Pope backs down after defending Nigerian bishop rejected by locals

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(Reuters) - A Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with rebel priests and faithful who rejected him as an...

Jamaica Pastor Prefers Death To Officiating A Same-Sex Wedding

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Jamaica Gleaner:- Three prominent local ministers of religion who are marriage officers have made it clear that they have no intention of performing any such ceremony, should Jamaica head...

Pope Francis Likens Abortion To Hiring ‘Hitman’

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Time:- (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests...

Fake Colombian Priest Exposed After 18 Years

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A fake Colombian priest who was hearing confessions and celebrating weddings, was exposed just before Christmas, according to church officials in Spain. The diocese in Spain where he was preaching...

Pope denounces ‘cancer’ of cliques, ambition in Vatican

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(AP) — Pope Francis once again used a Christmas greeting to dress down Vatican officials Thursday, denouncing the "cancer" of cliques and how bureaucrats can become "corrupted" by ambition...

Local clergyman: Pope is ‘without flaws’

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The Assistant Administrator of the Family and Life Secretariat of the local Catholic Church, Peter Fevrier, has come to the defence of Pope Francis who has been accused of...

Catholic Cardinals Urge End To ‘Homosexual Agenda’

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BBC News:-  Two prominent Roman Catholic Church cardinals have urged an end of what they call "the plague of the homosexual agenda", telling bishops to break their complicity over...
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Jamaica Church Leaders Concerned Over Move To Legalise Obeah

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Jamaica Gleaner:- For more than a century, the practice of obeah has been illegal under Jamaican law. But just as lawmakers were getting ready to push the maximum fine to $1...

Jamaica: Pastor scolds clergy

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Jamaica Observer:-  A local pastor yesterday chided her fellow church leaders for not doing enough to counter human trafficking, as well as sexual, physical, and child abuse. “We need to do...

Pope Francis Opens Summit On Sexual Abuse

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New York Times:-  With his moral authority in question and his papal legacy in the balance, Pope Francis opened a historic summit meeting at the Vatican on Thursday devoted...