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New Archdeacon: Church ought not to be involved in partisan party politics

The new Archdeacon of the Anglican Church of Saint Lucia, Christian Ezekiel Glasgow, has told reporters here that the church ought not to become involved in partisan party politics. But at...

Pope denounces ‘cancer’ of cliques, ambition in Vatican

(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...

Indonesia court rejects bid to outlaw extramarital sex

(AFP) - A bid to make all sex outside marriage illegal was rejected by a top Indonesian court Thursday, in a ruling that surprised many as concerns grow about...

Priest gets life sentence in cold-case murder of Texas beauty queen

(Reuters) - A retired Catholic priest convicted of murdering a former beauty queen who came to him for confession was sentenced to life in prison by a jury in...

Lord’s Prayer: Pope Francis calls for change

BBC:-Pope Francis has called for a translation of a phrase about temptation in the Lord's Prayer to be changed. The current wording that says "lead us not into temptation" is...

Pastor arrested over noisy night prayer session

AfricaNews.com:-A regional minister in Ghana caused the arrest of a pastor in the country’s resource rich Ashanti region. The cause of the arrest was die to excessive noise by...

Catholic officials warn ex-seminarians over sex claims

(AP) — Catholic officials in Italy have threatened former altar boys of the pope with criminal defamation charges for having publicly accused an older seminarian of sexual misconduct when...

Archbishop of York ends decade of protest over Mugabe

BBC:-The Archbishop of York has put on a dog collar for the first time in almost 10 years, ending his symbolic protest over Robert Mugabe's leadership of Zimbabwe. In December...

Catholic officials threaten ex-seminarians over sex claims

(AP) — Catholic officials in Italy have threatened former altar boys of the pope with criminal defamation charges for having publicly accused an older seminarian of sexual misconduct when...

Catholic order concedes past offshore holdings in tax havens

(AP) — The scandal-marred Legion of Christ Roman Catholic religious order acknowledged Tuesday it had offshore companies in Caribbean tax havens in the past, but said they had been...