Tag: Pope Francis

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 1, 2020

As of 8 am, June 1, 2020: World wide cases surpass 6 million World count: 6,112,902 cases, 2,597,111 recoveries, 370,416 deaths There are now 6,112,902 confirmed cases of the...

‘A friendly hand’: pope urges more help for Fukushima victims

by Catherine MARCIANO / Hiroshi HIYAMA Pope Francis on Monday urged renewed help for victims of Japan's 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima disaster, warning "nobody...

Pope Francis carries anti-nuclear message to Japan

by Catherine MARCIANO / Richard CARTER Pope Francis arrives in Japan on Saturday, where he is expected to deliver a robust anti-nuclear message of peace...

Pope Francis kicks off Asia tour with Buddhist temple visit

Pope Francis will visit one of Thailand's famed gilded temples Thursday to meet the supreme Buddhist patriarch, on the first full day of his...

Singapore Catholic Church mandated to report sexual abuse cases

Singapore – On May 13 (Monday), the Singapore Catholic Church said it would adopt the new rules issued by Pope Francis last week involving...

Pope Francis Likens Modern Conflicts to World War by Piecemeal

It has been 100 years since the beginning of the First World War and the centennial anniversary of the conflict has caused many to...

Wijeysingha raises temperature with claim that he was once molested

Social work lecturer and activist Vincent Wijeysingha has made an unusual claim at an unusual time when tensions between the LGBT community and some...

Dare to be like this Pope?

By Augustine Low Life can throw up great surprises. Who would have thought that the world’s oldest bureaucracy – the Catholic Church – would...
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