The discovery last month of the remains of 215 children at a former Catholic school for Indigenous students in British Columbia has reopened old wounds.
The revision came after repeated complaints by victims of sexual abuse and it involves all of section six of the Church's Code of Canon Law, a seven-book code of about 1,750 articles.
Palestine will continue to be subjected to massacre as long as the global community does not punish Israel, Turkey's President Erdogan tells Pope Francis in phone call, as death toll in blockaded Gaza soars to 200.
For a brief moment, ordinary Iraqi's experienced what it feels like to have politicians on their best behaviour. That was a week ago, and the Pope and the world's attention are no longer there.
Turkish Foreign Ministry says that a commemorative stamp planned to be printed depicts a map including Turkish provinces, calling on the KRG officials to immediately reverse its "grave mistake."
Pope Francis wrapped up the first papal visit to Iraq that brought together Muslim, Christian, Yazidi and Mandaean leaders and included a meeting with powerful Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani.
The mass was Pope Francis' final engagement on his whirlwind four-day trip to Iraq aimed at boosting the morale of the country's small Christian communities and urging peaceful coexistence between religions.
Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf comes during the first-ever papal visit to the country, aimed at promoting his call for greater fraternity among all peoples.
"May there be an end to acts of violence and extremism, factions and intolerance," the pope says on Friday in his first speech upon arrival to the war-torn Iraq.
The week-long clashes have continued after security forces fired to disperse protesters, who were trying to storm the provincial government building using rocks and Molotov cocktails.
The Society of Jesus in Spain said in a report that 81 children and 37 adult victims had been sexually abused by 96 of its members since 1927.
Pope Francis' ongoing efforts to clean up Vatican governance reaches a milestone with the first ever jail sentence issued by a Vatican state court in relation to financial crimes.
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