Pope backs Australian cardinal in fight against sex abuse charges

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Cardinal George Pell said Thursday that he would take leave from the Vatican to return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges after being given strong backing from Pope...

Greek bishop to be retried under homophobia law

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(AFP) - A Greek bishop will be retried after being controversially acquitted on charges of inciting violence against homosexuals, a judicial source said Tuesday. Bishop Amvrosios, whose name is Athanassios...

T&T: Religious leaders unite against gay marriage

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Trinidad Express:-  A front of prominent religious leaders, including Roman Catholic Archbishop Jason Gordon and Maha Sabha Secretary General Sat Maharaj, have thrown the gauntlet at Government over gay rights...

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold conventions

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PRESS RELEASE:-Hundreds of local Jehovah’s Witnesses will on Friday, July 22, 2016 begin the first in a series of two three-day regional conventions. The second convention will be held from...

Vatican concerns over bishop detained in China

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(BBC) - The Vatican has expressed "grave concerns" for one of its bishops who was detained after being "forcibly removed" from his diocese in China. Chinese Catholic bishop Peter Shao...

UN reports sharp increase in attacks against worshippers

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(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...

Top Vatican Cardinal faces Australian court on sex charges

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(AP) — Silent but defiant, Cardinal George Pell made his first court appearance in Australia on Wednesday on charges of sexual abuse, vowing through his lawyer to fight the...

Pastor arrested over noisy night prayer session

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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...

Vatican to host youth summit to hear doubts, criticism

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(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...