Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Case of the “Bishop with a Human Face” Dismissed by the Pope and Slovakian archbishop’s removal remains contentious item

At the end of last spring, an article from http://www.chiesa focused on the many cases of bishops asked to resign by the Vatican because they were seen as no longer capable of fulfilling their office, or, in the case of … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga attacks the Pope over gay marriage views

Lady Gaga has hit out at the Pope by insisting that his views on gay marriage do “not matter to the world”. In the past, the ‘Born This Way’ singer has angered certain sections of the religious community – most … Continue reading

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Anger of Bishop who wants to knock down 140-year-old church and build flats in its place as parishioners rise up in protest

A furious bishop has hit out at his own parishioners for attempting to save a 140-year-old church from demolition. The Right Rev Thomas Burns, Bishop of Menevia, has accused protesters of ‘delaying tactics’ after their campaign held up plans for … Continue reading

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Bishops’ Edict Angers Catholics in Germany- Pay and Pray rule takes effect-1,26,000 decide to leave last year

Bishops‘ Edict Angers Catholics in Germany – NYTimes.com September 24, 2012, 11:35 am9 Comments By ALAN COWELL BERLIN — Matters of faith have been much on German minds in recent times with debate raging among its Muslim and Jewish minorities … Continue reading

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Opposition leaders suspend hunger strike after dissident is released

Thirty Cuban opposition leaders suspended their hunger campaign after the government gave in to their demands that it release dissident Jorge Vazquez Chaviano from prison. The measures taken by 67-year-old Cuban dissident leader Marta Beatriz Roque and the other members … Continue reading

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Prosecutors Deny Priest Was Urged to Lie in Abuse Case

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office on Tuesday challenged a claim by lawyers for a convicted Roman Catholic monsignor that prosecutors had persuaded another priest, now defrocked, to falsely admit to sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy in order to obtain the … Continue reading

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Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal: Catholics upset at their portrayal

:50pm IST IANS Mumbai: Catholics have threatened to stop the screening of a forthcoming Hindi movie directed by Priyadarshan, ‘Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal’ if certain scenes making a disresptful portrayal of the community and its priests are not deleted, an official … Continue reading

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