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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A US bishop accused of molesting adults resigned on Thursday, in the latest sex abuse scandal to rock the Catholic Church.
The Catholic church in Australia on Friday rejected laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Spain ready to bury the demons of his nightmare Champions League debut for Juventus on Wednesday against one of his favourite victims Atletico Madrid.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
The Kaduna State Government has condemned what it described as attempts by some ‘busybodies’ to deny the killings of 66 people in fulani settlements in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
The Jigawa offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to conduct a rancor free, fair, and credible elections, as the commission has recruited about 20,000 ad-hock staff.