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“The so-called ‘Modernization’ should not erode away our rich cultural heritage”

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By Seth Ampadu- Superintendent Minister- Methodist Church in St. Lucia The culture of a people is what identifies them distinctively from other human societies in the family of humanity. This...

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBTQ message

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NBC News:-  VATICAN CITY — Catholic bishops are entering their final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to...

Church Catches Hell After Introducing Electronic Collection Plates

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Huffington Post:-  St. Mary’s Cathedral in Australia is taking heat for implementing a “tap and go” collection plate. Similar to what you would see at a McDonald’s, these devices...

Methodist official suggests background checks for aspiring religious ministers

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Superintendent Minister of the Methodist Church in Saint Lucia, Seth Ampadu, has suggested that background checks be conducted on persons aspiring to become ministers of religion. He made the suggestion...

Pope urges bishops to fight abuse

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VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Francis on Saturday urged newly-ordained bishops to fight abuse and reject what he termed the "clerical" culture which has seen a series of sex abuse scandals...

Review of the Policy for Faith Based Organisations

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Press Release:-  The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture & Local Government will be hosting a National Stakeholder Consultation for the Review of the Policy for...

Australia: Catholic Church rejects call to overhaul confession

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BBC:-  The Catholic Church in Australia has formally rejected a landmark inquiry's recommendation that priests should be forced to report sexual abuse disclosed during confession. The five-year inquiry found tens of...

Archbishop ‘in hiding’ after accusing Pope of sex abuse cover-up

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BBC:-  A former Vatican diplomat who accused the Pope of covering up reports of clerical sex abuse is lying low over fears for his safety, it is claimed. Archbishop Carlo Maria...
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Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter

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BBC:-   Pope Francis has refused to respond to claims by a former Vatican diplomat who has called on him to resign. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also accused the Pope of...

Jamaica: SDA church appeals to members to report abuse

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Jamaica Observer:-  FAMILY, children and adolescent director of the Jamaica Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Dr Lorraine Vernal is appealing to the church community to report criminal and abusive violations...