- Sep 20, 2020
A Catholic bishop criticized a government official’s offer that the church could name the Haitian ambassador to the Holy See if church officials promptly nominated a Catholic representative to the Provisional Electoral Council.
A Lebanese priest has pinned blame for a massive explosion in Lebanon on government corruption, saying the cumulative impact of the coronavirus, the country’s dire financial situation, and yesterday’s blast is enough to make the country collapse unless immediate action is taken.
Corruption in Somalia complicates the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in the Horn of Africa country, a representative of Caritas said.
Caritas Honduras has called for transparency in the distribution of COVID-19 assistance, which, according to a crescendo of accusations, has been used for political purposes in the impoverished country rife with corruption.
Cardinal George Pell has linked his fight against corruption in the Vatican with his prosecution in Australia for alleged child sex abuse.
Congo’s Catholic Church have condemned the “illicit enrichment” by officials of the new government of President Felix Tshisekedi.