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‘Wonder God Will Accept Offerings Of A Priest Who Molests Minor Girl’: Kerala HC

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Kerala High Court awarded lifer to a priest, who had repeatedly molested a minor girl in front of her siblings.

Rajasthan: Priest's Family Ends Protest, Performs Last Rites

Oct 10, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, the family of a temple priest who was burnt alive refused to cremate his body on Saturday till their demands were fulfilled by the state government.

Rajasthan: 50-Year-Old Priest Set Ablaze After Dispute With Land Mafias

After the inflamed argument, five accused sprinkled petrol and set the fence on fire, in which the priest was also severely injured. He succumbed to burn injuries and died yesterday late evening in a hospital.

Five Former Michigan Catholic Priests Face Charges Over Sex Crimes

May 25, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Attorney General, Dana Nessel said that the priests served in dioceses in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo, and that they've been charged with various counts of criminal sexual conduct.

Pope Francis Introduces New Vatican Law On Mandatory Reporting Of Sexual Abuse In Catholic Church

Under the new measure, every diocese around the world is obliged by June 2020 to create a system for the reporting of sexual abuse by clerics, the use of child pornography and cover-ups of abuse.

17 April, 2019

Goa Priest Apologises Over His Remarks On BJP, Manohar Parrikar

Outlook Web Bureau

The priest, Fr Conceicao D'Silva, faced a probe by election officials, after a video of his controversial speech went viral on social media.

15 April, 2019

Goa Priest Says Manohar Parrikar Suffered From Cancer As 'Wrath of God', Probe Ordered

Outlook Web Bureau

In the video, the priest can be heard saying that late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar suffered from pancreatic cancer as a "wrath of God".

12 April, 2019

Ex-Pope Opens Up About Sex Abuse Crisis In The Catholic Church

Outlook Web Bureau

In the essay, former Pope, Benedict XVI, has said that the changes in traditional moral standards on sexuality, both in society and within the Catholic Church, laid the groundwork for the sex abuse crisis.

02 February, 2019

French Priest Jailed For Sexually Assaulting 4 Young Female Parishioners

Outlook Web Bureau

A French priest was sentenced to five years in jail on Friday for sexually assaulting four young female parishioners, one of whom was just nine when the offences started.

13 August, 2018

Kerala Church Scandal: Two Priests Accused Of Raping And Blackmailing Woman Surrender

Outlook Web Bureau

SC earlier rejected bail plea of Father Sony Varghese, Father Jaise K George and asked them to surrender.

06 August, 2018

Kerala Priest Threatens To Plant Bomb At Venue Hosting President, Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

Thrissur District Police chief Yatish Chandra said the accused, Jayaraman, was picked up after his mobile phone was tracked down.


26 June, 2018

Five Kerala Priests Suspended For ‘Using’ Woman's Confession To Blackmail Her For Sex

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala man has alleged that a group of priests blackmailed and sexually abused his wife using her confessions.

01 November, 2017

Haryana Teachers May Face Disciplinary Action For Not Attending Compulsory 'Priest Training'

Outlook Web Bureau

The teachers were asked to take a training to carry out functions of priests ahead of the village fair at Yamuna Nagar Temple

17 October, 2017

In Kerala Temple Priest Appointments, Backward Caste Ezhavas Overrun Brahmins

Outlook Web Bureau

Priest candidates from Ezhava community, a caste considered untouchable and kept away from temples till 1936, have won 21 seats in the 62 appointments made


10 October, 2017

Kerala’s Dalit Priest Vs Mark Tully’s 1980s Upcountry Tale

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

More often, it is the ‘unlikely rebel’ who scripts stories of a landmark socio-religious change. Be it, the fully-real Yadhu Krishnan of a Travancore shrine or the part-fictional Budh Ram of an eastern UP village.

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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A security person stands guard near the venue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's scheduled public meeting, in Jammu.

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Workers weigh groundnut at Khetiwadi Utpann Bazar Samiti yard at Bedi in Rajkot.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

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Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

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