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Polish Church apologises for child sex abuse

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 07:44

Leaders of Poland`s Catholic Church have apologised to the victims of child sex abuse by priests and admitted they have long ignored the problem.

No date for Pope meeting with abuse victims: Vatican spokesman

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:06

No date has been set for Pope Francis` planned meeting with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, originally expected to take place early next month, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said on Wednesday.

Pope says favours celibacy for priests but door open to change

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 07:19

Pope Francis on Monday said he believed that Roman Catholic priests should be celibate but the rule was not an unchangeable dogma, and "the door is always open" to change.

Indian priests at Pashupatinath temple end one-month strike

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 20:54

Indian priests in Nepal today ended their month-long protest after the government agreed to provide 17 per cent allowance from the income generated by special worshipping at the famous Pashupatinath temple here.

Four Dwarkadheesh temple priests arrested for theft of silver

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 02:01

Four priests of the Dwarkadheesh temple of the Devbhoomi Dwarka district of Gujarat were arrested for taking 11 kg of silver which had been donated to temple trust`s property, police said here on Tuesday.

Pope defrocked 400 priests in 2 years

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 18:31

In his last two years as pope, Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children according to a document.

Conservative Catholic order meets to turn page on scandalous past

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 23:24

How can an order of priests go on serving the Catholic Church after revelations that the man who founded it was a fraud? That is the dilemma facing the Legionaries of Christ.

Assembly polls: Uncertainties looming, aspirants turn to astrologers

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 11:59

Astrologers and temple priests in Chhattisgarh are witnessing an increase in the number of politicians and other aspirants visiting them ever since the announcement of Assembly polls.

Macedonian Orthodox Church bans Facebook for priests

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 09:26

Macedonia`a Orthodox Church has ordered its priests and nuns not to use Facebook or be ready to face unnamed sanctions, church officials said.

Dalit priests train youths to perform religious ceremonies

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 15:32

Upset over priests refusing to perform rituals at their ceremonies, a group of Dalits have trained themselves in the rituals and are now teaching them to Dalit youths in Kota and Bundi districts of Rajasthan.

Pope says he won`t judge gay priests

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 19:03

Pope Francis on Monday reached out to gays, saying he wouldn`t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returned from his first foreign trip.

Miscreants flee with idol, kill two temple priests

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 15:14

Two priests were shot dead by miscreants at Bansritola Ramjanki temple in Bihar`s Samastipur town before they fled with the valuable ashtadhatu idol, police said on Saturday.