-year' old Twitter revealed Mar 21, 1:30 pm
New York, Mar 21 (ANI): Microblogging platform Twitter, which is now seven years old, has some biggest moments that helped propel it as a social networking powerhouse.
76 pc Catholics more optimistic about church following new pope's election, finds poll Mar 21, 11:20 am
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): Nationally, most Catholics have said the election of Pope Francis has made them more optimistic about their church, a new poll has found.
Pope Francis' sister prayed cardinals wouldn't pick her brother Mar 19, 4:34 pm
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): The sister of Jorge Mario Bergoglio has revealed that in the past, she had prayed that the cardinals wouldn't pick her brother to be the new Pope.
Washington, Mar. 19 (ANI): Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has asked Pope Francis to intervene in Argentina's long-running dispute with England over Falklands.
Pope Francis expresses wish to see 'poor church for poor people' Mar 17, 10:40 am
London, Mar. 17 (ANI): Pope Francis has said he wanted 'a poor church for the poor' in his first remarks to the media since he was elected the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
Vatican denies Pope Francis' 'Dirty War' complicity allegations Mar 16, 1:29 pm
London, Mar 16 (ANI): The Vatican has denied that the new Pope had failed to speak out against violations of human rights during the 'Dirty War' military rule in his native Argentina.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): According to news reports, Pope Francis I had one lung removed due to an infection when he was a teenager but experts claim this won't have any effect on his day to day routine.
'Hitler' actor Bruno Ganz set to play Pope on TV Mar 16, 9:45 am
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): Swiss actor Bruno Ganz- who received worldwide praise for his chilling portrayal of Hitler in 2004 film 'Downfall' - has been roped in to portray Pope in a Ridley Scott-directed television drama.
Italian restaurant unveils Pope-inspired dish Mar 15, 2:45 pm
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): Midtown Italian restaurant Bice unveiled its Pope Francis-inspired main course on Thursday - churrasco ravioli with chimichurri.
New Pope massive fan of San Lorenzo soccer team Mar 15, 1:52 pm
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who was elected the new Pope Francis 1 on Wednesday, is an avid fan of the San Lorenzo de Almagro soccer team.
Italian church group congratulates wrong cardinal after Jorge Bergoglio becomes Pope Mar 15, 1:12 pm
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): In a major embarrassment, a church group the Italian Episcopal Conference issued a statement congratulating the wrong cardinal for ascending to St. Peter's chair on Wednesday.
Pope's childhood sweetheart's snub led him to become priest Mar 15, 10:36 am
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): The childhood sweetheart of Pope Francis has revealed that she had been forced to reject his marriage offer in youth, a move which eventually led him to devote his life to God.
Indian Catholics chime bells to celebrate election of Pope Francis Mar 14, 12:43 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 14 (ANI): Roman Catholics in India hailed the election of Argentine Pope Francis, who became the first non-European pontiff in nearly 1,300 years and said on Thursday (March 14) that they were holding special prayers for the new Pope who will lead over 1.2 billion Roman Catholics in the modern world.
New Pope posts first tweet Mar 14, 10:49 am
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): The Vatican authorities have send out the first tweet from the official account for Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who would be formally known as Pope Francis.
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