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Vatican is flooded with clergy abuse cases

Vatican is flooded with clergy abuse cases

Vatican City: The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from aroun...Read More

Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

Vatican youth seminary scandal grows with new abuse claims

Vatican City: A scandal over alleged sexual molestation and abuse at the Vatican’s youth seminary is growing, with more former papal alta...Read More

Vatican dig reveals empty graves

Vatican dig reveals empty graves

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of an Italian teenager 36 years ago deepened Thursday after two graves at the Vatican thought t...Read More

Vatican to dig up graves in search for missing teen

Vatican to dig up graves in search for missing teen

Vatican City: The Vatican will dig up two graves Thursday after an anonymous tip-off that they may contain the remains of an Italian teen...Read More

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon

Vatican formally opens debate on married priests for Amazon

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so f...Read More

US abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests

US abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests

Washington: Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests have filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the...Read More

Vatican has secret rules for priests who father kids

Vatican has secret rules for priests who father kids

Vatican city: The Vatican has also confirmed that its department overseeing the world’s priests has general guidelines for what to do whe...Read More

Sex abuse summit: World bishops head to Vatican

Sex abuse summit: World bishops head to Vatican

Vatican City: Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave...Read More

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops’ suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priests

Vatican stalls on Belgium bishops’ suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priests

Vatican City: A bid by Belgium bishops to allow young married men to take the cloth has fallen flat at a Vatican meet — though Pope Franc...Read More

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope

Vatican City: As the Vatican copes with the growing clergy sex abuse scandal and declining number of priests worldwide, it is laying the ...Read More

Slain Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI raised to sainthood

Slain Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI raised to sainthood

Vatican City : Pope Francis raised slain Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI to sainthood on Sunday in a ceremony at the ...Read More

US priest abuse victims demand transparency from Vatican

US priest abuse victims demand transparency from Vatican

Washington: US groups representing survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests have called on the Vatican to publish a list of clerics ...Read More

Vatican to host nuclear weapons conference

Vatican to host nuclear weapons conference

Rome: The Vatican will on Friday and Saturday host an international symposium on a nuclear-weapons-free world, against the backdrop of an...Read More

Rescued Kerala Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnallil reaches Vatican

Rescued Kerala Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnallil reaches Vatican

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Catholic priest Father Tom Uzhunnallil, rescued from Islamic State terrorists who had abducted him in Yemen in...Read More

Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex charges

Top Vatican official faces Australian court on sex charges

Melbourne: The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis made his first court appearance in Austr...Read More

Vatican Cardinal charged with paedophilia returns home

Vatican Cardinal charged with paedophilia returns home

Sydney: Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s financial chief, has returned to Australia as he prepares to defend himself against paedophil...Read More

Trump visits Israel after urging Middle East to purge ‘evil’

Trump visits Israel after urging Middle East to purge ‘evil’

Washington: US President Donald Trump was on Monday set to land in Israel to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, a day after ur...Read More

No women for foot-washing ritual: Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

No women for foot-washing ritual: Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Kochi: The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church will stick to the traditional practice of performing foot-washing on Maundy Thursday on men only ...Read More

Pope and top imam embrace in historic meeting at Vatican

Pope and top imam embrace in historic meeting at Vatican

Vatican City: Pope Francis met the grand imam of Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican today in a historic encounter that was sealed wit...Read More

Hopes rise for thaw in ties between Vatican, Beijing

Hopes rise for thaw in ties between Vatican, Beijing

Beijing: The hopes have risen for a thaw in ties between China and the Vatican under the leadership of President Xi Jinping and Pope Fran...Read More

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