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BabySpanish Authorities Agree to Open Files on Thousands of Missing Babies

May 27, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 27/5/17 The Spanish Health Ministry and the Catholic Church have finally handed over documents relating to thousands of babies which were stolen from hospitals in Spain over many decades. A British MEP led a fact-finding mission after being alerted about a case from 1992. But the secret network of nuns, doctors and midwives is […]

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Pope Francis: Vatican had 2,000 sex abuse cases backlog, sluggishness complaints justified

May 15, 2017 News
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RT.com – 15/5/17 The Vatican had a backlog of 2,000 cases while processing allegations of sex abuse by priests, Pope Francis has said, adding that complaints over the slow pace of the Catholic Church’s inquiries are justified. The Pope addressed the issue for the first time since March, when abuse survivor, Marie Collins, announced her resignation […]

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“I Ran Out of the Catholic Church, Vowing Never to Return”

April 12, 2017 Featured
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Journey to Orthodoxy – April 2017 An Interview with Fr. Sergius Labunsky, a former Roman Catholic We continue to publish the materials of Spas TV program My Path To God where Priest George Maximov interviews people who converted to Orthodoxy after searching for the truth for a long time. Today the guest of Father George’s program […]

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‘Sons of whore journalists’: Duterte blasts media & ‘passé’ Catholic Church

April 3, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 3/4/17 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte continued his tradition of provoking acrimony in public speeches, this time using an address to newly-appointed government officials on Thursday to slam both the Catholic Church and two of the country’s media outlets. “These priests, they think highly of themselves. Jesus, I’m telling you, that religion will become […]

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Adwa Commemorated: Papers Presented on the topic ‘The Invasion of Fascist Italy & the position of Pope Pius XI’

March 12, 2017 Featured
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Eotcmk.org – Kassa  Nigus  – March 2017 Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) Deserves apology and compensation from Italy. Mahibere Kidusan Research Center organized a workshop to commemorate the Adwa Victory on St. George Day (March 2, 2017) at its premises. Two individuals had presentations on themes relating to the day and the papers were titled, […]

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Australia Catholic Church’s Child Protection Body Allowed to Keep Audits Secret

February 21, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews  – 21/2/17 The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) will have the right to refrain from publishing its auditory reports, according to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) aimed at examining the church’s approach to child […]

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Pope Francis Admits Existence of Corruption in Vatican, Condemns Sexual Abuses

February 12, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 12/2/17 Pope Francis admitted that the Vatican suffered from corruption and condemned sexual abuses committed by Catholic priests. ROME (Sputnik) – In 2016 Pope Francis signed an official papal decree whereunder Catholic bishops and other senior officials neglecting investigation into child sexual abuse by priests would be sacked. “Corruption exists in Vatican … The Lord wants monks to be […]

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Over 4,000 children alleged victims of Catholic Church sex abuse in Australia since 1980 – probe

February 8, 2017 Featured News
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RT.Com – 8/2/17 More than 4,000 children, mostly boys, were allegedly sexually abused by Catholic priests in Australia over decades, an investigation says, adding that since the 1950s some 7 percent of priests in the country were alleged perpetrators. The report was released on Monday by the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child […]

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Duterte accuses Catholic Church of being ‘full of sh*t’

January 25, 2017 Featured News
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RT.com – 25/1/17 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has unleashed his colorfully-worded wrath on the Catholic Church again, saying the organization is corrupt, “full of sh*t,” and accusing priests of sexual abuse. Duterte on Tuesday accused the Church and its bishops and priests of corruption, womanizing and said he was abused by a priest as a […]

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‘Vatican does nothing against drugs here, just collects money at mass’ – Duterte

December 31, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 31/12/16 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has criticized the Catholic Church for attacking his human rights record, saying it has done nothing for drug addicts in the Philippines except collect money. He then offered his own version of what religion should be. The spat between the institution and Duterte continues, following a photo exhibition […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Gewargis Sliws III Meets Pope in the Vatican

November 18, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church of the East – 18/11/16 His Holiness Pope Francis warmly welcomed the Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis Sliws III on the monrning of Thursday 17th November along with select few prelates in the Vatican City’s Redemptoris Mater Chapel. The Pope pressed great emphasis on the zeal and faith of the Christians in the Middle East […]

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Did Michelangelo Secretly Paint Symbols of Female Anatomy in the Sistine Chapel?

September 2, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – September 2016 Michelangelo painted some of the most recognizable images in art on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. He also, evidently, included a bunch of heretical body parts. Among a number of famous scenes depicted on the ceiling of the chapel is the Creation of Eve, which depicts the first female pleading with God […]

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Pope Says Christians Should Apologise To Homosexuals

June 27, 2016 Featured News
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www.journalism.mak.ac.ug – 27/6/16 – Submitted by Christopher Tusiime CNN REPORT HERE: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/06/26/world/pope-apologize-gays/ Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians owe apologies to gays and others who have been offended or exploited by the church, remarks that some Catholics hailed as a breakthrough in the church’s tone toward homosexuality. “I repeat what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says: […]

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Philippine President-elect Duterte Calls Roman Catholic Church the most ‘Hypocritical Institution’

May 24, 2016 Featured News
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Duterte Ato Ni! – May 2016 Read More: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/787033/duterte-slams-church-as-hypocritical-institution OLD GRUDGES. Presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday dubbed the Catholic Church as the “most hypocritical institution” as he lambasted its bishops for supposedly attempting to erode public support for him before the May 9 elections. Duterte told reporters in Davao City that the Catholic Bishops’ Conference […]

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ORTHODOXY IN IXCAN: A STORY OF RESILIENT FAITH

May 11, 2016 Featured News
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The Mayan Orthodox Church – April- May 2016-  Father John Chakos Up until the late fifties, the sparsely populated jungle area of Ixcan in western Guatemala was thought to be worthless by the government. In an effort to populate the region for the benefit of the indigenous tribes, a program of land reform was initiated. […]

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Pope Francis Will Visit Armenia

April 12, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – April 2016 The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin announces that His Holiness Pope Francis, accepting the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian authorities and the Catholic Church; 2016 will visit Armenia from June 24 to 26. Source:  

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Hundreds of Penn. children sexually abused by ‘predator priests’ – grand jury report

March 3, 2016 Featured News
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www.rt.com – March 2016 Over the course of 40 years, hundreds of children in Pennsylvania were sexually abused by dozens of Roman Catholic priests, a new state grand jury report said, adding that the behavior was also covered up by bishops. “The heinous crimes these children endured are absolutely unconscionable,” said state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, […]

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COMMENTS ON THE JOINT DECLARATION WITH THE POPE

February 14, 2016 Featured News

Facebook – 14/2/ 2016 Fr. George Maximov, a dynamic and tireless missionary priest who has served in mission fields throughout the world, offers some thoughts on the joint declaration signed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis. To begin with, let me remind those who already by the mere fact of the meeting are lamenting: “all is […]

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Russian Orthodox spokesman: Common date for Easter celebration acceptable– if Orthodox calendar is Used

June 21, 2015 Featured News
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CatholicCulture.org – June 2015 Responding to a statement by Pope Francis that all Christians should celebrate Easter on the same date, a spokesman for the Russian Orthodox Church has said that the proposal would be welcome—as long as the Catholic Church accepts the Orthodox method of setting the date. Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, deputy director of ecumenical […]

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Large Number of Filipinos Join Orthodox Church : Mass Baptism Held

May 14, 2015 Featured News

April- May 2015  Philippine Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate With Great Joy and Gladness, we would like to announce the reception of 200 former Aglipayan (Philippine Independent Catholic Church)  faithfuls to the bossom of the Orthodox Church under the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate. This 200 newly baptized Filipino Orthodox Christians comes from the following […]

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Infallibility and Pope Sixtus V

April 29, 2015 Featured News
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The Infallibility of the Bishop of Rome and the Comical Case of Pope Sixtus V Presbyter Basil A. Georgopoulos – April 2015 On July 18, 1870 at the 4th conference/1/ of the 1st Vatican Council – considered as the 20th Ecumenical Council by Roman-Catholics – after a long historical gestation,/2/ and amidst opposition,/3/ Pope Pius […]

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