Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «church»

January 7, 2019 8:48 AM A Cardinal Is Among Six on Trial in France's Biggest Church Sex Abuse Case

(LYON, France) — A Catholic cardinal and five others are going on trial in France accused of covering up for a pedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts. It’s France’s most important church sex abuse case yet, and poses a new challenge for the Vatican amid growing French demands for a reckoning with clergy sexual abuse. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is appearing 81

January 6, 2019 2:07 PM Palestinians protest patriarch ahead of Orthodox Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – Dozens of Palestinians are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land at an Orthodox Christmas celebration in Bethlehem. The protesters shouted "traitor" at Patriarch Theophilos III as he made his way under heavy guard Sunday toward the Church of the Nativity, revered by Christians as the traditional 84

January 6, 2019 8:42 AM Independence decree presented to Ukrainian Orthodox bishop

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, center left, and Metropolitan Epiphanius, the head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, center right, attend a religion service at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church has been created at a signing ceremony in Turkey, formalizing a split 76

January 5, 2019 10:51 AM Independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church formalized in Istanbul

Metropolitan Epiphanius, the head of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, center, arrives to attend a meeting to sign "Tomos" decree of autocephaly for Ukrainian church at the Patriarchal Church of St. George in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) A cross is seen at the Patriarchal Church of St. George prior to a meeting 75

December 31, 2018 1:19 AM Armed Texas man arrested en route to church to fulfill 'prophecy', police say

Police in suburban San Antonio said they took into custody Tony Albert, an armed man wearing police tactical-style clothing, who said he was on his way to a church to fulfill “a prophecy.” (Harris County Court Records) Police in suburban San Antonio arrested an armed man wearing tactical-style clothing who said he was on his way to a church to fulfill 106

December 27, 2018 5:05 AM Pope's initial blind spot on sex abuse threatens legacy

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Armerina, Sicily. It has been a wretched year for Francis, whose blind spot on clergy sex abuse conspired with events beyond his control to threaten his legacy and throw the Catholic hierarchy into a credibility crisis not seen in modern times. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File) 83

December 26, 2018 9:33 AM Earthquake Triggered by Italy's Mount Etna Volcano Sends a Jolt Through Sicily, Injuring 10

(ROME) — A quake triggered by Italy’s Mount Etna volcano has jolted eastern Sicily, slightly injuring 10 people and prompting frightened Italian villagers to flee their homes. Italy’s Civil Protection officials said the quake, at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday, was part of a swarm of some 1,000 tremors, most of them barely perceptible, that are linked to Etna’s 73

December 24, 2018 9:15 PM The Latest: Pope: Choose simplicity over Christmas greed

Pope Francis kisses a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis spreads incense in front of a statue of Baby Jesus as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra 74

December 24, 2018 6:56 PM Kansas man getting Christmas wish for '2 front teeth' after present wrapping disaster

The friends and family of Evans Kamuru pulled together to buy dental implants to replace his two missing front teeth. A Kansas man who lost his front tooth while scrambling to wrap Christmas presents last year will get his wish for two front teeth after a video of him singing a popular holiday jingle was posted to Facebook and set off a chain of secret 119

December 18, 2018 10:49 AM Don't blame migrants for everything, Pope tells politicians

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and xenophobic and racist policies. The 82-year-old pope, who has made defense of migrants a plank of his papacy, made the comments in his message for the Catholic 74