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BERLIN (Reuters) - Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of the Archbishop of Hamburg who had offered to step down after a report named him among several senior officials in Germany's Catholic Church to have breached their duty in handling sexual abuse cases.
WARSAW (Reuters) - A Polish cardinal persecuted by communist authorities during the Cold War and a nun dedicated to helping the blind took a step towards sainthood on Sunday when they were beatified.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico's Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Tuesday that penalizing abortion is unconstitutional, a major victory for advocates of women's health and human rights, just as parts of the United States enact tougher laws against the practice.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The world's three main Christian leaders issued an unprecedented joint appeal to members of their Churches to "listen to the cry of the earth" and back action to stem the effects of climate change.
MARCELINE, Haiti (Reuters) -Families gathered in villages in southwestern Haiti this weekend for church and funeral services a week after an earthquake battered the region, killing more than 2,200 people and destroying tens of thousands of buildings.
A reader's story for the occasion: A game of mahjong is interrupted by unsettling news of a mishap at the nearby railway track, and it turns out to be a gruesome one.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's administration has told U.S. airlines they could be ordered to help ferry people who have been evacuated from Afghanistan, two officials told Reuters on Saturday.
MELAKA: The Melaka Portuguese community observed The Feast of the Assumption, also known as the “sugarcane feast”, minus the usual large crowds, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
MELAKA: The Portuguese community in Melaka observed The Feast of the Assumption - also known as the “Sugarcane Feast” - amidst the absence of the usual large crowd due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A handwritten WWII diary kept by Father Marcel Rouhan, director of Penang's College General, has been translated into English