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Pope Francis Summons Bishops for Summit on Preventing Clergy Sex Abuse

Pope Francis Summons Bishops for Summit on Preventing Clergy Sex Abuse

Cardinal DiNardo requested the meeting with Pope Francis in order to discuss the allegations in Viganò's letter which, he said in a statement , deserve answers. In July, McCarrick became the first cardinal to resign in nearly 100 years after American church officials said allegations that he had sexually abused a 16-year-old boy almost 50 years ago were credible and substantiated.


U.S. mulls China sanctions over Muslim abuses

U.S. mulls China sanctions over Muslim abuses

The State Department on Tuesday expressed concern following reports of mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, which has prompted worldwide outcry. The rights watchdog said that 1 million people are being held in detention camps, where Turkic Muslims are being forced to learn Mandarin Chinese, sing praises of the Chinese Communist Party, and memorize rules applicable primarily to Turkic Muslims.


Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed

Elizabeth Smart upset one of her kidnappers to be freed

Barzee's attorney contended that Ms. Barzee's federal sentence should run concurrently with her state sentence and therefore the Board had miscalculated the end of Ms. "Upon further review and advice from legal counsel, the Board must count time spent in federal custody toward Ms. Barzee's state sentence", Greg Johnson, the board's director of administrative services said in a statement .


Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors

Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors

Pope Francis will meet leaders of the US Catholic Church at the Vatican today, after a high profile accusation that the pontiff covered up sexual abuse allegations against an American cardinal . Wuerl submitted his resignation three years ago, but stayed on working at the Vatican's request. The same day also saw the announcement that the US delegation would be headed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops , and will also include Francis' top sex ...


A ‘mass shooting’ in Bakersfield as a husband turns on his wife

A ‘mass shooting’ in Bakersfield as a husband turns on his wife

The suspect then left the trucking company and went to a nearby home on Breckenridge Road where he confronted a man and a women before shooting them to death. The suspect went with his wife together to the business to confront the man, he added. He then carjacked a woman who was driving her child. "We believe it's possibly a domestic violence incident".


20,000 pallets of water bottles found unused on Puerto Rico runway

20,000 pallets of water bottles found unused on Puerto Rico runway

The mayor of Ceiba, Angel Cruz Ramos, told CNN he's grateful for the generosity, but believes that too much water was delivered at the wrong time. On Thursday, Mr Trump wrote in a pair of tweets that Democrats were attacking him "when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico".