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Uproar in Naples as Church claims saint’s jewels

Thousands of protesters have demonstrated in Naples in an attempt to prevent the Catholic Church gaining control over a highly valuable collection of jewels belonging to a local saint. ...Read More...

US commisison on religious freedom denied visa to India

Washington: India has denied visa to members of a US commission on religious freedom who wanted to discuss and assess “deteriorating” religious freedom conditions in the country, the head ...Read More...

Yemen killings shock Pope Francis

The Pontiff called the murders as diabolicalRead More...

Nonagenerian priest hears confession during penitential walk

Some 30,000 people participated in the Feb. 28 walk in northeast BrazilRead More...

Vatican newspaper essays say women should preach at Mass

A series of essays in the semiofficial Vatican newspaper is urging the Catholic Church to allow women to preach from the pulpit at Mass, a role that has been ...Read More...

Pakistani diocese opens martyr cause for Bhatti

Rawalpindi — Marking the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Shahbaz Bhatti on Wednesday, a Pakistani diocese has opened a process of enquiry towards declaring the late politician a ...Read More...

Pope Francis accepts invitation to visit Pakistan

The invitation was given through a high level Pakistan delegation to RomeRead More...

Church made ‘enormous mistakes’, Cardinal Pell tells abuse inquiry

The Australian Church made “enormous mistakes” in its handling of paedophilia, Cardinal George Pell has told the royal commission into child abuse. Speaking via video link from Rome, the ...Read More...

Vatican paper lauds ‘Spotlight’ for giving voice to abuse victims

Vatican City: The Vatican newspaper on Monday lauded the film Spotlight, which took home this year’s Oscar for best picture, for giving voice to the pain of the victims ...Read More...

Yazidi women, girls seek healing in Germany after ISIS ‘Hell’

Geneva: One eight-year-old was repeatedly sold and raped, while another girl set herself on fire to make herself less attractive to her terrorist captors. These are only two of ...Read More...
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