Updated : 2 weeks, 6 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 29 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the PIL seeking directions to the Centre and Delhi state to hold a thorough investigation in the incidents of sexual abuses of children and nuns by catholic clergies, by a SIT or Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Puri (Odisha), Dec 29 (ANI) Thousands of devotees at the 12th-century Jagannath Temple in Odisha's Puri on Friday had to return disappointed after waiting for hours as the priests refused to open the gates following a confrontation with the police.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Kochi/Chennai (Kerala/Tamil Nadu) [India], Oct 7 (ANI): The representatives of Pandalam Palace and Sabarimala temple priests refused to attend the meeting called by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday to discuss the Supreme Court's verdict allowing women's entry in the Lord Ayya
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 1 (ANI): A group of Hindu priests sat on an indefinite fast from Monday, demanding the immediate construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 06 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of two priests--Jaise K. George and Father Sony Varghese-- in connection with Kerala's Malankara Orthodox Church case.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken suo-motu notice of a media report captioned "Five Kerala priests 'blackmail, sexually abuse' woman", published in various national dailies today.
Kottayam (Kerala) [India], June 26 (ANI): The Malankara Orthodox Church in Kerala has suspended five priests, after a man complained that his wife was sexually abused by the priests.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 07 (ANI): Two priests of a temple in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district have been suspended for decorating the idol of the presiding deity in salwar kameez, a traditional outfit worn mostly in north India.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 29 (ANI): Some Hindu priests on Friday opposed the idea of New Year's celebrations in Bengaluru claiming it is against the Indian tradition.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana), September 15 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced that archakas (Preists) and employees working in the temples will be paid salaries on par with the government employees.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
New York [U.S.], Mar. 11 (ANI): Pope Francis has hinted at being okay to married men becoming priests, in order to tackle the shortage of the Roman Catholic Church's clergy.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
New York [USA], Nov. 21 (ANI): Pope Francis has extended the powers of Catholic priests to forgive abortions.