Tag Archives: Christianity

  • Pope Francis calls for world without nuclear weapons

    Pope Francis Sunday described the use of nuclear bombs as "a crime", as he took his appeal for an end to atomic weapons to Hiroshima in an emotional meeting with survivors. ...

  • Pope Francis admits sexual abuse of nuns by priests

    Pope Francis on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do more to fight the problem, the latest sign that there is no end in sigh ...

  • Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests

    Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life. ...

  • Christians should apologise to gay people: Pope Francis

    Pope Francis said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated. ...

  • Hardline Buddhists want Pope Francis to apologize

    A Buddhist group accused of instigating recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka says Pope Francis must apologize to Buddhists for Christian colonialism. ...

  • Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected pope Francis

    Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected in a surprise choice to be the new leader of the troubled Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday, and said he would take the name Francis I. ...

  • Papal conclave mired in scandals from past

    The clerical sex abuse scandals that dominated Benedict's eight years as pope have left several prelates due to take part in conclave facing questions over how they handled the affairs. ...

  • Pope to resign in historic move

    Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign because of old age, becoming the first pontiff in more than six centuries to step down. ...

  • Richard Dawkins and the Dalai Lama are both wrong about religion

    To some extent the distinction between religion and spirituality is clear. ...

  • Dalai Lama says he has “more freedom” to visit Christian and Muslim countries

    A Buddhist leader he may be, but the 14th Dalai Lama says he feels he has "more freedom to visit Christian and some Muslim countries than Buddhist ones." ...