Thousands pay respects to singer O’Riordan
Added: 21.01.2018 11:14 | 0 views | 0 comments
Thousands of people have gathered at a church in Ireland to remember the life of Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan.
5 dead, dozens injured as Congo police disperse protests
Added: 21.01.2018 10:24 | 0 views | 0 comments
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo used tear gas and gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down, the United Nations said. Catholic churches and activists had called [...]
Congo police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators
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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo have fired tear gas at demonstrators who marched after church services Sunday around the country to call for President Joseph Kabila to step down from power. Catholic churches and activists had called for the peaceful demonstrations Sunday in Kinshasa, Goma, Lubumbashi and other cities. Police killed at least [...]
In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches
Added: 20.01.2018 8:27 | 0 views | 0 comments
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — As he does during every papal visit, Pope Francis produced plenty of surprises in Chile: He married a couple during a flight, stopped his motorcade to help a fallen police officer and wept with victims of sex abuse by priests.
The People’s Chapel / Poiesis Architects
Added: 19.01.2018 23:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
Emmanuel @ Everitt is a small church sitting on a 200 sqm sliver of land in a mature landed residential estate. The original church occupied a single storey corner terrace house built in the 1940s. Plans for rebuilding came about after heavy downpour in October 2010 caused serious damage, rendering it unsafe for occupation.
Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander
Added: 19.01.2018 22:47 | 1 views | 0 comments
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.
Pope Francis Delivers Impassioned Defense For Amazon Indigenous Tribes
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Added: 19.01.2018 17:20 | 1 views | 0 comments
Amid the summer heat, Pope Francis gave a heartfelt defense of the Amazonian region's indigenous people on Friday, whose lands and way of life are currently under threat of growing industry and indifferent governments, according to the New York Times. Departing from his usual rhetoric, Francis met with local leaders inside of a sports arena where the stage included several clerics from the Catholic Church sitting on chairs and indigenous people wearing traditional garments sitting on the ground. Francis said he understood the challenges facing the local communities in their quest for environmental preservation, and that he deplored “the pressure being exerted by great business interests that...