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Spain's first openly-gay priest dies aged 55
Religion Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Spain's first openly-gay priest dies aged 55

SPAIN'S first-ever openly-gay priest has died at the age of just 55, according to his family. Father José Mantero, based in Valverde del Camino in the far south-western province of Huelva, bravely defied the...

Instagram whip-round after user's 'Photoshopped Jesus' picture nets him a fine
Religion Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Instagram whip-round after user's 'Photoshopped Jesus'...

A YOUNG man fined €480 after Photoshopping his face onto a picture of a Jesus statue and uploading it onto Instagram has managed to crowdfund the whole amount from outraged social media users. The 24-year-old, from...

Priest goes on strike 'fed up with his parishioners'
Religion Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Priest goes on strike 'fed up with his parishioners'

A PRIEST in Galicia has gone on strike because he is 'fed up with his parishioners' after three weeks of constant rows. Father Luis Manuel González works in the parish of Albeos in the village of Crecente...

Spain's 1.8 million Muslims – including 50% of inhabitants in Ceuta and Melilla – start holy month of Ramadan
Religion Sun, May 28, 2017

Spain's 1.8 million Muslims – including 50% of...

NEARLY two million Muslims living in Spain started their month-long Ramadan celebrations yesterday (Saturday) with the first family feast last night. The last two years has been particularly tough for the Islamic...

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