Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson, who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse, was convicted Tuesday and faces a potential two years in prison. (AAP/Darren […]
Mexican authorities temporarily suspended a charter company which owned a passenger jet that crashed in Cuba, while Cuban media said one of three survivors died Monday, increasing the death toll to 111. Mexico’s General Directorate […]
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis voiced alarm Monday at the “hemorrhaging” of nuns and priests in Italy and Europe, saying God only knows how many seminaries, monasteries, convents and churches will close because fewer people […]
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An Argentine court has sentenced a Catholic priest to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing seven seminary students who were 10 to 14 years old at the time. Judge Alicia […]
A nurse takes care of newborn babies at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 2011. (Reuters) China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, people […]
Burundi’s electoral commission says a majority of voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034.
A court in the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain has revoked the nationality of nine people and sentenced them to between three and 15 years in jail, amid a yearslong crackdown on dissent.
As the war against the Islamic State terror group winds down in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military is increasingly turning its attention to Afghanistan. In April 2017, American and allied jets dropped over 3,000 […]
LONDON – A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office had accused Barclays over a 2008 deal to […]