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There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.
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The campaign is being led by centre founder and director Dr Taj Hargey, who believes the Islamic faith is being misinterpreted.
THE first Catholic bishop to be charged with a child sex offence, which allegedly occurred in 1969, has appeared in court.
"When they came in June and drove out the army, things became normal quickly. I didn't see any reason to flee," he said, sitting in St. Georges Syriac Catholic Church in Bartella, a dusty flyspeck Christian village less than 20 miles from Mosul.
THE Chasa Muslim Welfare Society has donated A 2,000 from its interest fund to Macmillan Cancer Support after having a look at the specialist cancer information pod at the Royal Blackburn Hospital .
Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 must undergo female genital mutilation, which could affect up to four million women and girls in the war-ravaged country, a UN official said Thursday.
More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been reveale More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been revealed.
Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
Police arrested seven people tied to a $1.6-million international fraud that used stolen credit cards to buy tickets through the StubHub online market to thousands of events, including Yankees baseball games, Broadway shows and Jay-Z concerts.
Fire crews were at the mercy of both nature and humankind as they braced for what could be a hellish Pioneer Day throughout Utah.
Bryan Caputo, second left, consults with his attorney Reginald Sharpe, left, with co-defendant Daniel Petryszyn, right, during arraignment proceedings in New York state Supreme Court, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
The continued Israeli offensive across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon left 32 Palestinians dead , bringing the total number killed since midnight to 56 as world and local leaders scrambled to arrange a ceasefire.
Part of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, in a field in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.
The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion.
Many people may take for granted having those items in their homes. But what about those who don't have a home? Vivian is among a group of young people who decided to create and distribute what they're calling "blessing bags" through local Catholic parishes.
Tom Petty has a new song out called "Playing Dumb," and it's about the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:50 am
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