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Catholic Church To Build Cathedral At 1930 Prison In Rwanda

Catholic Church To Build Cathedral At 1930 Prison In Rwanda

After years of speculation about what next for the premises formerly occupied by Nyarugenge Prison, popularly known as ‘1930’ the expansive prime property is set to accommodate what could be the country’s biggest Catholic cathedral. Located in Kigali’s Central Business District, the facility is one of the oldest buildings in Kigali and among the oldest […]

Former Catholic Charity Workers Accused Of Stealing Funds Meant For Homeless Citizens

Former Catholic Charity Workers Accused Of Stealing Funds Meant For Homeless Citizens

Federal prosecutors have accused former Minnesota charity workers and their friends of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars originally set aside to help the homeless. The heartless scam could have bilked Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis of $750,000, the nonprofit said in a statement ― money that state and local governments had given the charity for […]

Pope Francis Urges Predator Priests To Turn Themselves In And Face Justice

Pope Francis Urges Predator Priests To Turn Themselves In And Face Justice

Pope Francis has urged priests who have raped and molested children to turn themselves in and prepare for “divine justice,” in his strongest condemnations yet of the Roman Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis. The pope pledged Friday that the church would “never again” cover up or dismiss sexual abuse cases. “To those who abuse minors […]

Pope Francis Proclaims Teresa Of Calcutta A Saint

Pope Francis Proclaims Teresa Of Calcutta A Saint

Pope Francis proclaimed Mother Teresa of Calcutta a saint of the Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, 19 years after her death.               Thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square applauded as the tiny nun known as the “saint of the gutters” in her lifetime was officially elevated to join […]