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UN reports sharp increase in attacks against worshippers

(AP) — The United Nations says there's been sharp increase in attacks in Afghanistan targeting places of worship, religious leaders and worshippers, including attacks against Shiite Muslims. The U.N. Assistance...
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Pope urged to consider married men serving as Priests

Rome (CNN) A high-ranking Vatican official has said he is pressing the Catholic Church to consider allowing married men to act as priests in a remote region of the Amazon. Bishop...

Bishop admits to simultaneous affairs with sisters

Toronto Sun:-Bishop Wayne Jones insisted he’s not bragging, but simply confessing to having simultaneous affairs with two sisters — one of whom was living with the holy man and...

Uganda President ‘healed’ after Pope’s prayer

AfricaNews.com:-Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni gave a testimony in church on Sunday that he received a sudden healing after Pope Francis prayed for him during the UN General Assembly last...

Italian priest kidnapped in southern Nigeria: Vatican

(AFP) - An Italian priest has been kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, church officials in both countries have said. Maurizio Pallu was snatched on Thursday in broad daylight by...

Archbishop says Bible does not support anti-sodomy laws

Jamaica Observer:-GAY rights proponents all but found themselves in a clash with anti-gay participants at yesterday's international religious leaders' conference on anti-sodomy laws in the Commonwealth. The forum was organised...

SDA Church says no to ‘Seventh-gay Adventist’

Jamaica Observer:-JAMAICA'S largest denomination, the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church, yesterday distanced itself from a member of the church who is scheduled to speak at a two-day international conference titled...

Haiti looks to Benin for guidance on voodoo crimes

(AFP) - Three senators from Haiti pause in reflection in front of a statue of their country's independence hero Toussaint Louverture in Allada, southern Benin, where he had his...

Local clergyman: Pope is ‘without flaws’

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...

Vatican to host youth summit to hear doubts, criticism

(AP) — Pope Francis wants to hear firsthand from young people about their "doubts and criticisms" in the run-up to a big meeting of bishops on how the Catholic...