More than half of all Catholic Cardinals and Bishops in the Netherlands over more than five decades concealed the sexual abuse of children at the hands of priests.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Monsignor Michael J Bransfield as bishop of Wheeling-Charleston in the US state of West Virginia, a Vatican statement said.
The comments were made by German Archbishop, Georg Gaenswein, the secretary of retired pope Benedict XVI and prefect of the papal household under Pope Francis, in a speech to Italian parliament.
Pope Francis says the only answer to people sowing division and creating scandal within the Catholic Church is “silence” and “prayer”.
NAN reports that the incident happened during an early morning Mass.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki also stated that he would continue to monitor the situation and help ensure that all survivors receive necessary medical attention.
The building collapsed during the Sunday morning service
Tinka told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos during the launch of his book, titled: “Food for Thought,” that it was to raise funds for the formation of SMA students.
The archbishop who sparked a crisis in the Catholic Church by calling on Pope Francis to resign has denied he was motivated by personal vendetta and said he sought to show that corruption had reached the top levels of the Church hierarchy.
Duterte held the closed-door meeting with Archbishop Romulo Valles, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, about two weeks after he triggered controversy for calling God “stupid”.
Archbishop Hung Shan-chuan of Taipei said that he believed that the Vatican would keep communicating with Beijing.
The CBCN said the protests would coincide with the burial of the two priests and 17 parishioners killed by herdsmen during a morning mass at Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2018 theme of the World Communications Day is “The truth will set you free, taken from Jn 8:32 with a sub – theme: “Fake news and journalism for peace”.
According to available information, the soldiers, who were reported to have ransacked the church and the house of the priest, said they were searching for weapons
They also conveyed their condolences to the Catholic Church and the people of the state over the killings of two priests and 14 other worshippers by alleged herdsmen during mass on Tuesday.
The NANS National Public Relations Officer, Bestman Okereafor, gave this condemnation in a statement issued in Enugu on Wednesday.
The development was made known by Rev. Fr. Moses Iorapuu, the Director of Communications of the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi