• Newark archbishop leading rally for man facing deportation

    Newark archbishop leading rally for man facing deportation

    • Mar 10, 2017

    Several dozen clergy members, including Cardinal Joseph Tobin, leader of New Jersey’s largest Roman Catholic archdiocese, led a rally for supporters of Catalino Guerrero who is facing possible deportation ahead of a meeting with federal immigration authorities in New Jersey.

  • Catholic diocese in India removes vicar accused of rape

    Catholic diocese in India removes vicar accused of rape

    • Mar 9, 2017

    A vicar in a Catholic diocese in southern India was arrested on charges of raping a teenage girl. Reverend Robin Vadakkancheril has been removed from his position after a 17-year-old girl from his parish gave birth to a baby. The diocese is looking to enact measures to curb sexual abuse by priests.

  • Cyprus’s religious leaders unite against violence to women

    Cyprus’s religious leaders unite against violence to women

    • Mar 8, 2017

    In a first-ever joint statement on International Women’s Day, the leaders of Cyprus’s Christian and Muslim faithful pledged to work with authorities and help end violence against women and girls. The leaders said Christianity and Islam condemn violence against women and that it is their religious duty to stand united against it.