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Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”.
Pope Francis said Saturday that silence on sexual abuse can "no longer be tolerated" as he ordered an investigation into Vatican archives concerning former archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in July.
Pope Francis will start a Baltic tour in Lithuania on Saturday during which he will pay homage to the history of a region that still bears the scars of its Nazi and Soviet occupations.
Pope Francis arrived in Sicily on Saturday to pay homage to a priest murdered by the mafia 25 years ago while trying to save youngsters in poor neighbourhoods from falling into their hands.
In a bid to calm frayed nerves and move forward following the sex scandal involving senior Catholic officials, a delegation of U.S. cardinals and bishops is to meet Thursday with Pope Francis.
Pope Francis in Ireland on Sunday “begged for God’s forgiveness” for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church, but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy.
Pope Francis should rid the Catholic Church of “every rotten apple” and announce concrete measures against sexual abuse by the clergy during his visit to Ireland, a prominent Irish victim told AFP.
With the Catholic Church rocked by a devastating US report into child sex abuse, Pope Francis has this week sharpened his critcism on the explosive issue — but he remains under pressure to enact far-reaching changes.
The World Meeting of Families (WMoF) has officially got under way ahead of the Pope’s visit to Ireland.
Pope Francis will meet victims of clergy sexual abuse during his trip to Ireland this weekend, the Vatican said on Tuesday, as scandals in several countries mire the Catholic Church in its worst credibility crisis in more than 15 years.
As the 2019 elections draw near, renowned economist and politician, Prof. Pat Utomi, has called on Catholic faithful in Nigeria to get active in politics and aspire to position to enable them change the system and bring good governance.
As Catholic youths across the country converge on the city of Calabar for the 2018 National Youth Day, Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has urged them to play a greater role in the politics of the country ahead of the 2019 general election.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has calibrated voting preference in Nigeria and is sure that President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat other presidential candidates next year to continue his administration’s change agenda.
Pope Francis has declared the death penalty “inadmissible” in an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching, the Vatican announced on Thursday.
Eleven young Catholics, among them a former member of staff of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), were on Saturday in Owerri ordained priests and deacons.
A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list on Saturday.
Proprietor of Lagos Business School, Prof. Patrick Utomi, has called on Nigerians to respect the intellectuals in their midst given their contributions to national development.
Villarreal of Spain sensation Samuel Chukwueze says he’s delighted to be invited to the National team for the 2019 AFCON qualifier clash with South Africa and hope he make his debut on Saturday.
Nigerian governors rose from their emergency meeting Wednesday night with a resolution that they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked.
Alhaji Katcha Kudu, North Central President of All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has written off the Federal Government’s School Feeding Programme, describing it as a conduit pipe to siphon public funds.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday adjourned plenary over failure of the public address system in the chamber.
Nigeria announced last month that it would allow telecom companies to provide banking services, aiming to give millions of Nigerians without bank accounts access to so-called mobile money services, a policy that has been very successful in Kenya.
The organised labour unions in Ondo State have threatened to commence strike on Tuesday (tomorrow) if the government failed to pay the backlog of their salary arrears.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday presented his administration’s score card to people of the state, with assurances of better days ahead.
An FCT High Court, Nyanya, on Wednesday convicted a job seeker, Raymond Azuka, for forging the signature of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will this week begin investigation into allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the embattled national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his Chief of Staff, Abbas Braimoh.
Chelsea's Eden Hazard is feeling the "wear and tear" of more than 10 years of playing professional football and is "not happy" with the amount of times he is fouled.