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  1. News - China - RELIGION

    China court jails Christian pastor for 12 years

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:16pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... said. Zhang Shaojie of the Nanle County Christian Church in Henan province was convicted of fraud and of gathering crowds to disturb public order, according to lawyer Yang Xingquan. Zhang’s ... rapid growth in the number of Christians. “In the eyes of the authorities, Christianity is growing too fast there, and Pastor Zhang was too influential,” Yang said. Zhang was convicted ...

  2. News - World - RELIGION

    Kate Kelly, leader of Mormon women group, says she is excommunicated from Church

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01am by AFP

    ... on Sunday. The panel convicted her of the charge of apostasy, she said, and has decided to excommunicate her, the most serious punishment that can be levied by a Church court. Kelly, who has ...

  3. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope apologises to victims of sex abuse by priests abuse for ‘sins and grave crimes’

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:46pm by AGENCIES

    ... A historic first trial against a former ambassador to the Vatican is expected to take place after Polish archbishop Jozef Wesolowski- former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic- was convicted ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Forger of Nina Wang's will Peter Chan compares self to apostle in letter

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:57pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com/a Will forger Peter Chan likens himself to apostle Convicted forger and self-styled fung shui master Peter Chan Chun-chuen has compared himself to the apostle St Peter in a letter addressed to his late mother. In the letter, which he sent after being denied permission to leave Stanley Prison to attend her funeral, he also reiterates his denial ...

  5. News - World - RELIGION

    No Russia invite for Pope Francis during Putin's Vatican visit

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 03:34pm by Associated Press

    ... The Italian Senate is due to vote tomorrow on whether to kick him out of parliament following his tax-fraud conviction. It remains unclear whether Berlusconi will show his old friend the “Putin bed” ...

  6. News - China - RELIGION

    Be more tolerant of traditional faiths, Xi Jinping urges Communist Party

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:28am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... of 78 a day - were convicted of graft or dereliction of duty, according to a Supreme Court report to parliament in March. Xi intensified an anti-corruption campaign when he became party ...

  7. News - World - RELIGION

    Vatican hits back over corruption and blackmail claims

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the Vatican hierarchy, in parallel with a police inquiry into a scandal known as "Vatileaks". Benedict's butler Paolo Gabriele was arrested, convicted and later pardoned by the pope ...

  8. News - World - RELIGION

    Atheists' move ends Christmas tradition in Santa Monica, prompts churches to sue

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Los Angeles

    ... In the past, atheists primarily fought to uphold the separation of church and state through the courts. The change underscores the conviction held by many non-believers that their views are gaining ...

  9. News - World - RELIGION

    US bishop fined for failing to report priest's photos of children

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Bishop guilty of failing to report child abuse US Bishop Robert Finn has been found guilty of failing to report suspected child abuse, becoming the highest-ranking US Catholic Church official convicted in clergy sex abuse scandals. Jackson County Circuit Court Judge John Torrence issued the ruling in Kansas City, Missouri, on Thursday after Finn, 59, ...

  10. News - World - RELIGION

    British Christians take complaints to European court

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 09:01am by Agence France-Presse in Strasbourg, France

    ... as a result of their Christian values. Two of the four lost their jobs over their conviction that homosexual relationships are contrary to God’s law and that it is incompatible with their religion ...



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