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The Tawaif Who Fell In Love With A Priest

Jan 15, 2022 Arun Singh

Tanno Bai, a famous courtesan in Patna City during the 1920s, won the heart of a ritualistic Dharikshan Tiwari, who became her ardent admirer. When he died, she was consumed by sorrow, refusing to perform till she breathed her last.

Christmas Celebrated In TN With Fervour And Piety

Dec 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Meanwhile, thousands of pilgrims from various parts of the country participated in special prayers at Vailankanni church in Nagapattinam district in connection with Christmas.


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

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.

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25 May, 2019

Five Former Michigan Catholic Priests Face Charges Over Sex Crimes

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.


09 May, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


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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.



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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


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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