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The decision by the High Court of Australia comes nearly a year after a unanimous jury found Cardinal George Pell guilty of molesting two 13-year-old choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral in the late 1990s, shortly after Pell became archbishop of Australia's second-largest city.Pope Francis's former finance minister was sentenced...
Rob Flello has told Premier he is worried about Christians' future in politics and will now not vote for the Lib Dems.He's also seeking legal advice about his treatment.Flello was stood down as the prospective parliamentary candidate for Stoke-on-Trent in the election, 36 hours after he was voted in...
Some £1,000 raised for the Royal British Legion was stolen from St Andrew's Church, Backwell after thieves smashed down the door of the rectory and stole keys to access the main church building before breaking into the safe.Donations were made by more than 300 members of the congregation at...
Data from Stewardship - an organisation supporting over 250,000 people in missionary projects - shows most full-time volunteers in Christian ministry forgo basic needs and fail to meet financial demands throughout the year.Chief generosity officer Daniel Jones told Premier there's a broad range of reasons workers can struggle to...
The Internet Watch Foundation made the call ahead of a conference led by the Pope in Vatican City on Thursday to focus on fighting the problem.Susie Hargreaves, chief executive of the Cambridge-based charity which works to remove images and videos of child abuse from the internet, said religious leaders...
Prof Kate Tunstall, the interim provost of Worcester College, came under fire from students over a series of decisions about the customs practised at formal hall.This provoked an angry response from Worcester College's junior common room (JCR), who held a referendum on the issue. The overwhelming majority of students...
As the Labour leader was entering the Heart of Scotstoun community centre in Glasgow on Wednesday, he stopped to tell reporters about a scarf he was wearing, which had been given to him by representatives of the Who Cares Scotland charity.But he was interrupted by Richard Cameron, the minister...
Some events in Pell's career and the criminal case:July 16, 1996: Auxiliary Bishop George Pell is appointed Archbishop of Melbourne. He molests two choirboys that December inside St Patrick's Cathedral, according to testimony from one of the victims. ...
Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence walk off of Air Force 2 on Oct. 10, 2019 in Minneapolis. Karen Pence is in the news as she increases her role in the 2020 presidential campaign. In an interview with USA Today, she was asked about her decision to...
In a letter addressed to teachers and school staff members in Waterford City and County in Ireland last month, Most Rev Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore described yoga as un-Christian and not suitable for students.He wrote: "I have been asked by several people to say a word...
Rev Simon Bone wrote to the Bishop of Truro resigning as priest in charge."I am deeply sorry for the hurt and upset that I have caused to everyone, but especially to my family," he wrote. ...
According to US entertainment news site TMZ, the US rapper will have a 20-30 minute conversation with Pastor Osteen during Lakewood Church's 11am service.TMZ said West, who recently released his first Christian album, Jesus is King, will discuss how he has "overcome significant adversity in his life". ...
Three people have been arrested.The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to North Street in Barking, east London, at 7.24pm on Monday following reports of a stabbing. ...
By Sam Rainer Church leaders should love their churches where they are now, not where they wish their congregations could be in the future. That’s a given, or at least should be. But what about the community? Church leaders should love their communities as much as their churches. Granted, some...
A spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure, performed at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, for a subdural haematoma, or blood on the brain surface.Mr Carter, 95, will remain in hospital for observation, said Deanna Congileo, his spokeswoman at the Carter Centre. ...
Jarrod McKenna from Cornerstone Church, Perth, set out on the 31st October to walk the 499km border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and pray ahead of the UK's exit from the EU.An open border has been in place between the two countries allowing free passage of...
The new building at the Methodist Church in Baildon is believed to be the first of its kind in Britain to be built to standards that reduce its ecological footprint and produce 'ultra-low energy emissions.'Enhanced insulation, electricity-generating panels and triple-glazing have all been incorporated into the build in order...
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