Wednesday, November 21, 2018
(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 Lenis, labelled gay people the "dregs of society" and called...
(AP) — The author of a highly critical book about Pope Francis, entitled "The Dictator Pope," has been suspended by the Knights of Malta lay religious order. In a statement Thursday, the order said it disassociated itself from the book...
Barbados Nation:-  A MUSLIM WOMAN’S RIGHT to wear the head scarf (hijab) when taking pictures for identification is one of the key issues the community wants addressed as the 2018 General Election looms over Barbados. Secretary of the Barbados Muslim Association,...
(Fox News) - The Pope hit out at the 'abuse' of the crucifix by people who wear them as fashion accessories. In a speech at St Peter's Square in the Vatican, Pope Francis said that the crucifix is a religious...
(Reuters) - The Vatican "Lettergate" scandal came to a head on Saturday when the Holy See, under pressure from the media and conservatives, released a full text by former Pope Benedict that before was cited only selectively. The Vatican Secretariat...
(AP) — The most senior Catholic Church leader to be charged with sexual abuse came close to confronting his accusers on Monday in a video-linked Australian court hearing to test the strength of the prosecution's case. Cardinal George Pell's alleged...
(AP) — Vatican prosecutors have indicted the former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer on embezzlement charges, holding them responsible for losses of more than 50 million euros ($62 million) from real estate sales. The trial of Angelo...
The Guardian:-  A Vatican magazine has denounced widespread exploitation of nuns for cheap or free labour in the Roman Catholic church, saying the male hierarchy should stop treating them like lowly servants. The article in the monthly Women, Church, World is remarkable for...
(AP) — The Vatican's sex crimes investigator has ended his mission in Chile, and Roman Catholic officials say he plans to deliver a report to the pope on a Chilean bishop who has been accused of ignoring sex abuse...
(AFP) - Christian leaders took the rare step on Sunday of closing Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built where tradition holds Jesus was buried, in protest at Israeli tax measures and a proposed property law. It was not clear...