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Catholics Fear For The Future Of Zimbabwe

BY BRONWEN DACHS IN CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA ZIMBABWEANS are in despair as the country's ruler Robert Mugabe was sworn in as president for a sixth term, a Catholic Church......

Pope Appoints American Bishop As Head Of Vatican's...

BY CAROL GLATZ POPE BENEDICT XVI has appointed Archbishop Raymond Burke of St Louis to run the Vatican's highest court. The Wisconsin-born bishop replaces Italian Cardinal......

Spanish Socialist Accuses Church Of 'arrogance'

A FORMER member of Spain's government has criticised the Catholic Church during a speech in Madrid. Gregorio Peces-Barba, a lawyer who served as president of the Congress of......

Pope Encourages Chinese Church

BEING a Catholic and being Chinese are not mutually exclusive, Pope Benedict XVI has told bishops from Hong Kong and Macau. Pope Benedict urged the bishops from the two dioceses......

Catholics Face Hate In Georgia

A CATHOLIC priest in Georgia has warned of growing hostility toward the Catholic Church. "There's no problem going to church and taking part in services. The hardship starts......

Hondurans Earn Papal Praises

POPE BENEDICT XVI praised the constitutional ban against same-sex marriage in Honduras and urged the country's bishops to teach "the truth and beauty" of marriage between a man......

Brazilian Priests Target Elections

DOZENS of priests in Brazil are expected to ignore the wishes of their bishops and the Vatican and seek political office in October's municipal elections. In anticipation of the......

Defend Rights Of Migrants, Say American Bishops

BY DAVID AGREN CATHOLIC bishops have urged the American and Mexican governments to better protect the rights of undocumented migrants heading north in search of better economic......

Indian Nun Dismissed For Affair With Driver

BY ANTO AKKARA A RELIGIOUS order in southern Kerala state has dismissed a nim after an embarrassing sex scandal in India's largest Christian region. The Congregation of the......