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Pope to meet United States bishops over abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington, said Tuesday that he expects to meet soon with Pope Francis to discuss the possibility of resigning. The letter comes after an extraordinary meeting held Labor Day weekend at which the cardinal talked with archdiocesan priests about the best way to address the mounting criticism, spurred by the release in August of a bombshell grand jury report outlining clergy abuse in Pennsylvania.



"They Are Civilians", Says Putin On UK Nerve Agent Poisoning Suspects

Alexander Petrov, left, and Ruslan Boshirov have been charged by British police with attempted murder. The two suspects named by the United Kingdom as being behind the Novichok poisonings have been found in Russian Federation. "There is nothing particularly criminal there, I assure you", he said. He said the government had exposed them as GRU operatives - and that is what they are.


Papadopoulos: Trump campaign officials 'fully aware' of Putin meeting efforts

Papadopoulos: Trump campaign officials 'fully aware' of Putin meeting efforts

In court papers, Breen wrote that during a March 2016 meeting attended by Papadopoulos , Trump nodded with approval at the idea, and then-Senator Jeff Sessions "appeared to like" it and said the campaign "should look into it". Stephanopoulos asked the couple about a Democratic National Committee lawsuit suggesting that Mifsud might be dead. Democrats have focused their questions on Papadopoulos , whom they were unable to interview for their own Russian Federation investigations ...


Vostok 2018 drills involving 300,000 troops kick off in Russian Federation

Vostok 2018 drills involving 300,000 troops kick off in Russian Federation

The start of the exercises coincided with a bilateral meeting between President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping at a forum in Valdivostok, where they vowed to fight attacks on their economies. China's participation will enhance its counterattack abilities and reinforce ties with Russia, Chinese government officials said Tuesday. Russia's military chief of staff says that the military exercises expected to be the biggest in three decades, will involve almost ...


S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

The 2017/2018 figures - to be announced by Police Minister Bheki Cele - will tell us more about the state of crime in the country and whether we are winning the fight against criminality or not. "The answer we must give is what should be done ... never again will we come to give such statistics ... it can not be that South Africans are put under such fear‚ stress‚" the minister said.



"Can't Crucify An Innocent": Congregation Backing For Rape Accused Priest

On a letter the nun has written to the Vatican demanding justice, Mulakkal said how the Vatican being a different nation-state intervene in police investigations. A court-monitored probe and preparation of a witness protection protocol for victims of sexual abuse are also demanded. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has summoned Kerala MLA P C George on September 20 for using abusive language against a nun who has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a bishop.