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Catholic NGO boss accused of racism and abuse in Sudan

The aid worker allegedly called his security guard a ‘slave’

Let’s change SA’s mind on psychedelics

The major hurdle is not so much an absence of science, or safety, as it is unthinking religious, moral or cultural panic

Father hopes for justice as Cardinal Pell waits on appeal verdict

The former Vatican number three, is appealing against his conviction on five counts of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s

Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests ‘destroyed’

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx was speaking on the third day of an unprecedented summit of the world's top bishops

Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican

The idea is that the 114 heads of bishops' conferences will return home with clear ideas on how to spot and deal with abuse

Catholic church split over abuse scandal gravity

The Vatican has already warned that in some countries the church is dragging its feet because of cultural difference over what constitutes child abuse

Pope calls bishops to ‘child protection’ meeting in February

The Church has been hit by a series of child abuse scandals in recent years

Pressure mounts on pope for tougher action on abuse scandals

The pope has admitted that the Church had 'delayed' in applying the necessary sanctions

Pope says on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

'Those who have suffered are his priority, and the Church wants to listen to them to root out this tragic horror'

Pope accepts resignation of archbishop convicted of child abuse cover-up

Earlier this month, Philip Wilson was sentenced to a year in detention after becoming one of the highest-ranking officials to be convicted

Pope aide Pell could face two trials over abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief is fighting to clear his name over historic sexual offence allegations

Pope aide Pell to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

The Vatican finance chief has become the highest-ranked Catholic ever to be sent to trial over historic sex offences

Vatican fraud trial over cardinal’s luxury pad kicks off

A trial against two former members of a Vatican foundation charged with embezzling charity money opened on Tuesday.

Vatican City it is a big dream, say Syrians taken in by the Pope

Response in Rome is mixed as locals see other problems go unaddressed.

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