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Feb 18, 2019
Vatican meet on sexual abuse: Summit to focus on child survivors, but leaving out women sufferers problematicThe approach of the Roman Catholic Church in India seems to be tokenism, making the right noises publicly, while attempting to silence and intimidate the faithful in private.
Feb 17, 2019
Vatican dismisses former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegationsThe Vatican has defrocked former United States cardinal Theodore McCarrick after a church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors
Jan 29, 2019
Delhi High Court dismisses plea asking for SIT or CBI investigations into sexual abuse in Catholic churchesThe Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Centre and Delhi government to order investigations by a special investigation team (SIT) or the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the supervision of the court into incidents of sexual abuse of children and nuns allegedly by members of the Catholic clergy.
Nov 06, 2018
Could a helpline mend fences between LGBTQ Catholics and the Church? Wendell Rodricks hopes soThe helpline, conceptualised by Wendell Rodricks and Global Network of Rainbow Catholics will work towards bringing LGBTQ Catholics closer to the Church, and provide help and support not just to queer individuals but also their families and allies.
Oct 26, 2018
Pope Francis stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priestsThe number of priests and nuns dropped sharply in 2016 in Europe — and the Americas to a lesser extent.
Aug 27, 2018
Ireland church-sex-abuse scandal: Pope Francis 'begs for God's forgiveness'; victims protest on streets of DublinPope Francis "begged for God's forgiveness" on Sunday for multiple abuse scandals within the Irish church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.
Apr 28, 2018
British toddler Alfie Evans, at centre of protracted legal battle, dies after life support withdrawnAlfie Evans, the sick British toddler whose parents won support from Pope Francis during a protracted legal battle over his treatment, died early Saturday. He was 23 months old
Apr 08, 2018
Pakistani doctor whose selfie went viral with Pope Francis says his heart aches at treatment of minoritiesA Pakistani Christian whose selfie with the Pope has gone viral has spoken of his "heartache" at the treatment of minorities in Pakistan, and said the pontiff told him he was praying for peace.
Dec 04, 2017
Gay wedding cake case: Justice Anthony Kennedy could yet again be decisive vote in US Supreme Court decision on LGBT rightsAs the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in the highly anticipated "gay wedding cake" case, all eyes are once again on Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Nov 30, 2017
Pope Francis ends Myanmar visit, heads to Bangladesh, as shadow of Rohingya crisis hangs overheadPope Francis wrapped up his visit to Myanmar before heading to neighbouring Bangladesh where the Muslim Rohingya refugee crisis was expected to take centre stage.