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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A teenager shot dead 19 children at an elementary school in the small city of Uvalde, officials said. US President Joe Biden called for stricter gun laws, asking when "are we going to stand up to the gun lobby?"
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In another tragic US mass shooting echoing the 2012 Sandy Hook killings, an 18-year-old gunman has killed more than 20 people – mostly children – in Uvalde, Texas. We take a look at how papers are reacting to the all-too-common event in the United States, including why many blame Republicans. We finish with an editorial arguing that the United States – its policies and institutions – is its own worst enemy.
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Health officials in Germany, the European Union and elsewhere are looking at the dangers of the continued spread of monkeypox and how to best contain the disease.
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Water sports aren't popular in Niger, due to a lack of facilities. But the Niger River has become the new hot spot for water sports enthusiasts. Be it swimming or dugout races — young people love the competition.
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South Korea's soccer player Son Heung-min returned home to a rousing welcome on Tuesday after the Tottenham Hotspur forward ended the season as the Premier League's joint top scorer with Mohamed Salah.
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Military analysts weigh in on the major takeaways from Russia's now three-month-old war in Ukraine. We also discuss the results of a major probe on sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Church across the United States. Finally, what does democracy look like among crows? French paper Le Parisien gives us an idea.