Pope meets Catholics sexually abused by clergy

Pope Francis has held his first meeting with a group of Catholics who were sexually abused by clergy.

Church too much obsessed with gays, abortion: Pope Francis

Setting the tone for his papacy, Pope Francis has warned that the Catholic Church’s moral edifice “will fall like a pack of cards” if care is not taken to balance its divisive rules on gays, abortion and contraception with the need to emerge as merciful and more welcoming place for all.

Goa clergy demands police officer`s dismissal

A section of the Goa Christian clergy on demanded the dismissal of a police inspector, who along with a Mumbai-based hotel promoter has been accused of covering up the alleged murder of a parishioner.

Iran`s Montazeri urges clergy to end silence on crackdown

Iran`s dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri called on fellow clergy to end silence over the crackdown that followed June`s Prez election.