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World - International
7/5/2022 8:33:16 PM
An independent commission that is to conduct Spain's first official probe into suspected sexual abuse of minors within the Catholic Church met for the first time Tuesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/7/2022 7:38:01 PM
Egypt condemns “in the strongest terms” the horrific attack that targeted a Catholic Church in southwestern Nigeria on Monday, and resulted in the death of tens of victims in addition to the injury of others, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

World - Africa
6/6/2022 2:36:32 PM
As attackers opened fire on worshippers inside a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria, other gunmen waited outside to kill those who tried to flee, church officials and witnesses said Monday.

World - Region
5/16/2022 8:09:00 PM
The top Catholic clergyman in the Holy Land on Monday condemned the police beating of mourners carrying the casket of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, accusing the authorities of violating human rights and disrespecting the Catholic Church.

World - International
3/31/2022 4:23:39 PM
Drums pounded through the frescoed halls of the Apostolic Palace on Thursday and out into St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis welcomed a First Nations delegation seeking an apology for the Catholic Church's role in running Canada's notorious residential schools.

Multimedia - In Pictures
12/27/2021 1:57:55 PM

World - International
11/14/2021 6:02:45 PM
While some US Catholic bishops continue to denounce President Joe Biden for his support of legal abortion, their conference as a whole is likely to avoid direct criticism of him at its upcoming national meeting.

World - International
11/4/2021 3:37:41 PM
Pope Francis appointed a woman Thursday to head up the governorate of the Vatican, as he forges ahead with a mission to achieve greater gender equality in the Church.

World - International
10/5/2021 11:00:35 AM
The Catholic Church has been repeatedly rocked by child sex abuse scandals over the last three decades.

Opinion -
7/29/2021 2:41:07 PM
On 20 July, the Egyptian Coptic congregation in Vancouver, Canada, lost their beloved church to an arson act. In a grotesque, morbid photo, only the façade of the building remained standing

World - International
6/27/2021 1:47:19 PM
St. Ann's Catholic Church on the Upper Similkameen Indian Band and the Chopaka Catholic Church on the Lower Similkameen Indian Band were set ablaze less than an hour apart in the early morning

World - Africa
6/27/2021 10:36:25 AM
A makeshift bomb exploded inside a Catholic church in the city of Beni in the DR Congo's conflict-plagued east, injuring two just an hour before a children's Confirmation ceremony was due to be held

World - International
5/3/2021 11:50:59 AM
With COVID-19 restrictions preventing Barcelona's Islamic population from celebrating Ramadan at the usual indoor venues, a Catholic church has offered up its open-air cloisters for Muslims to eat and pray together

Opinion -
4/21/2021 11:05:00 AM
In the wake of the immense changes taking place in the Eastern Mediterranean and wider region, the Maronite Church must put forward a new vision and new meaning for Lebanon

World - International
3/28/2021 11:47:11 AM
Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, wounding fourteen people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week, officials said

World - International
3/27/2021 1:25:34 PM
The Church wants to "recognise its responsibility to society by asking forgiveness for these crimes and shortcomings," the bishops announced after a gathering in the southern city of Lourdes

World - International
3/15/2021 3:29:37 PM
The Vatican said on Monday that priests and other Catholic Church ministers cannot bless same-sex unions and that such blessings are “not licit” if carried out

World - Region
1/28/2021 4:06:29 PM
Louis Sako, patriarch of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, said it would be a 'private visit' between the two religious figures at Sistani's residence in the shrine city of Najaf, 'without formalities.'

Egypt - Politics
12/7/2020 6:39:26 PM
Each diocese may hold masses twice on Friday and Sunday, depending on conditions, to give all participants a chance to attend while avoiding large gatherings

World - International
10/28/2020 11:03:54 AM
The nationwide strike comes amid a deepening standoff between angry crowds who have been taking to the streets over the ruling and Poland's deeply conservative government, which has vowed not to back down

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