Religion Current Affairs - 2020

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Punjab celebrates 350th years of foundation of Sri Anandpur Sahib

Punjab state is celebrating the 350th years of foundation of holy city Sri Anandpur Sahib. The celebrations began after Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal dedicated the 81 feet high ‘Khanda’, installed at Sri Anandpur Sahib to the humanity. The installed Khanda symbolizes the glorious legacy and rich cultural heritage of this holy city of bliss Read More…

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The only Hindu temple in Russia on the verge of demolition

The only Hindu temple in Russia- the Iskcon Krishna temple in Moscow is facing the threat of demolition by the Russian authorities. Why is it being demolished? As per Russian authorities, the temporary Iskcon temple violates the urban building code and has no legal grounds for existence. Indian embassy has sought an extension to the Read More…

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‘No religion’ group is world third-largest, after Christians and Muslims

As per a study entitled “The Global Religious Landscape” by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, People with no religious affiliation make up the third-largest global group after Christians and Muslims and just before Hindus. Islam and Hinduism mostly likely to expand in the future while Jews have the weakest growth prospects. Christianity Read More…

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Google makes available 5000 images of the Dead Sea Scrolls online

Google collaborated with an Israel museum to put 5000 images of the Dead Sea Scrolls which contains ancient biblical artifacts on online library. The digital library contains the Book of Deuteronomy, which includes the second listing of the Ten Commandments, and a portion of the first chapter of the Book of Genesis, dated to the Read More…

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First American Indian canonized

Kateri Tekakwitha, famous as “Lily of the Mohawks”, who for centuries has been a symbol of hope for the long-oppressed American Indians, was canonized in St Peter’s Square by Pope Benedict XVI . Who is famous as the “Lily of the Mohawks” ? Kateri Tekakwitha

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