Thursday, February 21, 2019

Vatican condemns ‘criminal’ sex abuse in Pennsylvania

Vatican condemns ‘criminal’ sex abuse in Pennsylvania The Holy See spoke out following a grand jury report in the US state. People gather in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican (Andrew Medichini/AP) The Vatican...

Driver clung to collapsed bridge praying he’d live ‘for unborn son’

Driver clung to collapsed bridge praying he'd live 'for unborn son' Machines have continued to sift through the bridge wreckage in the hope of finding survivors. Photo: Piero Cruciatti/Getty Images Remarkable footage has...

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis Donald Trump, meanwhile, has waded into the row over a jailed pastor that caused a crisis for the lira. Turkey’s finance chief has pledged...

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US papers join forces to fight president's rhetoric President Trump has repeatedly denounced some newspapers. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Hundreds of US newspapers yesterday launched a co-ordinated defence of press freedom and a stinging...

Two women to face trial over murder of Kim’s half-brother

Two women to face trial over murder of Kim's half-brother Doan Thi Huong is escorted as she leaves Shah Alam High Court. Photo: Yam G-Jun/AP A Malaysian court ruled yesterday that the trial...

‘Dr Bumbum’ charged with murder over op

'Dr Bumbum' charged with murder over op Brazilian “celebrity” surgeon Dr Denis Cesar Barros Furtado. Photo: AP A celebrity plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has been charged with murdering one of his...

Earth-like planets ‘to be found in our galaxy’

Earth-like planets 'to be found in our galaxy' Planets like ours may be close The Earth is "pretty normal" as far as the universe goes and there could be many more planets like...

9 rib-tickling witticisms for National Tell a Joke Day

9 rib-tickling witticisms for National Tell a Joke Day ‘How many editors does it take to change a lightbulb?’ Humour was out in force on National Tell a Joke Day (Luke MacGregor/PA) It’s not...

‘These crimes shake the spirit of believers,’ Pope Francis admits

'These crimes shake the spirit of believers,' Pope Francis admits Pope Francis. Photo: REUTERS The Vatican last night broke its silence on the latest clerical scandal to rock America, condemning the sex abuse...

Remains found in US desert compound are those of missing boy

Remains found in US desert compound are those of missing boy Abdul-ghani Wahhaj went missing in Georgia but was identified at the New Mexico compound. An aerial view shows a makeshift compound (Brian...

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Top cardinals must stay away from the papal visit – victims

Top cardinals must stay away from the papal visit - victims US report accuses clerics of sex abuse cover-up Pope Francis greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl (l),...

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