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Russia: Jehovah’s Witnesses lose appeal

RadioFreeEurope:-Russia's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the Jehovah's Witnesses of an earlier ruling that classified the denomination as extremist, effectively banning it entirely from the country. The Russian...

Vatican outlaws gluten-free bread for Holy Communion

BBC:-Bread used to celebrate the Eucharist during Roman Catholic masses must not be gluten-free - although it may be made from genetically modified organisms, the Vatican has ruled. In a...

Trinidad: Robbed Catholic Priest appointed Bishop

The Trinidadian priest who was robbed at gunpoint inside his church last month has received a promotion from the Vatican. Roman Catholic Priest Monsignor Clyde Harvey was appointed last Friday...

Pope backs Australian cardinal in fight against sex abuse charges

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...

Pope aide Pell charged with child sex abuse: police

(AFP) - Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was Thursday charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said. Pell, the country's most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in...

Vatican concerns over bishop detained in China

(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...

4 cardinals press pope to clarify divorce-remarriage stand

(AP) — Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis’ opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are pressing their case and arguing that the issue is dividing the...

Pope Francis threatens to sack Nigerian priests

africanews.com:-Pope Francis, leader of the world’s Roman Catholic faithful has warned priests in Nigeria to accept a 2012 appointment of a bishop or risk being suspended for disobedience. The Holy...

Babonneau Parish Priest laments empty churches

Babonneau Parish Priest, Nwakwuo Celestin, has lamented that the churches are empty every Sunday while the streets are filled with young men and women, all in the name of...

SDA Church: We will not condone wrongdoing!

The Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church, rocked by charges of sexual misconduct against two of its Pastors, has declared that the church will not condone wrongdoing. The two Pastors were...