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  1. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis declares predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in historic double canonisation

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vatican City Two popes to celebrate mass for sainthoods Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday in front of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims celebrating two 20th century giants of the Roman Catholic Church. Cheers and applause rang out across St Peter’s Square after the historic double canonisation as many in the crowd fixed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1497969/benedict-xvi-join-pope-francis-canonisation-predecessors
  2. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Pope Francis heads to South Korea with message of peace

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 02:50am by AFP

    ... Korea for a historic one-day visit in May, hoped the pope would bring about "a great miracle" for dialogue between the two Koreas. The Vatican ruled out reports that the pope may pray ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570955/pope-francis-heads-south-korea-message-peace
  3. News - World - RELIGION

    In historic first, Vatican to face UN inquiry on sex abuse cases

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:20pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in the Vatican City The Vatican is gearing up for a bruising showdown over the global priest sex abuse scandal, forced to defend itself publicly for the first time against allegations it enabled the rape of thousands of children by protec ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1406190/historic-first-vatican-face-un-inquiry-sex-abuse-cases
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549219/pope-apologises-victims-sex-abuse-priests-abuse-sins-and-grave-crimes
  5. News - China Insider - RELIGION

    Property development plan to merge monasteries with a nunnery draws ire in Nanchang

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 06:12pm by Chris Luo

    ... has been fighting hard to preserve the temple’s title. “My master has passed away. With the temple gone, how can I ever face him,” Chi was quoted as saying by the Beijing Times. The Nanchang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1536216/property-development-plan-merge-monasteries-nunnery-draws-ire
  6. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis calls for urgent steps to be taken to end Syrian war

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:26am by AFP

    ... in Syria, has accelerated a historic decline in the region's Christian population. The pope will also travel to Israel and the occupied West Bank, where peace talks broke down two weeks ago ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519336/pope-francis-calls-urgent-steps-be-taken-send-syrian-war
  7. News - World - RELIGION

    Satanists see chance for a public statue in righteous Oklahoma

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:53pm by AP

    ... of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit seeking its removal. But the New York-based Satanic Temple saw an opportunity. It notified the state's Capitol Preservation Commission ... taste and consistent with community standards," Greaves wrote in letter to state officials. "Our proposed monument, as an homage to the historic/literary Satan, will certainly abide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1376949/satanists-see-chance-public-statue-righteous-oklahoma
  8. News - World - RELIGION

    Two popes canonised at single Vatican ceremony attended by Pope Francis and predecessor Benedict

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AGENCIES

    ... Square after the historic double canonisation as many in the crowd fixed their gaze on huge tapestries of the two popes on the facade of the basilica behind Francis. The mass was also attended ... that stretched from St Peter's Square to the Tiber River and beyond. "This is such a historic moment," marvelled the Reverend Victor Perez, who brought a group from the John Paul High ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498614/two-popes-canonised-single-vatican-ceremony-attended-pope-francis-and
  9. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Historic papal vote for Hong Kong's Cardinal John Tong Hon

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 04:18am by Stuart Lau, Jennifer Cheng

    ... Stuart Lau and Jennifer Cheng HK cardinal 'to vote as God wants' The Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal John Tong Hon, will make history by becoming the first Hongkonger to vote for a pope. Whom he votes for will be his and God’s decision, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1149090/historic-papal-vote-hong-kongs-cardinal-john-tong-hon
  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Rome braces for double canonisation as hundreds of thousands flock city

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Historic day for Vatican will see two popes become saints before a crowd of 800,000 pilgrims Rome set for double canonisation Rome is preparing for hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and dozens of foreign delegations visiting the Vatican on Sunday for the double canonisation of popes John Paul II and John XXIII. Italy's interior ministry said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496043/rome-braces-double-canonisation-hundreds-thousands-flock-city

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