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Nov 21, 2016
Pope Francis extends power to forgive abortion to all Roman Catholic priestsPope 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
Nov 21, 2016
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.
Nov 17, 2016
Why nuns are silent about sexual abuse within the Catholic church in India: It's never taken seriouslyEvidently, Kulapuram was onto something — and it’s across denominations, nor confined just to the Catholic church
Sep 28, 2016
Rent a priest: Former priests offer platform to Catholics who've drifted away from churchThe '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.
Jul 07, 2016
Vatican leaks trial: Journalists acquitted, source convictedThe journalists were not considered to have committed a crime on Vatican territory and therefore were outside the judges' territorial authority.
Jun 27, 2016
Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope FrancisThat comment was one of the first indications that the Vatican under Pope Francis' leadership would take a more conciliatory approach to the gay community
Nov 30, 2015
Pope Francis to visit mosque in conflict-ridden Central AfricaPope Francis is set to visit a mosque in a flashpoint area of the Central African Republic's capital on Monday.
Jan 05, 2015
Pope Francis names 20 new Cardinals, majority from Latin America, AfricaIn 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.
Oct 14, 2014
As Vatican moves to accept gays, Bishops seek balanceBishops are concerned that an emphasis on graduality can lead to confusion about whether Catholics really must follow church law to the letter on hot-button issues like contraception.
Aug 18, 2014
Pope Francis wraps up S. Korea visit urging unit, reconciliationFrancis, 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.