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Roman Catholic Church

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Ukraine poses a big crisis for ‘political’ Christianity

Political empires and the papacy of course don’t sail in the same boat any longer, as was the case in the Middle Ages in Europe

11 May 2022 12:18 AM

175 children abused by Mexican branch of Catholic Church: report

The findings of the report spans from the group's founding in 1941 until December 16, 2019.

22 Dec 2019 2:19 PM

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Church, others

Nearly 400 people had filed lawsuits against the Church in courts across New York by the afternoon, according to state court records.

15 Aug 2019 1:25 PM

Fire reduces historic 124-year-old Central Texas church to ashes

No injuries were reported. A statement from the diocese says the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

30 Jul 2019 3:45 PM

To kiss or not to kiss?

The evolving Catholic Church culture now presents a new dilemma of whether kissing the pope’s hand is appropriate or not.

27 Mar 2019 2:11 PM


Consequences of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal continue

Pope now accepts abuse resignation of Chilean cardinal, Ricardo Ezzati, who continues to insist on his innocence.

25 Mar 2019 8:37 PM

Pell’s conviction casts a shadow over the Church

Tainted cardinal George Pell's conviction casts doubt on the victim redressal scheme he created.

28 Feb 2019 8:38 PM

Vatican summit on clerical paedophilia a let-down

Pope's vow to battle child sex abuse fails to appease victims, critics.

25 Feb 2019 8:21 PM

Vatican’s legal recourse for tackling for sex abuse

Catholic Church's regulations for investigation of, both priests accused of molestation and superiors accused of covering up, explained.

21 Feb 2019 7:34 PM

Vatican serious about addressing child sexual abuse

Vatican sets a new precedent by defrocking a former US cardinal for sex abuse of minor.

16 Feb 2019 8:48 PM


Celibacy imperative for the Roman Catholic Church

Pope says he will not change priest celibacy rules.

29 Jan 2019 3:28 PM

Prayers aided by technology

A new app will now enable you to participate in the prayers from the Vatican.

21 Jan 2019 6:43 PM

Holy spirits? Closed churches find second life as breweries

At least 10 new breweries have opened in old churches across the US.

06 Oct 2017 5:00 PM