- Catholic News Service
- Dec 6, 2019
Nearly 160,000 security personnel will be deployed to try to make Christmas and New Year celebrations in Indonesia safe, reported ucanews.org.
A woman alleging sexual harassment by a priest in India says she got a threatening phone call from the priest’s bishop, after which she was approached by several men who took her to a car, wiped all the data on her phone, and offered to give her money.
Two missionary priests in Southeast Asia believe that anti-Christian persecution has “strengthened the prophetic role of Church.”
Cardinal George Pell’s effort to appeal his conviction for sexual abuse was rejected by a Melbourne court on Wednesday in a 2-1 decision, delivering a striking blow to one of the global Catholic Church’s most prominent figures.
Sri Lanka’s cardinal warns that if the government doesn’t hold the perpetrators of the bombings accountable, the people may act on their own.
All Sri Lankans “are going through one of the saddest and most devastating periods of our history,” Father Nalaka Silva told those gathered at an evening interfaith memorial service April 24 in New York for the victims and all people affected by the Easter terrorist attacks.