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Father Kuriakose Kattuthara: What we know about death of key witness in Kerala nun rape case

Though it would be too early to know the exact cause of the Father Kuriakose Kattuthara’s death, this is what we know so far: 1: Blood vomiting: The police team that rushed to the church after the ...

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Roman Catholic church faces inquiry into sex abuse in US

The Justice Department has opened an investigation into Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania accused of covering up sexual abuse for decades, a significant escalation in scrutiny of the church. ...

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Pope Francis gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

South Korean President Moon Jae-in relayed the invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the pope verbally during a 35-minute meeting in the Vatican.

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Pope Francis gets invite to North Korea, indicates will consider it

Any visit would be the first by a pope to the reclusive state which does not allow priests to be permanently stationed there. There is little information on how many of its citizens are Catholic, o...

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Pope Francis indicates willingness to visit North Korea

South Korea’s president has met with Pope Francis in a private audience, and his office says that the pontiff indicated his willingness to visit North Korea. The South Korean presidential office sa...

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"Priya Ramani Not Alone": 20 Journalists To Testify Against MJ Akbar

Union Minister MJ Akbar's defamation suit names only one of the multiple women who have accused him of sex harassment, but 20 women journalists have pledged to testify in court against him. The jou...

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Francis (, , ) born as Jorge Mario Bergoglio; born 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current pope of the Catholic Church, a position also holding the roles of Sovereign of Vatican City and the Bishop of Rome.