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Pope Francis's divulgence about nuns 'sex slaves' scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

Lucetta Scaraffia, editor of the Vatican's women's magazine said the despite the Pope's admission being the umpteenth blow to the church's image, it cited that action was being taken.

published on : 6th February 2019

Pope Francis admits of nuns undergoing sexual abuse by bishops and priests

The head of the Catholic Church stated that Pope Benedict XVI had taken action against a France-based order after some of its religious sisters had been reduced to "sexual slavery".

published on : 6th February 2019

In Islamic UAE, Pope Francis holds historic public mass of 1.7 lakh Catholics

The pontiff waved at the enthusiastic crowd carrying yellow Vatican flags and banners as he rode in an open-top Popemobile into Zayed Sports City Stadium.

published on : 5th February 2019

Pope Francis and top Muslim cleric in joint call for freedom of belief

Francis, who has made outreach to Muslim communities a cornerstone of his papacy, is on a historic three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates.

published on : 5th February 2019

Pope Francis makes history with Muslim dialogue in UAE

The pope's highly publicised 48-hour visit to the United Arab Emirates will also include an open-air mass on Tuesday for 135,000 of the Muslim country's million Catholic residents.

published on : 4th February 2019

UAE gives Pope Francis pomp-filled welcome ceremony at visit's start

Even for a nation known for its excesses, the Emiratis' red-carpet welcome was remarkable for a pope who prides himself on simplicity.

published on : 4th February 2019

Swami Agnivesh writes to Pope Francis against transfer of four Kerala nuns

Agnivesh said it was shocking that the diocese and its religious orders concerned have gone easy on the alleged rapist and was targeting those who stood and struggled for justice for the victim.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Massive power outage hits Panama days ahead of Pope Francis' visit

The water treatment plant serving Panama City was among those knocked out, the country's Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers said on Twitter.

published on : 21st January 2019

'Click to Pray' application launched by the Pope ahead of World Youth Day

Pope Francis will make his first trip to Panama on Wednesday for the gathering of more than 150,000 young Catholics from across the globe at the World Youth Day festival.

published on : 20th January 2019

Pope Francis makes ode to motherhood, ushers in 2019 after disastrous 2018

In his homily, Francis urged Catholics to allow themselves to be led again as children are led by their mothers, saying "a world that looks to the future without a mother's gaze is shortsighted."

published on : 1st January 2019
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