Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Category: Religion


Chechens, Buryats and others who are “of Russia but are not of the Russian tradition” are acting with “cruelty” in Ukraine, the head of the Roman Catholic Church told the Jesuit magazine America in an interview published on Monday. Russian Read more…


The Vatican on Saturday accused Chinese authorities of violating a bilateral pact on the appointment of bishops by installing one in a diocese not recognised by the Holy See. A statement said the Vatican learned with “surprise and regret” that Read more…


A former Catholic priest who was accused of making a sex tape on a church altar has pleaded guilty to a felony obscenity charge, according to prosecutors in Louisiana. The former priest, Travis Clark, 39, was arrested in October 2020, Read more…


Pope Francis honored his northern Italian roots on Sunday by celebrating a special Mass in his father’s hometown and encouraging younger generations to not be indifferent to the poverty and misery all around them. Thousands of people turned out to Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor The Nnewi Catholic Diocese has debunked the claim that armed security men were sent to threaten and force transferred priests out St. Martin of Tours Parish, Ihiala, Anambra State. The Diocesan Director of Communications, Rev Fr Onwudiwe Read more…


THE faceoff between the Holy Ghost priests at St Martin of Tours Church, Ihiala and the leadership of Nnewi Diocese has continued unabated, with the Diocese explaining that security operatives were invited to protect the property of the church from Read more…


The retired bishop of Albany, New York, who has admitted to covering up for predator priests and has himself been accused of sexual abuse, has asked Pope Francis to remove him from the priesthood. Emeritus Bishop Howard Hubbard, 84, announced Read more…


Pope Francis ate lunch with hundreds of refugees, poor and homeless people on Sunday as he called for a renewed commitment to helping society’s weakest and denounced the “sirens of populism” that drown out their cries for help. Francis celebrated Read more…


Former Pope Benedict XVI plans to defend himself in a civil lawsuit lodged at a German court by a man who accuses him of helping to cover up historical abuse, a court spokesperson said on Tuesday. In the latest twist Read more…


Nigerian gospel singer, Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, better known as Frank Edwards, has publicly declared support for the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi. The songwriter and record producer took to his verified Twitter page on Monday to announce that come Read more…


Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, one of France’s highest-ranking prelates of the Catholic Church, said Monday that he had abused a 14-year-old girl 35 years ago and is withdrawing from his religious duties. The move comes after a report issued last year Read more…


The Chairman, Northern States Christian Elders Forum, Oyinehi Ejoga, on Saturday asked Christians to reject the All Progressives Congress’ Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket or they would become politically irrelevant in future elections. Speaking while addressing delegates at the NOSCEF national congress Read more…