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Top Vatican cardinal George Pell scandal

Australia's top Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell makes his first court appearance on sex abuse charges. Pell appeared before Melbourne Magistrates' Court to formally receive his charges of historical sexual offenses. Pope Francis' top financial adviser was charged last month with sexually abusing multiple people in...

But First, Growing number of historians are questioning if Jesus ever existed at all

Christmas is a time of year where people are supposed to put aside their differences and come together to celebrate in peace, love, and understanding. Though few question the traditions of the season, many of them predate Christianity in Europe. A lot was borrowed...

547 young boys were physical and sexual abuse at famous German Catholic choir school

Two-year probe finds 547 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school under "system of fear". 547 young boys from the famous Regensburger Domspatzen choir were subjected to physical and sexual abuse at the hands of priests and teachers, according to the attorney tasked with...

Top Vatican cardinal George Pell returned to Australia to face historical sexual abuse charges

Top Vatican cardinal George Pell returned to Australia to face historical sexual abuse charges in Melbourne later this month as local television footage showed him leaving Sydney Airport early Monday morning with a police escort after flying in from the Vatican via Singapore, reported...

Vatican

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Vatican City, a city-state surrounded by Rome, Italy, is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It's home to the Pope and a trove of iconic art and architecture. Its Vatican Museums house ancient Roman sculptures such as the famed “Laocoön and His Sons” as...

How to become Pope

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The pope also known as the pontiff, is the Bishop of Rome, and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The primacy of the Roman bishop is largely derived from his role as the traditional successor to Saint Peter, to whom Jesus...

Norway ban the full veil in all educational institutions

Norway's ruling coalition of right-wing anti-immigration parties plans to ban the full veil in all educational institutions across the country saying it hinders communication, told Al Jazeera on Monday.  The authorities had promised the ban last year targeting the hijab, balaclavas, and masks.  "We do not...

Holy Fire ceremony at Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Worshippers hold candles as they take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City on April 15, 2017. File Reuters. 

Jesus and Mary Magdalene

Jesus and Mary Magdalene might have been married, or so says the Gospel of Philip. Sure, it's the basic plot of The Da Vinci Code (the thriller also wraps in conspiracy shibboleths like Opus Dei and the Knights Templar for good measure) — but...

Pope Francis says Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases

Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and says criticism of the slow pace was justified. But he says more staff are being added and insists the Vatican is "on the right path." Francis was...

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