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September 1, 2018 11:11 PM UK's Sky to invest in Israeli VC fund and open Berlin office

(Reuters) - Pay-TV group Sky plans to step up investments in tech start-ups in Europe and the Middle East by opening a new office in Germany and investing $4 million in an Israeli venture capital fund. Europe’s biggest pay-TV group has built one of the most technically-advanced platforms in Europe, helped in part by investments and partnerships it has made with more than 20 companies 80

August 28, 2018 6:27 PM Defenders rally around pope, fear conservatives escalating war

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Supporters of Pope Francis have rushed to his defense after a former top Vatican official launched an unprecedented attack on him, a move they say dangerously escalates a campaign to weaken his papacy by conservatives who condemn him as too liberal. Francis’ supporters say the accusations in Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s 11-page 96

August 28, 2018 5:02 PM Talk of no-deal Brexit is 'a negotiating position': Irish minister

BERLIN (Reuters) - Talk of Britain leaving the European Union without an exit deal is more a negotiating position than a reality as such a scenario would benefit neither side, Ireland’s foreign minister told Reuters on Tuesday. With just seven months to go until it leaves the EU on March 29, Britain has yet to reach an agreement with the bloc on the terms 57

August 26, 2018 3:13 PM Pope Francis Alleged to Have Known in 2013 About Sex-Abuse Charges

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has called on the pope to step down for the good of the church DUBLIN, Ireland—A former papal ambassador to the U.S. has claimed that Pope Francis knew as early as 2013 about charges that the former archbishop of Washington, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, had been sexually active with seminarians and priests and that Pope Benedict 73

August 26, 2018 2:16 PM The Latest: Germany working on 2-way migrant deal with Italy

Germany's interior minister says he is confident of reaching an agreement with Italy for that country to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after previously applying for asylum in Italy. Germany has already reached similar agreements with Greece and Spain as it implements a domestic deal to defuse an internal political dispute 57

August 25, 2018 6:39 PM Pope Francis Meets With 8 Irish Church Abuse Survivors, Vatican Says

(DUBLIN) — The Vatican says Pope Francis has met with eight survivors of clerical and institutional abuse on the first day of his trip to Ireland, which is ground zero for the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Francis met with the group for about a half hour Saturday evening. Among the victims was Marie Collins, a prominent 74

August 25, 2018 12:08 PM Pope says church still shamed by failure over 'repugnant' Irish abuse

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The failure of church authorities to adequately address “repugnant” clerical child abuse crimes in Ireland remains a source of shame for the Catholic community, Pope Francis said as he made the first papal visit to Ireland since 1979. “I cannot fail to acknowledge the grave scandal caused in Ireland by the abuse of young people by members 67

August 23, 2018 10:23 AM Sex Abuse to Cast Shadow Over Pope in Ireland

Pope Francis is under pressure to address a global crisis during weekend in a country scarred by mistreatment of minors VATICAN CITY—When Pope Francis lands in Ireland on Saturday, he will be visiting a once-devout Catholic society that is increasingly challenging the church’s authority—and where anger is running high over decades of sexual abuse of minors 49

August 21, 2018 3:45 PM Northern Ireland's Chris Brunt retires from international football

Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt has announced his retirement from international football, the Irish Football Association said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old West Bromwich Albion player won 65 caps for his country across a 14-year period. "I have spent a lot of time thinking it over but I feel, at this point in my career, I need my sole football 52

August 20, 2018 11:01 AM 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones.' Pope Francis Condemns 'Crime' of Church's Sexual Abuse Cover-Ups

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the “crime” of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics 60