Thursday, 27 January 2022

Tag Archives: Catholic church

Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis´s public admission that priests have used nuns as “sexual slaves” – and may still be doing so – marks a new chapter in the abuse crisis rocking the Catholic church. “It is the first time that the pope, but also the church as an institution, has ...

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Canadian Cardinal wants women to train priests in abuse fight

POZNAN: Women should play a greater role in the training of priests to fight the child abuse “crisis” that has engulfed the Catholic Church, Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet has said. More must be done within the church to tackle the root causes of the latest wave of global abuse scandals ...

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Australia and Catholic Church Failed Abused Children

SYDNEY: A royal commission investigating the sexual abuse of children in Australia found Friday that the nation was gripped by an epidemic dating back decades, with tens of thousands of children sexually abused in schools, religious organizations and other institutions. The commission, the highest form of investigation in Australia, urged ...

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Church Leaders In Philippines Condemn Bloody War On Drugs

MANILA: The head of the Catholic Church in the Philippines has harshly criticized a government campaign of alleged extrajudicial killings of drug suspects that has claimed thousands of lives, calling it a “humanitarian concern” that cannot be ignored. Police have killed an estimated 3,200 people in the past 14 months ...

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56 killed, many beheaded, in grisly Brazil prison riot

SAO PAULO: A prison riot in the Brazilian Amazon has left at least 56 people dead with some bodies decapitated and burned, officials said. The riot erupted on Sunday afternoon and lasted for 17 hours in the Anisio Jobim Penitentiary Complex (Compaj) in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state. The ...

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