CAN, NPP take anti-cultism, drug abuse campaign to church
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Policing Programme (NPP) on Sunday, took the campaign of anti-cultism and drug abuse to churches...
Four dead in new attack on Burkina Faso Christians
Four people were killed Sunday at a Catholic church in northern Burkina Faso in the latest in a series of attacks on Christian targets in the region...
Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation
The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back. Carrying a plate, the man, who had registered at the hotel the night before as Mohamed Azzam Mohamed, was just about to be served when he set…
Polish church admits clergy abused hundreds of children
Poland's powerful Catholic church on Thursday published a report admitting that nearly 400 of its clergy had sexually abused children and minors over the last three decades, reflecting findings published last month by a charity focused on abuse in the church. The Polish Bishops' Conference said in its report that it found 382 clergy sexually…
Catholic Church doubts credibility of upcoming polls
Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos has expressed doubt over the credibility of the upcoming general elections.
Pope urges bishops to fight abuse, clerical culture behind it
Pope Francis on Saturday urged newly-ordained bishops to fight abuse and reject what he termed the "clerical" culture which has seen a series of sex abuse scandals rock the Catholic Church.
Church drummer dies as building collapses during mass in Delta
On the first Sunday of a new month, which in many churches in the country is celebrated as a thanksgiving service, worshippers troop to church gaily dressed to rejoice seeing another month in spite of the odds of challenging situations in the country. For worshippers of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ugolo, Delta State, it was…
Church collapse: Saraki condoles with Catholic church, Delta State
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, commiserated with the Delta State Government and the Catholic Church in Nigeria over the collapse of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Okpe Local Government Area. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, promised to help ensure that…
1 killed, many injured as church building collapses in Delta
One person was killed and many others sustained various degrees of injuries following the collapse of St. Paul’s Catholic Church building at Ugolo, Adagbrassa community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta on Sunday.
158 Chilean Catholic Church members investigated over sexual abuse
Bishops, priests and lay people are among 158 members of Chile's Catholic Church under investigation for perpetrating or concealing the sexual abuse of children and adults, the public prosecutor revealed on Monday.