Munich archbishop says ‘Catholic Church must renew itself’
30 January 2022 | 11:55 am
German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has said he is still willing to step down in response to a damning report on decades of sexual abuse in his archdiocese. The cardinal once again asked victims for forgiveness, "personally and in the name of the diocese."
23 May 2018
The Catholic church on Tuesday, May 22, staged a peaceful protest in Lagos State over incessant killings by herdsmen and other marauders in Nigeria.
23 May 2018
Nigeria's Catholic Christians staged a nationwide protest yesterday to demand an end indiscriminate killings of citizens.
26 Aug 2018
Pope Francis vowed on Saturday to end the sexual exploitation of children by clergy during a highly-charged visit to once deeply Catholic Ireland and, according to victims, said the corruption and cover up of abuse amounted to human excrement.
10 Dec 2018
Bishops of the Catholic Church in Nigeria have deplored the altercation between Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, and Rev. Father. Ejike Mbaka, a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu on the issue of the forthcoming 2019 presidential election.
17 Jan 2019
Guam's Archdiocese of Agana has joined 20 other dioceses and religious orders in the US in filing for bankruptcy protection because of civil litigation alleging decades of clergy abuse of children. The cases are ongoing.
23 Jan 2019
DR Congo Catholic Church still reticent about accepting the election result.
21 Feb 2019
Last year, a group of India's Catholic nuns accused an influential bishop of raping a colleague multiple times.
23 Feb 2019
'The Catholic Church faces its demons'
7 Dec 2019
Paedophilia scandals: French Catholic Church pleads for forgiveness
25 Jan 2021
There is much enthusiasm around the world for the 46th US president — and considerable interest in his faith. Joe Biden is a Catholic and a friend of Pope Francis. But he is also under pressure from fundamentalists.
20 Mar 2021
An official decree from the Vatican department in charge of doctrine has nixed any possibility that the Roman Catholic Church might accept same-sex marriages.
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In eastern DR Congo, fighting between the M23 rebel group and the Congolese army has already forced 400,000 people to flee. Since March, more than 100,000 civilians have found refuge in Uganda. Hundreds of families arrive every week in the country, which is already home to 1.5 million refugees.
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China relies heavily on Saudi oil and is expected to sign a number of agreements with Riyadh. This is Xi's third overseas visit since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Ukrainian foreign minister says grizzly packages that arrived at Kyiv's diplomatic missions across Europe seem to have been mailed from a car dealership in Germany.
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The former German chancellor has told Die Zeit newspaper that she does not regret the decisions she made regarding German energy supplies. She did however acknowledge that more should have been done to counter Russia.
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A video in which US basketball star Steph Curry appears to make five impressive full-court shots in a row has gone completely viral on Twitter, reaching more than 30 million views in a post by Sports Illustrated. We tell you where the video really comes from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's planned $69 billion takeover of video game company Activision Blizzard, saying it could suppress competitors to Microsoft's Xbox game consoles and its growing games subscription business.