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.
In his last two years as pope, Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children according to a document.
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.
Macedonia`a Orthodox Church has ordered its priests and nuns not to use Facebook or be ready to face unnamed sanctions, church officials said.
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.
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.
The top Roman Catholic priest in England has said that he believed that priests should be allowed to marry if they wished to.
The call of the Nair Service Society to appoint priests from its community in temples managed by the organisation has triggered a debate.
Mamata Banerjee-led government has decided to pay honorariums of Rs 2,500 to imams.
The Pope had, as a young priest, suggested Vatican to relax celibacy rules.
The documents include correspondence between priests and their superiors.
Two groups of priests, locally known as
Pandas, fought over their share of donations given by devotees
at the 12th century Sri Jagannath temple in Orissa on Tuesday.
This city seems to be running short of priests during `pitrapaksh`, the fortnight when many Hindus offer prayers to ancestors.
The ordination of women as Roman Catholic priests is a "crime against the faith," the Vatican said.
Around 9,000 priests are in Rome to celebrate end of church`s year of priest.
Thirteen priests have been arrested in connection with the incident of fire that gutted a bar and restaurant atop a three-storeyed commercial building here, police said on Tuesday.
Pope Benedict XVI urged priests
to oppose violence as he led a ceremony dedicated to the
priesthood on Thursday, marking Holy Week with his church buffeted
by clergy sex abuse scandals in Europe.
More than 1,000 priests from over 100 dioceses across India have arrived at Vailankanni in Nagapattinam district to take part in the three-day Indian Priests` Congress, beginning there Tuesday.
Pope Benedict XVI is condemning the abuse of children by priests, saying the church will never stop deploring such behavior.
India on Saturday condemned the attack on Indian priests at the famous Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai