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Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests

Updated : Nov 21, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests

Pope Francis has extended the power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priests, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors in most parts of the world #NewsTracker #Abortion #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis #Holy Year of Mercy
Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'

Updated : Nov 21, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Pope Francis indefinitely extends special permission on abortion, maintains it's a 'grave sin'

Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Abortion #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis #Apostolic Letter
Why nuns are silent about sexual abuse within the Catholic church in India: It's never taken seriously

Updated : Nov 17, 2016

By : The Ladies Finger

Category : India

Why nuns are silent about sexual abuse within the Catholic church in India: It's never taken seriously

Evidently, Kulapuram was onto something — and it’s across denominations, nor confined just to the Catholic church #Rome #CriticalPoint #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #Church of South India #Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences #Nuns of the Catholic church
Rent a priest: Former priests offer platform to Catholics who've drifted away from church

Updated : Sep 28, 2016

By : TK Devasia

Category : India

Rent a priest: Former priests offer platform to Catholics who've drifted away from church

The 'rent a priest' service is part of a move by the former priests to establish an open church as a common platform for themselves as well as those who have fallen off the mainstream of the Church due to various reasons. #Kerala #ConnectTheDots #Christianity #catholics #christians #Roman Catholic Church #priests #Rent a priest #Indian priests
Vatican leaks trial: Journalists acquitted, source convicted

Updated : Jul 07, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Vatican leaks trial: Journalists acquitted, source convicted

The journalists were not considered to have committed a crime on Vatican territory and therefore were outside the judges' territorial authority. #NewsTracker #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Vatileaks #Vatican leaks #Gianluigi Nuzzi #Emiliano Fittipaldi #Francesca Chaouqui #Lucio Vallejo Balda
Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis

Updated : Jun 27, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis

That comment was one of the first indications that the Vatican under Pope Francis' leadership would take a more conciliatory approach to the gay community #TheySaidIt #Gay #Vatican City #Gay Rights #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis
Pope Francis to visit mosque in conflict-ridden Central Africa

Updated : Nov 30, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Pope Francis to visit mosque in conflict-ridden Central Africa

Pope Francis is set to visit a mosque in a flashpoint area of the Central African Republic's capital on Monday. #NewsTracker #Africa #Kenya #mosque #car #Pope #Roman Catholic Church #Pope Francis #Central African Republic #Tour
Pope Francis names 20 new Cardinals, majority from Latin America, Africa

Updated : Jan 05, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Pope Francis names 20 new Cardinals, majority from Latin America, Africa

In announcing the new voting cardinals, Pope Francis said they come "from 14 countries from every continent (and) manifest the indissoluble links between the Church of Rome" and churches around the world. #World #WhyNow #Asia #Africa #Latin America #Vatican #Roman Catholic Church #Cardinals #Pope Francis #Princes of the church
Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Updated : Aug 18, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliation

Francis, met by festive crowds, spoke several times during his visit to South Korea about inequality, which has been a theme of his papacy since being elected in March 2013. #China #Japan #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Vatican #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Pontifex
2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

Updated : Jul 14, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

2% priests in the Catholic Church are sexual abusers: Pope

The pope was quoted as saying that, while most paedophilia took place in family situations, "even we have this leprosy in our house". #TheySaidIt #Vatican #Paedophilia #Sexual abuse #Catholic Church #Roman Catholic Church #The pope #Pope Francis #Minors #Church child molestation scandal #Pontifex