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Gunmen abduct two Catholic priests in Anambra

Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests in Anambra State.

700 Catholic priests accused of child sexual assault in Illinois

Almost 700 Catholic priests in Illinois have been accused of child sexual assault, a far greater number than the Catholic Church had previously disclosed, the Midwestern US state’s top prosecutor revealed Wednesday.

French priest and bishop convicted over sexual abuse of minors

A French priest has been sentenced to two years in prison for sexual abuse of multiple children, while his former bishop has been given a suspended sentence of eight months for failing to report the crimes.

Kidnapped Catholic priests regain freedom in Delta

Four Catholic priests who were abducted on Nov. 6 by unknown persons in Delta have regained their freedom, the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Gunmen abduct 4 Catholic priests in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the kidnap of four Catholic Priests by unknown gunmen around Umutu/Abraka in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Ifeanyi Okowa mourns death of two Catholic priests, decries violence

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserated with the Bishops and the entire members of the community in the state, particularly the Catholic Diocese of Warri over the sudden demise of Very Rev. Fr. (Dr) Louis Odudu.

Catholic priest dies days after escaping from kidnappers

The Chaplain of the Seat of Wisdom Catholic Chaplaincy of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State, Very Rev. Fr. Dr Louis Odudu, who recently escaped from a kidnappers’ den, is dead.
Pope Francis

Pope accepts resignation of US bishop accused of sexual harassment

A US bishop accused of molesting adults resigned on Thursday, in the latest sex abuse scandal to rock the Catholic Church.

Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

The Principal of St. Peters Clavers College, Aghalokpe, Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, Rev Father Christopher Ogaga has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.
Archbishop Mark Coleridge, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in Australia, speaks as Sister Monica Cavanagh, President of Catholic Religious Australia, reacts during a media conference in Sydney, Australia, August 31, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray

Catholic bishops reject compulsory abuse reporting in Australia

The Catholic church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional.

Court grants Governor Ortom leave to serve Comrade Oshiomhole, APC

A Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi has directed the state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, to serve the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the writ of summons in a N10 billion defamation he filed against Oshiomhole and his party.

Governor Ortom threatens APC chair Oshiomhole with N10 billion suit

Governor Samuel Ortom has threatened to institute a N10billion suit against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for alleged defamatory and libelous publication against his person.
Theodore McCarrick

Pope accepts US cardinal’s resignation after sex abuse claims

Theodore McCarrick, the 88-year-old former archbishop of Washington, was suspended from public ministry duties in June after a review board found there was "credible" evidence that he had assaulted a 16-year-old boy while working as a priest in New York in the early 1970s.

Governor Ortom: Comrade Oshiomhole wants to cause crisis in Benue

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, of trying to throw the state into political crisis ahead of the 2019 elections.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon

General Gowon tells security operatives to quiz Miyetti Allah leaders over herdsmen killings

Gen. Gowon stated this when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom at the government house in Makurdi to commiserate with him, the government and people of the state on the killings in the state.
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Nigerians have lost confidence in President Buhari

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, maintained Saturday that Nigerians had lost confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.

Killings: Catholic priests hold procession in Imo

Catholic faithful, in Imo State, on Tuesday, held a procession in major roads in the state to protest the killings of Nigerians especially Christians by suspected herdsmen in Benue and other parts of the country.

Catholic priest shot, students beaten as ‘herdsmen attack seminary’ in Taraba

Two Catholic priests were beaten, one shot in the leg when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a minor seminary in Jalingo, Taraba State capital.

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