In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing
16 March 2019 | 5:23 am
In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing.
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The Church will offer blessings to same-sex marriages, but still will not officiate them. The decision was agreed on by elected bishops, clergy and lay people in London.
The Anglican Church is one of a global group of signatories to sharply criticize a decision by the Church of England to allow the blessing of same-sex couples.
A small revolution? No, but the German Synodal Way has paved the way for reform to change Church practices on same-sex couples and lay preaching.
In Ukraine, fake news continues to fuel the information war. In recent days, a video purporting to show a Ukrainian Orthodox church on fire has appeared on social networks, with captions accusing "Radical Ukrainians" of arson.
Catholic former Archbishop Robert Zollitsch is accused of covering up sexual abuse cases in an independent report commissioned by the Freiburg archdiocese. The 84-year-old also once led the German Bishops' Conference.
An employee at Hamburg's weapons authorities faces charges of negligent homicide tied to the fatal shooting at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall. He's accused of failing to pass on details about the shooter's mental state.
A Kenyan pastor was arrested over the "mass killing of his followers" just days after a cult leader in the same region was detained for allegedly urging members to starve themselves to death.
In the past, Germany's biennial Protestant Church Assembly has been dominated by debates about disarmament. But this year, the discussions revolve around weapons for Ukraine.
The flood of people leaving the German Catholic Church has accelerated, breaking another new record in 2022. Numerous sexual abuse scandals are believed to be in part to blame.
In the span of one month, there were over 1,000 attempts to access pornographic websites on archdiocese computers, according to a report. The staff also included a high-ranking priest.
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