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Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift
World

Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

The crowd gathered outside the Apostolic Palace for the Sunday Angelus cheered louder than usual as Pope Francis appeared at the window on Sunday.
Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse
World

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.
Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19
World

Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19

Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim terrorists are active, killing minimum 19 and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
Pope tells gay priests to leave, if can't be celibate
World

Pope tells gay priests to leave, if can't be celibate

In what makes for his clearest statement on homosexuality, Pope Francis has asked homosexual clergy to leave priesthood if they cannot remain celibate.
Kerala nun rape: Bishop Mulakkal's interrogation continues for second day
India

Kerala nun rape: Bishop Mulakkal's interrogation continues for second day

A special investigation team, probing the rape case of a nun by a Roman Catholic bishop, today resumed his interrogation.
For decades, Pennsylvania priests sexually abused over 1,000 children
World

For decades, Pennsylvania priests sexually abused over 1,000 children

A grand jury report released, on Tuesday, said that hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania have abused more than 1,000 kids since the 1940s, and senior church officials systematically covered their actions.
Croatian kids can now read stories about same-sex families
World

Croatian kids can now read stories about same-sex families

There's more than one special thing about My Rainbow Family.
Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe refuses to step down following military takeover
World

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe refuses to step down following military takeover

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly refused to step down immediately and is resisting growing calls for resignation.
The entrepreneur who built a $1billion firm in his basement
Business

The entrepreneur who built a $1billion firm in his basement

It was 2001 when Carl Rodrigues, an experienced IT consultant, decided to resign from his job and retire to his house's basement in Canada's Mississauga.

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