Tag: Religious issues

Bishop at heart of abuse cover-up claims testifies in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — The Chilean bishop accused of covering up sex abuse by a pedophile priest has testified before a Vatican mission looking into...
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SALT LAKE CITY — New Mormon president Russell M. Nelson is lamenting that laws allow people to have guns who shouldn't. ...
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VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is facing another financial headache after donors to a major U.S. Catholic foundation balked at a request from Pope...
Myanmar parliament approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

BANGKOK — Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million for the construction of a fence and related projects along the border...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A former employee of a South Carolina chiropractor says he sexually assaulted her and tried to convert her to Scientology. ...
New party aide close to Germany’s Merkel, but no clone

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has shown her conservative party that she's still very much in charge and keen to shape its future,...
Modi hugs Trudeau amid Indo-Canada invitation embarrassment

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday with a hug, one day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats...
Myanmar bulldozes what was left of Rohingya Muslim villages

BANGKOK — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth —...
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AUSTIN, Texas — When the Texas Board of Education last produced history curriculum guidelines for public schools, experts decried its members for attempting to...
German ex-priest convicted of sexually abusing boys

BERLIN — A court in southeastern Germany has sentenced a former Catholic priest to 8 ½ years in prison for child sex abuse. ...

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