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Pope's vow to battle child sex abuse fails to appease victims

Pope Francis on Sunday vowed to tackle every single case of sexual abuse by priests.

25 Feb 2019 8:32 AM

Child sex abuse is like human sacrifice: Pope Francis

The scandals have hit countries around the world, with lives devastated from Australia to Chile, Germany and the US.

25 Feb 2019 4:38 AM

'Child sex abuse is like human sacrifice' says Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Sunday compared the sexual abuse of children to human sacrifice as he addressed the Catholic Church.

24 Feb 2019 5:09 PM

Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed' says Cardinal

Church files on priests who sexually abused children were destroyed or never even drawn up.

23 Feb 2019 4:34 PM

Mystic Mantra: A stand on chairs

Biblical imagery of a chair, a seat or a throne signifies honour, authority and reverence.

22 Feb 2019 1:09 AM

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Vatican’s legal recourse for tackling for sex abuse

Catholic Church's regulations for investigation of, both priests accused of molestation and superiors accused of covering up, explained.

21 Feb 2019 7:34 PM

Vatican serious about addressing child sexual abuse

Vatican sets a new precedent by defrocking a former US cardinal for sex abuse of minor.

16 Feb 2019 8:48 PM

Priests, bishops sexually abused nuns admits, Pope Francis

Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church.

06 Feb 2019 10:04 AM

In UAE, Pope makes history

Pope made all the right gestures, like arriving in a open Popemobile, unlike his predecessors who used bulletproof vehicles.

06 Feb 2019 2:30 AM

Celibacy imperative for the Roman Catholic Church

Pope says he will not change priest celibacy rules.

29 Jan 2019 3:28 PM

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‘Concrete change’ for Vatican

Church sex abuse summit a bid to usher in formidable change.

26 Jan 2019 8:11 PM

Pope denounces corruption, walls and prays for Venezuela

Pope Francis welcomed thousands of young Catholics gathered for World Youth Day rally.

25 Jan 2019 7:47 PM

Prayers aided by technology

A new app will now enable you to participate in the prayers from the Vatican.

21 Jan 2019 6:43 PM

Pope heads to Panama for giant youth meeting

The 82-year-old pope will use the major event on the Catholic calendar to address the problems of poverty, corruption and migration.

20 Jan 2019 10:12 AM

Pakistan court overturns christian woman's death sentence in Blasphemy case

'Appeal is allowed. She has been acquitted. Judgement of high court as well as trial court is reversed,' said Pak's Chief Justice in ruling.

31 Oct 2018 1:06 PM

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Mystic Mantra: Heavenly company

Nowadays, when bishops, pastors and godmen are accused of sexual aberrations or financial scams, the media delights in stripping them bare.

15 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

Pope accepts resignation of US cardinal over abuse cover-up claim

Cardinal Wuerl had offered to resign earlier after facing criticism over a report detailing mass sexual abuse cases when he was a bishop.

13 Oct 2018 11:14 AM

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring 'contract killer'

His comments departed from the prepared text for his homily delivered during his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square.

10 Oct 2018 3:23 PM

Vatican, China in hush negotiations on 'underground' bishops: sources

A Vatican source and a Chinese priest said Holy See could win concessions by year end, though details of any agreement would be classified.

29 Sep 2018 11:56 AM

Pope acknowledges abuse scandals driving people from church

Francis told gathering of young people in Estonia that he knew many young people felt church had nothing to offer them.

25 Sep 2018 4:34 PM

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