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February 24, 2021
Ferdie Rous
A group of Christian educators have asked the UK’s education secretary to postpone the introduction of the Relationships and Sex Education programme, scheduled for summer this year.
February 24, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Christian business owners in Pakistan face severe discrimination, according to an entrepeneur speaking at an event last week.
February 24, 2021
Staff Reporter
One of three men accused of assassinating investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta in 2017 has received a 15-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to all charges in connection with his role in the murder. Vincent Muscat had previously entered a Not Guilty plea, but reportedly accepted a plea bargain arrangement with prosecutors. He
February 24, 2021
Staff Reporter
Pope Francis sent a telegram on Tuesday evening to Italy's President Sergio Mattarella, offering condolences at the killing of the Italian Ambassador, Luca Attanasio alongside two others, in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday.
February 24, 2021
CNA Staff
The lawsuit concerns allegations that Samier Tadros, who now lives in Florida and says he was six years old at the time of the abuse, made public during summer 2020. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has denied all claims against him, calling the accusations “defamatory.”
February 23, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
February 23, 2021
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
In a joint statement Feb. 23, Caritas Europa and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU (COMECE) said that “commitment to solidarity must be the decisive criterion in this historic moment.”
February 23, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Cardinal Charles Bo calls for “fasting from anger" in his lenten appeal as protests against the military coup in Myanmar intensify.
February 23, 2021
Catholic News Agency
Denver Newsroom, Feb 22, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- Amid calls from California activists to drop vandalism charges against five assailants who destroyed a statue of St. Junipero Serra last year, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco warned that doing so would set a dangerous precedent.
February 22, 2021
Ferdie Rous
British charity The Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) found that 30% of the poorest countries privately owed debts, not including bonds, are owned by firms based in the UK.
February 22, 2021
Staff Reporter
Myanmar's Catholic bishops have renewed pleas for dialogue in the midst of ongoing unrest. They also reflected on the promise that November elections had inspired, before a military coup d’état earlier this month disrupted national life and sent the country spiralling into crisis.
February 22, 2021
Ferdie Rous
Myanmar's military rulers have threatened protesters with deadly force following calls for a general strike to oppose the coup instigated on 1st February.