- Nov 23, 2020
A former Catholic brother has been extradited from his home state of Wisconsin to Mississippi, where he faces sexual battery charges in a case involving two impoverished Black boys who say they were pressured as men into accepting paltry payouts to settle their abuse claims.
Fears are growing that the Central African Republic could experience an upsurge of violence has it prepares for presidential elections later this year. The conflict in the country has led to an increase in mental health problems, especially among the young.
The decrease in the number of religious brothers and of women in religious orders is “worrying,” according to the Vatican statistics office.
Capuchin Franciscan Brother Andrew Corriente was crowned this year’s baking champion on ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.”
A Franciscan brother who teaches mathematics and physics in rural Kenya has been named Person of the Year by the United Nations in Kenya.