Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Sky News:- A former Vatican official has claimed Pope Francis had known about allegations of sex abuse against a prominent cardinal in the US for years. As the pontiff brings the curtain down on his historic two-day visit to Ireland, Archbishop...
BBC:-  Pope Francis has said he is ashamed of the Catholic Church's failure to adequately address the "repellent crimes" of sex abuse by clergy. The Irish prime minister earlier delivered a strong warning to the Pope to take action against clergy...
RTE News:- Pope Francis has written an unprecedented letter to all the world's Catholics asking each of them to help uproot "this culture of death". In the letter, addressed to "the people of God," he also promised that no effort will...
Irish Times:-  Former president Mary McAleese says she refused to discuss an attempt by the Vatican in 2003 to secure an agreement with Ireland that it would not access church documents. Speaking to The Irish Times, Ms McAleese has revealed what she described as “one of...
Demerara Waves:-  At least 100 of Guyana’s Christian Evangelical and Pentecostal church leaders on Sunday collectively called on government not to outlaw buggery, but the country’s major lesbian and gay rights organisation is not worried that government will buckle to...
BBC:-  A woman has become the first person in Denmark to be charged with wearing a face veil in public, after a ban came into effect on Wednesday. Local media report a 28-year-old woman was fined after getting into a...
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 better,” Dr Margaret Fowler of Hope United Church in Kingston,...
BBC:-   An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life. Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling...
Telegraph:-  Consecrated virgins say they are "disappointed" by the Vatican’s new guidance that literal virginity is not necessary. A document released earlier this month says that a woman does not need to have "kept her body in perfect continence" to become...
The Independent:-  An increasing number Catholic women are taking life-long chastity vows in order to “dedicate themselves” to God, according to the Vatican. The Holy See has issued new guidance on consecrated virginity in response to growing interest across the world in the little-known spiritual...