Catholic Church

Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Forget the fake sheikh, how about being fleeced by a priest?

By Carey Lodge

Thieves are dressing up as nuns and priests to extract money from unsuspecting pensioners.

Friday, 25 July 2014

More than Catholic 50 priests defrocked since 2001 because of sexual abuse

By Lucinda Borkett-Jones

It will 'take a generation' to restore trust in the Catholic Church, says new report.

Monday, 07 July 2014

Pope apologises for 'sacrilegious cult' of abuse

By Carey Lodge

Pope Francis today apologised for the clerical abuse that has rocked the Catholic Church during his first meeting with victims since his election to papacy.

Monday, 07 July 2014

Pope meeting sex abuse victims today

By Carey Lodge

Pope Francis is today meeting victims of sexual abuse by clergy for the first time since his election to papacy.

Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Pope Francis: Communists have stolen the flag of Christianity

By Carey Lodge

Pope Francis has declared that Communists have "stolen the flag of Christianity".

Friday, 30 May 2014

Have the Pope and Barack Obama fallen out?

By Carey Lodge

The former ambassador to the Holy See has slammed Obama's government for its "secular orientation", claiming that it has resulted in a "dramatic cooling" of the relationship between the US and the Vatican.

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Forget pets, fancy adopting a French priest?

By Carey Lodge

The Catholic Church in France has initiated an unusual donation campaign; a parody video offering its finest priests up for 'adoption' – for a small fee, of course

Monday, 19 May 2014

Dear Francis, we're in love with priests, please let us marry them

By Carey Lodge

26 women have signed a letter petitioning Pope Francis to change Church celibacy laws

Friday, 11 April 2014

Pope 'personally compelled' to ask forgiveness for 'evil' child abuse

By Carey Lodge

The Pope has given his strongest statement yet on the sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in recent years, and promised "stronger" sanctions in the future.

Friday, 11 April 2014

Pope Francis personally asks for forgiveness for Catholic Church's child sex abuse history

By Samantha Blake

The announcement came on Friday over Vatican Radio.

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