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Pope Francis Accepts Bishop Juan Barros’ Resignation Amid Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

Pope Francis Accepts Bishop Juan Barros’ Resignation Amid Child Sexual Abuse Scandal

Taking over as in Barros' stead is Bishop Jorge Enrique Conchua Cayuqueo, O.F.M., auxiliary bishop of Santiago , who will serve as apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Osorno. Fernando Karadima . He later apologised to victims, following criticism from Cardinal Sean O'Malley, a Vatican pointman on clerical sex abuse. An worldwide family rally the Catholic Church is hosting in Ireland will feature workshops on hot-button issues facing Catholic families, including protecting children ...



You Can Do It! Skyscraper-Climbing US Raccoon Transfixes Twitter

According to Minnesota Public Radio , the raccoon was first spotted on a small ledge of a nearby building, where it huddled all day and night. The raccoon then steadily ascended UBS Tower, taking the time to groom itself and lay down along the way.


Athens, Skopje Reach Agreement on Constitutional Name of Macedonia

Athens, Skopje Reach Agreement on Constitutional Name of Macedonia

Greece had long demanded that Macedonia change or modify its name to avoid any claim to the territory and heritage of the region, the birthplace of Alexander the Great. According to reports this will most likely take place at Prespes in northern Greece on Saturday. "Accepting the "Macedonian language" and the "Macedonian ethnicity" constitute a non-acceptable national concession", he said on his official Twitter account.



Dancing FBI agent turns self in to Denver police, booked into jail

Denver police said last week that the agent could face possible charges pending the results of lab testing to determine if alcohol was a factor. As he picks up the gun from the floor, it fires. All of a sudden from the knee down it became completely red. Spokeswoman Amy Sanders said: "The FBI will continue to fully cooperate with the Denver Police Department and the Denver District Attorney's Office as this matter proceeds through the judicial process".


Trump and Trudeau blame each other for spat at G7 summit

Trump and Trudeau blame each other for spat at G7 summit

Mr. Trump lashed out at Trudeau on Twitter over the weekend . "And that's a very profitable answer, if we have to do it", Trump said . He added, "Canadians, we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around". Mocked for cultural gaffes on a recent trip to India, and slammed by others for his efforts in renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement at Trump's behest, Trudeau has also been attacked by the left-wing for his decision to nationalize an oil ...


Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Sir Kenny who managed Liverpool at the time of the Hillsborough disaster, said he was "hugely proud to have accepted the accolade" for services to football, charity and the City of Liverpool. Some of the Gold Coast and Tweed residents who have added an "OAM" (Medal of the Order of Australia) to their name are volunteer art teacher Christine Moran, 2001 Chiropractor of the Year Dennis Richards, former RSL president John Brookes and long-time volunteer Edna Gorton.