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Jan 27, 2019
Two blasts at cathedral kill 27 in southern Philippines; targeted Jola island church hit by bombs in the pastTwo bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
Dec 02, 2018
Pope Francis says gay people should not join clergy, calls homosexuality a 'serious issue'The Roman Catholic Church's position is that homosexual acts are sinful and Pope Francis' stance on homosexuality in the clergy is not new.
Sep 16, 2018
Pope Francis expels Chilean priest Cristian Precht accused of child sex abuse as growing global scandals shake VaticanPope Francis on Saturday expelled a Chilean priest under investigation in a case involving the sexual abuse of children, according to a report by local media on Saturday, amid a growing global abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church
Sep 11, 2018
'Something wrong with Kerala govt': NCW decries 'shabby' inquiry in nun rape case, seeks fair probe into other nun's deathNational Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma on Sunday had lashed out at Kerala MLA PC George over his derogatory comments about the nun from Kerala
Jul 27, 2018
Kerala sex-for-silence case: NCW recommends abolition of practice of confession; Kerala bishops call proposal ridiculousThe National Commission of Women (NCW) has recommended abolishing the practice of "confessions" in churches as it can lead to the blackmailing of women, garnering backlash from the Christian community in Kerala
Jul 13, 2018
Chilean authorities arrest priest for sexually abusing seven minors at Santiago; investigation underwayChilean authorities have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing 7 minors a month after prosecutors raided his diocese in Rancagua
Jul 10, 2018
Delhi archdiocese rejects Kerala nun's family's claim that she had informed Archbishop Anil Couto of abuse by Jalandhar dioceseThe Delhi archdiocese has rejected the claims by family of a Kerala nun that she had informed Archbishop Anil Couto about her alleged abuse by a bishop of Jalandhar diocese.
Jun 17, 2018
Peace talks between Nicaragua govt, civil society groups hindered after armed assailants kill eight people in ManaguaArmed assailants in Nicaragua's capital set fire to a house and started a gunfire at a street barricade, leaving eight people dead and thus hindering the peace talks between the government and civil society groups
Apr 30, 2018
Pope Francis meets victims of Chilean paedophile priest in bid to quell sex abuse scandalThree victims of a Chilean paedophile priest have held private meetings with Pope Francis, as the Vatican tries to quell a sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church in Chile.
Dec 19, 2017
Manohar Parrikar says anti-India sentiment resurfacing in Goa, asks people to be cautious of negative mentalityGoa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday those who compared the BJP government in Goa to Nazi rule should read European history, adding a pre-Portuguese era anti-India sentiment was resurfacing in the state.