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Police summon Indian bishop accused of repeatedly raping nun amid protests

A bishop accused by a nun of repeatedly raping her over two years has been summoned for questioning by police in India. It comes as several nuns continue to protest outside the High Court to demand justice for the sister. Amid claims that authorities are failing to take action against the bishop, police have summoned […]


Come ye sinners: Irish bishop says Catholics who voted for abortion should confess

An Irish bishop is calling on Catholics who voted ‘Yes’ in the country’s abortion referendum to consider going to confession. Ireland voted to scrap its controversial ban on abortions in a landslide vote, celebrated on Saturday. Bishop Kevin Doran said Monday he believed those who had voted in favor of the amendment in the referendum, “knowing […]


‘Australia is not considering World Cup boycott’ – Foreign Minister Julie Bishop

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the government will not join the countries which are diplomatically boycotting the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. “There are a whole range of options of further actions that could be taken [against Russia]. The World Cup is one of the further actions,” Bishop stated on Monday, talking about […]


Brazilian bishop ‘stole $600,000 from church collection plates’

A bishop and several priests in Brazil have been charged in connection with the theft of more than $ 600,000 belonging to parishioners. Police arrested Bishop of Formosa José Ronaldo Ribeiro as well as a number of other clergymen Monday after police found large quantities of cash during a raid on Ribeiro’s home. They group […]


US Dollar & cryptocurrency are both virtual bubbles, says Russian bishop

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 18:04 A top Russian Orthodox clergyman has warned of the “danger” of cryptocurrencies and modern financial instruments, saying its virtual nature makes it unpredictable and a tool for “usury.” “I personally think that cryptocurrency is a new financial bubble, a new Ponzi scheme, behind which there is nothing,” said Bishop […]


US evangelical Christians ‘uncritically supporting’ Trump, says Bishop of Liverpool

English Bishop Paul Bayes has condemned US religious heads who support Donald Trump, saying they can’t justify their Christian faith. Bayes warns pastors “uncritically accepting” things said by the president amounted to collusion. “Some of the things that have been said by religious leaders seem to collude with a system that marginalizes the poor, a […]

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