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Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record
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Prince Harry and Meghan launch Instagram account, break followers' record

Britain's royal couple, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle launched their Instagram account, 'sussexroyal', on April 2, and in less than six hours they crossed the 10 lakh followers' mark.
Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse
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Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison by an Australian court for the "callous" assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s.
Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits
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Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits

A top Catholic cardinal admitted yesterday that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed in a move which allowed pedophiles to prey on others.
Kerala nun, who demanded rape-accused bishop Mulakkal's arrest, served notice
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Kerala nun, who demanded rape-accused bishop Mulakkal's arrest, served notice

A nun, who published poems, bought a car and took part in a protest against former bishop of Jalandhar diocese Bishop Franco Mulakkal in connection with a rape case, has been issued notice by her congregation based in Aluva, Kerala, for leading a life "against principles of religious life".
#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy
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#KeralaNunRape: Church calls for media boycott, alleges anti-Church conspiracy

With the Kerala nun rape case having received significant coverage in the media, Catholicsabha, the mouthpiece of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Kerala, has hit out at the media.
#KeralaNunRape: Father Kuriakose, prime-witness, died of natural causes, finds autopsy
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#KeralaNunRape: Father Kuriakose, prime-witness, died of natural causes, finds autopsy

A preliminary autopsy report into the death of Father Kuriakose Kattuthara has suggested he died of natural causes, and there were no internal or external injuries on him, HT reports.
#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them
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#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them

For decades, the Catholic Church turned a blind eye to abuse meted to nuns, but it seems to be changing.
Pope Francis compares abortion to the Nazis' 'purity' obsession
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Pope Francis compares abortion to the Nazis' 'purity' obsession

Speaking off-the-cuff at a meeting, Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortions to the Nazi obsession with "pure race," and said children should be accepted as they are since they are God's gift.

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