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Psych evaluations & strict code of conduct: Pope offers ‘concrete’ steps to fight sexual abuse

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Pope Francis has proposed a list of 21 initiatives he believes will stall the erosion of trust in the Catholic Church which has been plagued by numerous sexual abuse scandals and accusations of trying to sweep them under the rug. Trying to apply maximum pressure to convince the clergy to confront the issue, the Pope Read More

Bishop accused of ‘brutally’ raping nun 13 times exposed thanks to sisterly protest

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In the latest sexual abuse scandal to hit the Catholic Church, a nun who said a bishop raped her 13 times claims the church tried to silence her, while fellow nuns who showed support for the victim were intimidated. The Indian nun from the southern state of Kerala said Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal first raped Read More

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC's Bishop

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. central bankers are done raising domestic interest rates amid signals from Asia and Europe that global economic growth is sputtering, according to RBC Wealth Management’s lead fixed-income strategist. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over the Federal Reserve Headquarters on a windy day in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Read More

At least 20 killed in Philippines church bombing

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At least 20 people have been killed and 81 injured after two bombs exploded at a Catholic cathedral in the Philippines. The first bomb went off in or near the church in Jolo during Sunday mass. This was followed by a second blast outside the building as government forces responded to the attack. The explosions Read More

‘Most of them are gay’: Duterte urges Vatican to allow its ‘useless’ priests to have boyfriends

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The Catholic Church must embrace homosexual kinship among the clergy, Philippines’ leader Rodrigo Duterte has said in his latest attack on the Vatican… just after calling on the population to rob and even kill “useless” bishops. Duterte, who has in the past openly revealed having been sexually molested by a priest, once again criticized the Read More