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Pope Francis Apologises For Sex Abuse Of Children By Catholic Church Clergy

The head of the Catholic Church has issued an apology for clerical sex abuses against children.<p>Speaking to members of the International Catholic …

Pope Francis Begs Forgiveness for 'Evil' Sex Abuse by Priests

Pope Francis sought forgiveness for the "evil" of priests who sexually abused children, addressing head-on an issue Friday that has dogged the Catholic Church for two decades.<p>"I feel compelled to personally take on all the evil which some priests, quite a few in number, obviously not compared to …

Pope meets ex-sex slaves, denounces trafficking

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced human trafficking as a crime against humanity Thursday after meeting with four women who were trafficked …

China denies church ‘demolition campaign’ but says Christianity’s growth ‘excessive’

Communist Party in Zhejiang rejects claims of campaign against Protestant churches but one official describes Christianity’s growth as ‘excessive’<p>Communist officials in China have denied waging a “demolition campaign” against churches in the country’s most Christian regions, after reportedly …

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Vatican bank granted reprieve by Pope Francis after series of scandals

The Vatican bank is to stay in business despite speculation Pope Francis might close down the scandal-plagued institution. After months of investigation and consultation, the Vatican announced the pope had opted for a reform plan instead.<p>The bank, officially called the Institute for the Works of …

When Doctors Act on Tradition and Emotion Over New Science

This week a major journal published new recommendations for treating high blood pressure and cholesterol. But doctors are often reluctant to change old habits.<p>A series of new studies published in this week’s <i>Journal of the American Medical Association</i> underscore the complicated nature of new …

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Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A top Mormon leader reiterated the church's opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church's biannual general conference.<p>…