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Police and prosecutors in Chile have raided offices and seized documents of the Roman Catholic Church amid a child sexual abuse and cover-up scandal.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of three Chilean bishops following sex abuse scandals, including Bishop Juan Barros of Osorno, the city at the centre of the uproar, the Vatican said on Monday.
Pope Francis will on Saturday meet five Chilean priests who were sexually abused by another priest, Fernando Karadima, in an effort to heal their wounds and those of the church, the Vatican said.
Three victims of a Chilean paedophile priest have held private meetings with Pope Francis, as the Vatican tries to quell a sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church in Chile.
Pope Francis has begun his individual meetings with three victims of clerical sexual abuse from Chile, the Vatican said.
A Vatican expert on sex abuse scandals involving clergy has concluded his investigations in Chile and will report to Pope Francis soon, the country’s Bishops’ Conference said on Wednesday.
Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious paedophile of slander, on Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.
Pope Francis denounced the use of violence in the struggle for indigenous rights Wednesday, celebrating mass in a restive region of Chile hours after assailants firebombed churches and other targets.
The world is on the “brink” of nuclear war, Pope Francis warned on Monday, as he set off on a trip to Chile and Peru that threatens to become overshadowed by sexual abuse scandals.
Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive while eliminating Poland in a 3-0 victory in Group H on Sunday.
Gunmen, in the early hours of Sunday, invaded Bagiwa village in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina state killing two students of Al-Qalam University, Katsina, injuring one and kidnapping another.
The police in Plateau State have confirmed 86 people dead in the violence that erupted on Saturday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area.
Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the fresh killings in Plateau state as a genocide.
A U.S.-based woman, Princess Oyenike Oyedele Roberts, has declared for the presidency of Nigeria on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election.
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday in an email to staff that an unnamed Tesla employee had conducted “extensive and damaging sabotage” to the company’s operations including allegedly making unspecified code changes to its manufacturing operating system and sending what the email said was sensitive Tesla data to unnamed third parties.
The Board Chairman of Edo State Sickle Cell Centre, Prof. (Mrs.) Caroline Omoti, has raised the alarm over a steady increase in the number of sickle cell sufferers in the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory on Friday over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The absence of an Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Silvanus Oriji, on Tuesday, staled the trial of former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, and a former police commissioner, John Obaniyi.