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Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a sp...

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal

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Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse ...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Pope Francis 'not afraid' of schism with US Catholics The pope has responded to attacks from conservative Catholics who criticize his stance on social issues and climate change. He accused some of stabbin...
05:01, 09/11/2019

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Bei...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according t...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up...
05:32, 09/10/2019

Don't send a 'bishop to the crime scene': Church sex abuse survivors blast Pope Francis' new law on reporting Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law on reporting of clergy sex abuse. Survivors say the church still doesn't get it.    ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling w...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvan...
11:32, 06/01/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge war...
00:16, 06/10/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman tha...
14:16, 06/16/2019

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvan...
18:48, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Traveling pope urges ‘revolution of charity’ SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Bulgaria (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pope Francis called for a “revolution of ...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of th...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties...
15:32, 05/05/2019

Pope honors Mauritius diversity, urges ethnical development Pope Francis has arrived in the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius to celebrate its diversity, encourage a more ethical development and honor a 19th cen...
12:01, 09/09/2019

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world...
00:00, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering lo...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the v...
16:48, 05/18/2019

| Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims Pope Francis, on the first full day of his visit to Mozambique, has heaped praise on a peace deal between government and rebels and offered solidarity...
02:48, 09/08/2019

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The ...
16:16, 06/02/2019

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have mor...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward...
22:32, 06/14/2019

UK's New PM urges EU rethink on Brexit deal New PM Boris Johnson has called on the European Union to "rethink" its refusal to renegotiate the Brexit deal, as he pledged to throw all his energy i...
20:32, 07/25/2019

Germany urges Iran to uphold nuclear deal The German government urged Iran to uphold the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said on Monday...
13:16, 06/17/2019

| US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transf...
00:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other go...
10:48, 05/13/2019

SMMT urges next PM to seek automotive-focused Brexit deal UK manufacturing sector stands to lose £50,000 per minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit Car industry bosses have called on the UK’s next prime min...
12:32, 06/25/2019

MEMA urges passage of North American trade deal The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, a major U.S. auto parts industry group, threw its weight behind President Trump's rewrite of the No...
06:00, 05/03/2019

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Vote for the deal, then it's done and we can move on, Philip Hammond urges Brexiteers Philip Hammond has an uncharacteristic spring in his step. For so long the Chancellor has unkindly been branded the Eeyore of Cabinet, a glum bookkeep...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Trump urges House Republicans to back U.S. government spending deal Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation's borrowing auth...
18:00, 07/25/2019

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their oppositio...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Mexico urges U.S. to ratify new NAFTA deal: ‘We want that free trade agreement’ The leaders of Mexico, the U.S. and Canada signed the new trade agreement last year after a long negotiation, but it requires ratification in each cou...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest Lebanon's president called on Tuesday for approval of the 2019 draft budget by the end of May in order to launch long-stalled economic reforms, though...
16:32, 04/30/2019

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt...
00:32, 07/24/2019

Prashant Bhushan Urges Supreme Court To Review Rafale Deal Order Superme Court lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan on Thursday told the top court that its judgement in the Rafale deal issue should be recalled and r...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Kremlin blames U.S. for Iran nuclear deal roll-back, urges restraint The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Iran had been provoked into rolling back some of the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal due to external pressure which i...
13:48, 05/08/2019

Trump urges May to 'stick around' to finalise 'very, very substantial' US-UK trade deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the second day of President Trump’s state visit to Britain and his pres...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump urges UK government to send Nigel Farage into Brexit negotiations and go for no deal Donald Trump has called on Britain to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels refuses to meet its demands as he urged the Government to send in Nigel ...
12:16, 06/02/2019

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- se...
16:16, 07/15/2019

The battle at 140: Which champion can unify the division? Ahead of Hooker-Ramirez on July 27, the junior welterweight division is basically a four-man tournament for unification. Which fighter at 140 has the ...
00:32, 07/25/2019

USB4 is coming soon and will (mostly) unify USB and Thunderbolt Enlarge (credit: Wikideas1) This Tuesday, the USB Implementers Forum published the official USB4 protocol specification. If your initial reaction wa...
07:00, 09/06/2019

President Donald Trump urges House to pass budget deal, suspend debt ceiling The House will vote Thursday on a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off ...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Canelo outpoints Jacobs to further unify division In a competitive fight, Canelo Alvarez built up an early lead and held off Daniel Jacobs in a close unanimous decision to unify three middleweight tit...
09:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: US Catholics welcome abuse reporting protocol VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on new church laws regarding sex abuse reporting issued Thursday by Pope Francis (all times local): 4 p.m. The head of ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Nurmagomedov makes Poirier tap to unify UFC lightweight title Khabib Nurmagomedov unified the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title with a third-round submission win over interim champion Dustin Poirie...
09:48, 09/08/2019

| Alvarez outpoints Jacobs to unify middleweight titles Saul "Canelo" Alvarez earned a unanimous decision victory over Daniel Jacobs in a fight that pitted two of the world's top middleweights against each ...
09:32, 05/05/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics hold 1st Sunday Mass since attacks The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 ...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of...
06:32, 05/05/2019

Four Catholics killed in another Burkina Faso church attack Unidentified assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, a bishop said on Tuesday, the third ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Southern California Catholics to unite in mass for immigrants Catholics across Southern California are being called to pray for immigrants at a special mass amid a contentious immigration climate that has seen ch...
15:00, 09/06/2019

Robot priests more acceptable to Protestants than Catholics, says professor Can AI create better priests? Are we prepared to worship via machines rather than fallible humans? A Villanova University professor believes a post-hu...
22:32, 09/20/2019

Panoramic raises $35 million to unify and model marketing data Panoramic, a startup developing a robust marketing data modeling and analytics solution, today emerged from stealth with $35 million in funding.Read M...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in Americ...
17:16, 07/03/2019

Washington, Silicon Valley Struggle to Unify on Protecting Elections A recent meeting between U.S. national-security officials and Silicon Valley executives shows how the two sides aren’t unified on how best to combat f...
18:49, 09/13/2019

Trump announces deal with Canada, Mexico to scrap ‘major’ tariffs; urges Congress to approve 3-nation trade agreement WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump announces deal with Canada, Mexico to scrap ‘major’ tariffs; urges Congress to approve 3-nation trade agreement....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Catholics hold traditional Whit Monday ceremony in Germany BERLIN (AP) — Women in traditional white dresses have carried a centuries-old statue of the Virgin Mary to mark Whit Monday in an annual ritual in the...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Sri Lanka: Catholics attend first Sunday Mass in capital since bombings Sri Lankan Catholics have attended their first regular Mass in Colombo since bomb attacks by suspected jihadis on Easter Sunday. Catholic schools are ...
14:48, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka’s churches shut, Catholics celebrate Mass at home Sri Lanka’s Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics and Muslims deeply divided by terror attacks Muslims and Catholics have lived together peacefully for centuries in Sri Lanka. But the two communities have become divided by suspicion and anger af...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka's Catholics cancel Mass over 'specific attack threat' Catholic services are being canceled in Sri Lanka for a second weekend. The move comes after government warnings that there could be a repeat of the E...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass After Easter Attacks Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks t...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Catholics blast Chirlane McCray over city statue snub Catholics want Chirlane McCray to repent. The faithful raised holy hell this week after The Post reported the first lady’s “She Built NYC” program for...
15:48, 08/18/2019

Ringside Seat: Lomachenko's quest to unify division continues against Campbell Vasiliy Lomachenko's goal is to unify the lightweight division, and against Luke Campbell on Saturday, he has a chance to add one more belt to his col...
20:48, 08/30/2019

Komatsu Australia leveraging cloud to unify data and maximise machine use Komatsu has deployed Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, combined with Discovery Hub and Power BI, to help process its vast amount of data....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Ringside Seat: Will Canelo unify three titles? Can Jacobs score an upset? Canelo Alvarez is looking to become the first Mexican fighter to unify three world titles. Daniel Jacobs wants to crash the party, but can he rely on ...
17:16, 05/03/2019

Canelo Álvarez outpoints Daniel Jacobs to unify middleweight titles Álvarez wins decision by scores of 116-112 and 115-113 (twice)Canelo defeats Jacobs to unify middleweight titles – live!Canelo Álvarez won a close and...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday &#...
17:16, 06/10/2019

As satanic groups rise, Vatican opens up exorcism summit to non-Catholics With a rise in reported demonic possessions and devil worship in the era of social media, the Roman Catholic Church opened its doors to non-Catholics ...
23:32, 05/10/2019

A week after deadly attacks, Sri Lankan Catholics celebrate Mass at home Police said Sunday that 48 people had been arrested in the previous 24 hours in connection with the Easter bombings. The father and two brothers of th...
05:00, 04/29/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and br...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Saul Alvarez Outpoints Daniel Jacobs To Unify Middleweight World Titles Saul Alvarez kept his World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association titles and seized Jacobs' International Boxing Federation belt in a bout that ...
13:00, 05/05/2019

Canelo Álvarez and Daniel Jacobs out to unify titles in Cinco de Mayo showdown The odd lack of buzz around Saturday’s middleweight unification fight is more at the feet of broadcaster DAZN than the matchup, which is one of the be...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov Remains Terrifyingly Good, Submits Dustin Poirier To Unify Lightweight Championship Eleven months after his prior title defense against Conor McGregor—and the post-match brawl that led to a lengthy suspension—Khabib Nurmagomedov reass...
03:48, 09/08/2019

Ex-Mormon bishop given 4 months in sex abuse of teenage boy WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) — A former bishop with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been sentenced to four months in jail after being fo...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The head of West Virginia’s Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a “consistent...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just w...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Ex-Episcopal bishop who killed bicyclist gets out of prison A former Episcopal bishop who fatally struck a bicyclist while drunk and texting behind the wheel more than four years ago has been released from a Ma...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a ...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder would rather unify titles than fight Fury again, Usyk confirms October 12 ding-dong with Spong Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury doesn't really want to rematch him next year, and Oleksandr Usyk will officially make his heavyweight debut on October ...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coa...
08:33, 09/11/2019

Archbishop didn’t tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bishop appointed by the Vatican to investigate the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in West Virginia now has hi...
21:32, 06/08/2019

Blues force Game 7 with 4-1 win over Stars, stunned Bishop DALLAS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored in a 33-second span of the third period for St. Louis that knocked Dallas goaltender Ben Bishop ou...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formal...
21:16, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Bishop wins GOP primary in NC special election RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican primary election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Rep...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Bishop to perform exorcism on entire city from helicopter A Catholic bishop in Colombia is going to new heights in efforts to perform an exorcism: He plans to spray holy water over an entire city from a helic...
19:48, 07/11/2019

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J...
03:32, 06/10/2019

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope ...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted"...
07:16, 05/18/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Prov...
03:16, 06/03/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for childr...
04:32, 06/03/2019

Priest begs gays not to leave church over bishop's tweet A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not s...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Stars' Ben Bishop more than makes up for bad goal in 2-1 victory against Blues Ben Bishop made 38 saves to overcome puckhandling error as the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Friday night to take a 3-2 series lead. ...
08:48, 05/04/2019

Free up church land for therapeutic gardening, says bishop of Carlisle Bishop plants idea of using Church of England plots to benefit homeless people and those feeling isolated or lonelyChurches should offer their green s...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Bishop Kearney High School in Brooklyn is closing this summer An all-girls Catholic high school in Brooklyn will shut down permanently this summer after nearly six decades, according to administrators who cited f...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Hailee Steinfeld May Play Kate Bishop in Hawkeye Series Hailee Steinfeld is reportedly being eyed to play Kate Bishop in the Disney+ limited series Hawkeye, which will see Jeremy Renner's Clint Barton / Haw...
07:48, 09/10/2019

It looks like Hailee Steinfeld will be Kate Bishop in Disney+'s Hawkeye show According to Variety, Hailee Steinfeld has been “offered” a lead role in Disney+’s Hawkeye TV show, and if she accepts that offer (or if she counters ...
08:16, 09/10/2019

Seattle's Braden Bishop hospitalized due to lacerated spleen Mariners outfielder Braden Bishop has been hospitalized in Seattle after suffering a lacerated spleen from being hit by a pitch last week while playin...
23:48, 06/06/2019

'Bathroom bill' sponsor Bishop wins N. Carolina GOP primary A state senator best known as the sponsor of a headline-grabbing "bathroom bill" that voided anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people won Tuesd...
04:16, 05/15/2019

South Dakota bishop to lead Saginaw diocese in Michigan SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Catholic bishop in South Dakota has been selected as the new bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw in Michigan. The diocese announc...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Hawkeye Series to Introduce Kate Bishop, Out Autumn 2021 on Disney+ The Hawkeye series is happening. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Jeremy Renner's time as Ronin will b...
08:32, 07/21/2019

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made b...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican Nati...
01:00, 09/12/2019

Salesforce announces a Customer Data Platform to unify all marketing data The goal is to create one view of the customer, regardless of whether customers are connecting via web, social, mobile, phone, in-store, and so on.Rea...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Watch: Jordan Binnington throws jab at Stars' Jamie Benn, slashes Ben Bishop St. Louis Blues rookie goaltender Jordan Binnington lost his cool toward the end of the second period in Game 4 against the Dallas Stars on Wednesday ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop injured on shot, and St. Louis Blues score while he is down Blues defenseman Colton Parayko's big shot hit Stars goalie Ben Bishop in the collarbone; St. Louis kept control of puck and scored with Bishop d...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest ag...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Blues Drop Stars Goalie Ben Bishop With Puck To The Collarbone, Score Over His Writhing Body Even with the final score being 4-1, Game 6 between the Blues and Stars on Sunday was not without controversy. With about 12 minutes remaining in the ...
02:16, 05/06/2019

Dallas Stars' Ben Bishop, struck in collarbone by puck, allows controversial goal as Game 7 looms A controversial goal late in Game 6 between the St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars was the talking point after the Blues won the game, 4-1, to force a G...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted...
21:16, 07/30/2019

State Sen. Dan Bishop, sponsor of ‘bathroom bill,’ wins GOP primary in redo of North Carolina congressional election RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State Sen. Dan Bishop, sponsor of ‘bathroom bill,’ wins GOP primary in redo of North Carolina congressional election....
05:16, 05/15/2019

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former...
20:16, 07/20/2019

From the archive: What would you do if you were Pope? It’s January 1970, and Bob Smyth is asking prominent Catholics – Auberon Waugh, Peregrine Worsthorne – an almighty questionFor the Observer Magazine o...
10:48, 09/01/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe...
21:32, 05/05/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taug...
03:00, 06/06/2019

Pope Says It’s ‘an Honor That the Americans Attack Me’ En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new ...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Pope Francis: ‘I Pray There Are No Schisms’ In an airborne news conference, Francis said that his conservative critics denounce him for saying the same things as Pope — now Saint — John Paul II,...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Pope Francis to Appoint 13 New Cardinals The pope named 13 men whom he would appoint as cardinals next month, with the choices highlighting some of his signature concerns: the developing worl...
18:00, 09/01/2019

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has al...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush  ...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing th...
13:00, 05/12/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday confere...
19:00, 05/25/2019

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since the...
21:32, 09/07/2019

‘It was like meeting the Pope’: how Peppa Pig became a £1bn global phenomenon Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. W...
10:16, 05/16/2019

Pope: It’s OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing th...
12:48, 05/12/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now t...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Pope ordaining 19 men to priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ordaining 19 men to the priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica. Most of them are Italians, but other seminarians...
10:32, 05/12/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned suc...
19:32, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necess...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Deforestation must be seen as global threat: pope in Madagascar Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and reduction in biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since th...
13:00, 09/07/2019

Paolo Sorrentino Interview on Loro, The New Pope The 'Loro' and 'New Pope' director Paolo Sorrentino talked to GQ about recreating Silvio Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties and Jude Law's white Speed...
21:03, 09/20/2019

Mummification in Christianity: The Incredible Exploding Pope Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) exploded in 1956.  To understand why this occurred, it is necessary to explore the (Catholic and Orthodox) Christian p...
14:16, 09/05/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to...
00:16, 06/04/2019

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allies...
11:16, 09/05/2019

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Keane: 'I don’t care if it’s Ferguson or the Pope, you’re going to defend yourself' "Roy Keane has reignited his war of words with Sir Alex Ferguson by claiming the legendary Manchester United manager only acted in his best interest."...
21:00, 09/05/2019

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of chea...
20:16, 04/29/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is...
08:48, 05/04/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is getting ready to spend two days in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest member and a country with an unreceptive climate for migrant...
08:32, 05/05/2019

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer ...
17:49, 07/06/2019

Pope Francis hails peace in postwar Mozambique The leader of the Catholic Church has urged Mozambique's political leaders to uphold peace and tone down divisive rhetoric. The country is hoping to a...
04:32, 09/06/2019

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes am...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has demanded obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful af...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources Pope Francis has denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar’s unique natural resources as he opened a visit to the Indian Ocean nati...
10:01, 09/07/2019

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarri...
01:48, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Pope celebrates communion for Bulgarian children SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Pope Francis is ministering to Bulgaria’...
12:00, 05/06/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians li...
13:48, 06/22/2019

Madagascar: Pope Francis holds mass for 1 million The pontiff has urged the crowd to build history "in complete respect for the earth and its gifts." Around 1 million people gathered to hear Francis s...
04:48, 09/09/2019

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Pope encourages North Macedonia’s EU integration SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Pope Francis is seeking to enco...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 peo...
21:48, 08/04/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead ...
17:32, 06/06/2019

| Million turn out for Pope Francis Madagascar mass An estimated one million people gathered at Madagascar's Soamandrakizay stadium in the capital on Sunday to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second l...
14:00, 09/08/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extens...
17:16, 07/07/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday t...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of W...
04:16, 05/29/2019

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purpos...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
20:16, 08/25/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether wome...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November Pope Francis will visit Asia in November and will be the first pope in nearly four decades to make a trip to Thailand and Japan, Vatican sources said....
11:48, 09/13/2019

Pope tells Roma and Sinti people that he suffers with them VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has received and prayed with hundreds of Roma and Sinti people and told them that he suffers when he reads about abus...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside agai...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Pope gets stuck in elevator, apologizes to Vatican crowd The Pope apologises to the crowds in St Peter's Square after getting trapped in the Vatican lift. It took the fire brigade 25 minutes to free Fra...
01:00, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempt...
22:32, 05/09/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops ...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through hum...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican Pontiff apologises for arriving late to St Peter’s Square and says he was freed by firefightersPope Francis has said he got stuck in a lift for 25 min...
19:00, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis gets trapped in broken Vatican elevator ​Pope Francis was late for his weekly address on Sunday after he got stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes and had to be rescued by firefighters. He apo...
20:32, 09/01/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that...
16:16, 08/10/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming t...
16:32, 06/10/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warmi...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
15:48, 07/23/2019

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukra...
12:01, 06/06/2019

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Pe...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Cat...
12:48, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's squar...
01:32, 07/01/2019

Pope's ex-student to welcome his mentor to Madagascar quarry 'cathedral' Three times a year, Father Pedro Opeka celebrates Mass in a vast grey quarry in the hills above Madagascar's capital. This week, he will welcome his o...
11:32, 09/02/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Ar...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Pope’s Thailand visit will also be a family reunion The first papal visit to Thailand in 35 years is a particularly special occasion for the Pope's second cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori. (Sept. 13)...
11:48, 09/13/2019

On Plane to Africa, Pope Shrugs Off His American Critics En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new ...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Pope Orders Officials to Shrink Budget Deficit Pope Francis ordered top Vatican officials to close a widening budget deficit at the Holy See and stop poorly managed spending and investments from un...
22:32, 09/03/2019

The Latest: Orthodox Christian hardliner slams Pope visit One of the members of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s governing body, Metropolitan Nikolay of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second biggest city, has called Fran...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini ...
13:00, 07/08/2019

He’s the man the pope calls when the Vatican faces a major sex-abuse scandal Within a church besieged by clerical abuse cases, Archbishop Charles Scicluna has become the Vatican’s emergency investigator — a priest-and-lawyer-tu...
23:16, 05/12/2019

Pope issues new rules for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Pope greets palm frond-waving crowds in Mauritius Pope Francis was welcomed by palm frond-waving crowds in Mauritius on Monday as he drove past sugarcane fields on his way to the capital, where he sai...
12:32, 09/09/2019

‘Poverty is not inevitable,’ Pope Francis insists during mass in Madagascar Villagers, students and quarry workers lined the neat streets and pastel-painted doorways to greet the pope as he arrived, and thousands of children s...
20:48, 09/08/2019

| Pope Francis wraps up Africa tour with Mauritius visit Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius on the final stop of a three-nation Africa tour where he is expected to celebrate the island nation's tolerance and ...
19:48, 09/09/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” after he urged the mi...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecuti...
18:32, 05/06/2019

| Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disas...
12:01, 09/02/2019

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan A...
11:32, 09/02/2019

Pope stuck in elevator for 25 minutes, freed by fire brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for ...
00:00, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine m...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Pope makes it mandatory for priests, nuns to report sex abuse Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covere...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new popu...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are m...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Pope arrives to preach unity in polarized North Macedonia Pope Francis has met leaders in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He is expected to preach a message of unity in a country struggling...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Pope decrees bishops must be directly accountable for sex abuse or cover-ups Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s crucial quote about McCarrick VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgrac...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty...
15:16, 06/28/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Pope Expresses "Immense Sadness" At Photo Of Drowned Migrants Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river ...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecos...
18:48, 06/09/2019

15-Year-Old Hit, Killed On Pope Lick Train Trestle Identified LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A 15-year-old girl hit and killed by a train while walking along the Pope Lick train trestle has been identified. The...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Pope expresses sadness over image of drowned father, child Pope Francis has expressed sadness over the fate of the father and young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying to cross into the United ...
15:32, 06/26/2019

| Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural dis...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged...
18:32, 05/25/2019

Pope offers prayers for migrants killed in Mediterranean shipwreck Pope Francis on Sunday offered prayers for migrants who died in the Mediterranean Sea this week, in what the U.N. refugee agency called the worst ship...
20:48, 07/28/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope ...
00:16, 05/11/2019

Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as not...
16:32, 09/05/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in a Vatican elevator, rescued by firefighters “Thank God the firefighters intervened,” Pope Francis said, referring to tiny Vatican City State’s own fire department.   ...
01:00, 09/02/2019

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem ...
23:32, 07/04/2019

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby...
13:48, 06/23/2019

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
03:16, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Pope’s aide promises to pay electricity bills for homeless squatters Vatican almoner criticised by Italy’s deputy PM for restoring power to 450 peopleAn aide to Pope Francis said he would start paying the electricity bi...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set up...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Pope picks new cardinals, putting his stamp on Church's future Pope Francis appointed 13 new cardinals in a surprise move on Sunday, again putting his stamp on the future of a Church he wants to be more open as mo...
00:00, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Report: Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee After missing out on Kawhi Leonard but landing Danny Green, the Los Angeles Lakers moved early Saturday to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale...
19:16, 07/06/2019

Pope Francis Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were expli...
04:00, 05/26/2019

| Mozambicans trek from far and wide to attend mass by Pope Francis Travelling nearly 2 000km by motorbike, train, car and plane over four days to see Pope Francis may seem gruelling, but for pilgrim Davide Hilario the...
00:32, 09/06/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or...
01:32, 05/26/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the...
02:48, 05/17/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th ...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Pope says emigration, low birth rates have brought 'Ice Curtain' on Europe Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to address wealth inequality and low birth rates which he said had created an "ice curtain" between Euro...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain, inc...
18:16, 09/09/2019

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tension...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Cathol...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encourage...
14:32, 06/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Pope invites leaders to Vatican for global compact on education Pope Francis on Thursday invited world political, cultural, and religious leaders to a meeting at the Vatican next year to agree on "A Global Compact ...
14:00, 09/12/2019

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us U...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn’t confront challenges VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders d...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval s...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual ab...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dr...
22:32, 06/02/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving e...
15:16, 06/16/2019

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Pope warns of divisive ideologies in homage to Communist-era martyrs Pope Francis warned against any new ideological attempt to sow fear or division in society on Sunday as he paid tribute to Christians in Romania kille...
14:32, 06/02/2019

Pope gives joyride to migrant kids newly arrived in Italy VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya. Francis pic...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania's communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop mar...
09:32, 06/02/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have g...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to ...
10:48, 06/01/2019

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongeri...
02:00, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to pe...
18:48, 06/30/2019

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia's bid to join EU Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. ...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Pope Francis Arrives in Mozambique, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to...
23:48, 09/04/2019

Ireland abuse survivors say Pope must face up to Church's past sins This weekend will be a moment of reckoning for survivors around the world, as the Pope arrives for the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years...
10:48, 08/23/2019

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at th...
01:00, 07/05/2019

Pope to visit North Macedonia as EU, NATO hopes rise on vote North Macedonia's leaders are hoping Pope Francis will strongly encourage greater integration in European institutions following the resolution of a d...
08:00, 05/07/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
18:16, 08/25/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with h...
21:32, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mas...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Pope gives sick girl free run of audience stage, delighting crowd Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general...
12:48, 08/21/2019

Pope expresses 'immense sadness' at picture of drowned migrants in Rio Grande Pope Francis expressed great sorrow at seeing a photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter lying dead, face down in the Rio Grande river ...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Pope Francis Stuck In Elevator For 25 Minutes, Freed By Fire Brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for 2...
16:01, 09/01/2019

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an his...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Pope lets sick girl clap, dance on stage during speech A young girl, who slipped away from her mother at the Vatican's audience hall, clapped and danced on the stage during Pope Francis' speech o...
01:16, 08/22/2019

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that ma...
11:48, 05/31/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tension...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to bui...
14:48, 05/29/2019

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44 ...
04:48, 09/08/2019

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex...
14:16, 05/29/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candida...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Freed from elevator, pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals fro...
01:00, 09/02/2019

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at th...
18:48, 07/04/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups ...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric,...
01:32, 07/07/2019

It’s ‘an Honor if the Americans Attack Me.’ Pope Francis Acknowledges Critics Within U.S. Catholic Church (ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE) — Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and s...
11:48, 09/05/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father...
22:32, 06/06/2019

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to ...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Pope Francis Arrives Late for Weekly Appearance After Getting Stuck in Vatican Elevator (VATICAN CITY) — Where’s the pope? He’s stuck in a Vatican elevator. Thousands of people who were gathered in St. Peter’s Squa...
09:00, 09/02/2019

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behi...
22:32, 07/03/2019

Pope Francis launches trip to three African nations affected by climate change Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty ...
06:32, 09/05/2019

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that foun...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Rangers progress after Legia fans unfurl banner featuring Pope John Paul II • Alfredo Morelos wins it for Steven Gerrard’s side• Scottish champions Celtic go through 6-1 on aggregateAlfredo Morelos sparked jubilant scenes at I...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they a...
17:16, 05/27/2019

Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet cleric abuse victims, rights groups say Pope Francis should visit Argentina to meet victims of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and intervene on their behalf, said international groups fi...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who wer...
13:32, 05/13/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morni...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa. &#...
00:48, 07/09/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6. ...
01:16, 05/14/2019

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and evangelical movements....
23:16, 09/05/2019

The Green New Deal doesn't just help climate. It's also a public health new deal | Abdul El-Sayed As a doctor, I realize the forces that cause climate change are the same forces that poisoned the lungs of babies in DetroitI used to be a reluctant e...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 LTE killer deal drops price to all-time low Prices for the newest Apple smartwatch start at $400, but the cheapest model doesn't come with cellular support. However, for $100 extra, anyone can b...
22:16, 06/20/2019

Mediaset strikes deal to limit withdrawal rights impact in pan-EU TV deal Italian broadcaster Mediaset said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with Peninsula Holding to limit the impact of the exercise of withdrawal ri...
21:32, 09/19/2019

Deal or no deal, opinions are divided on Brexit at Dover ahead of the EU elections "It would be hell if there was a no deal," predicts Simon Bailey as he heads onto Dover's seafront. In the distance, the busiest ferry port in Europe ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for...
07:48, 08/02/2019

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.   &...
15:16, 06/14/2019

PS4 DEAL: Last of Us, Horizon Zero Dawn and Uncharted 4 for £219 is a great Prime Day deal Amazon Prime Day is here and there are some amazing offers on games, consoles, hardware and more to be had - here's one of the best things we've found...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Deal or no-deal, Brexit's puppet master has more strings to pull Boxed in by parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's next move on the Brexit chessboard will most likely be played with the ruthless bravura...
19:16, 09/10/2019

Brexit secretary on whether UK PM could defy no-deal law: Our focus is on securing a deal The U.K.'s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay called for a "creative" approach from the EU to fix the current impasse between London and Brussels....
21:32, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis: 'Poverty is not inevitable' In greeting villagers and quarry workers in Madagascar, Pope Francis gave thanks that God had “heard the cry of the poor.”   &#...
23:00, 09/08/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brex...
12:32, 07/15/2019

Deal: Apple iPad mini 5 deal gets you $70 off a new model The iPad mini series is great for mobility, it's smaller than a regular tablet and slightly larger than the biggest smartphone. The iPad mini tablets ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Deal or no deal, we leave EU on Oct. 31: UK PM candidate Johnson Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or wi...
14:32, 06/03/2019

Deal or no deal: what next for Brexit, the Tories and the country? Things will have to move fast if the new PM is to take the UK out of the EU before 31 OctoberToday’s developments - liveNow that Theresa May has annou...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Deal or No Deal: What to Know About Brexit Under Boris Johnson Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and...
13:16, 07/23/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people...
08:16, 06/06/2019

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggl...
05:16, 08/31/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing ...
07:16, 07/02/2019

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlande...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Shareholder Elliott urges restructuring at AT&T AT&T Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Monday called the wireless carrier "deeply undervalued" and urged it to restructure its business, incl...
14:32, 09/09/2019

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a ran...
09:32, 05/23/2019

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO - FT SoftBank Group Corp, the biggest outside shareholder in the We Company, is urging the WeWork owner to shelve its anticipated initial public offering a...
02:16, 09/10/2019

GM urges patience as Silverado falls to No. 3 Executives insist the shake-up in a closely watched battle with major image and profit implications isn't a sign of trouble and say the pickups' launc...
09:00, 06/17/2019

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Dorian downgraded, but Fla. gov urges vigilance Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is warning residents to "stay vigilant" as Dorian weakened very slightly to a Category 4 storm. (Sept. 2)    ...
22:32, 09/02/2019

Trump urges Fed to do more than a 'small rate cut' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Federal Reserve to go beyond making a "small rate cut" this week, raising pressure on the central bank...
21:48, 07/29/2019

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO WeWork owner The We Company is weighing slashing the valuation of its forthcoming IPO to below $20 billion, two sources said, in the latest headwind f...
00:17, 09/11/2019

Germany: AKK urges more money for military The German defense budget is set to increase by almost €2 billion. But it's still not enough, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has warned. Key projects "may...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulr...
23:16, 06/09/2019

China urges UK not to discriminate against Huawei in 5G development China on Sunday warned Britain not to discriminate against companies involved in developing the 5G network and to resist pressure from other countries...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic dow...
17:48, 06/30/2019

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi...
02:32, 07/12/2019

India Urges UK To Consider Improved Tax Rules For Professionals India has called on the UK government to look into some tax and visa norms that make it difficult for Indian professionals and students to fully contr...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Trump urges GM, UAW to resolve contract dispute U.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday that General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union should "get together and make a deal." Trump tweeted ...
01:32, 09/16/2019

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Mini...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Oxfam urges shoppers not to buy new clothes for a month Second Hand September aims to raise awareness of fashion’s environmental impactSeptember occupies a mythical position in the fashion industry, when ma...
19:16, 08/31/2019

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to le...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Trump Urges ‘Big’ Rate Cut as Fed Faces Challenges From short-term political and trade war concerns to a long-term lack of “firefighting capability” if the economy dives, things are not poised to get e...
00:32, 09/17/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin...
18:16, 05/26/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-mo...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Waymo urges U.S. to 'promptly' remove barriers to AV's NHTSA is grappling with how to address nearly 75 safety standards for self-driving cars, many of them written under the assumption that a licensed dri...
05:16, 08/30/2019

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who ...
01:32, 08/14/2019

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in Chin...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically i...
17:48, 05/10/2019

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before fin...
19:32, 06/10/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlini...
23:16, 04/28/2019

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five ...
04:32, 08/17/2019

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a ti...
19:32, 08/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views all...
16:32, 06/22/2019

WHO urges exercise and non-smoking in first advice on dementia The UN health agency's report advises "what is good for our heart, is also good for our brain." Regular exercise and a good diet are part of the plan ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

UK in regular contact with U.S. over Iran, urges de-escalation Britain is in regular contact with the United States over the situation in Iran and has continuously called for de-escalation on all sides, a spokeswo...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Cour...
23:16, 07/16/2019

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time...
14:48, 08/18/2019

Iran urges US to ‘put warmongers aside’ after Bolton dismissal President Hassan Rouhani signals approval of firing of national security adviserIran’s president has urged the US to “put warmongers aside” after the ...
14:32, 09/11/2019

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12...
03:00, 06/13/2019

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming r...
03:16, 08/05/2019

"I love him": Mbappe Urges Neymar To Stay With Him At PSG Kylian Mbappe also doused any lingering concerns over his own plans after he talked about playing "elsewhere" at the French league awards ceremony in ...
08:16, 08/03/2019

Activist Peltz urges Ferguson to sell UK arm One of the world's most prominent activist investors is pushing the FTSE-100 plumbing and heating giant Ferguson to sell its UK operations as part of ...
01:16, 07/29/2019

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossro...
16:00, 08/15/2019

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France's finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustr...
19:00, 09/19/2019

GOP senator urges Trump to set guidelines for gun legislation Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to provide details on what type of legislation he’d like to see in an effort to redu...
18:48, 09/08/2019

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrashi...
16:48, 07/20/2019

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" sh...
21:32, 07/22/2019

| Shakib urges BCB to devise strategic 4-year plan Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has called on his country's cricket board to adopt a strategic four-year plan as they come to terms with a shambolic rece...
19:48, 08/01/2019

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackl...
14:32, 06/29/2019

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first...
17:32, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Pelosi blasts ‘cover-up,’ but urges patience WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meet...
17:32, 05/22/2019

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head t...
05:48, 05/30/2019

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests a...
01:32, 05/26/2019

U.S. Senator Rubio urges Trump to bar exceptions to Huawei ban U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Thursday President Donald Trump should not allow tech companies to receive special permission to sell equipment to ge...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenge...
02:48, 06/02/2019

| Sudan urges UN to withdraw all peacekeepers by June 2020 Sudan has called on the United Nations Security Council to lift its suspension of troop withdrawals and ensure all peacekeepers leave Darfur by June 2...
08:48, 08/29/2019

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring ...
23:16, 08/12/2019

Extinction Rebellion urges ad industry to use its power for good Letter to senior figures urges them to use their power to influence public opinion on climate changeEnvironmental activists Extinction Rebellion have ...
09:48, 05/19/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currenc...
10:00, 07/18/2019

UN urges worldwide withdrawal of support for Myanmar military World must ‘cut off money supply’ to commanders accused of war crimes and genocide against Rohingya, say investigatorsThe international community must...
18:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to...
08:16, 05/26/2019

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship seizure North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is calling on U.N. Secretary-Gener...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Trump Urges UK To Be "Very Careful" In Involving Huawei In Its 5G Network US President Donald Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview publishe...
04:48, 06/02/2019

| Root urges England to take advantage of Smith absence England captain Joe Root wants his side to make the most of Australia star batsman Steve Smith's enforced absence from the third Ashes Test at Heading...
10:16, 08/22/2019

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms Germany's foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine's newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corrup...
12:32, 05/30/2019

FBI urges Jeffrey Epstein victims to call hotline Do you recognize this pedophile? After arresting Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges, the feds on Monday urged other alleged victims to get in ...
22:16, 07/08/2019

Jack Ma urges newlyweds to have ‘sex marathons’ at mass ceremony China’s richest man urged his newlywed staff to have six-day “sex marathons” at a mass wedding of 102 couples at his company headqua...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Pelosi says Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' as she urges against impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as she...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency ...
04:32, 07/18/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been kil...
13:16, 07/08/2019

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Brusse...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was rev...
22:32, 05/29/2019

WhatsApp urges users to update app after 'serious' security breach The vulnerability – first reported by the Financial Times, and fixed in the latest WhatsApp update – allowed hackers to insert malicious software on p...
15:32, 05/14/2019

Mahathir urges US to talk with China, accept its greatness TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is calling for talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and is urg...
09:00, 05/30/2019

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish ...
17:48, 05/27/2019

UNHCR urges EU to stop sending migrants to Libya The European Union has relied heavily on Libya to help stem the flow of migrants into Europe. But migrants in the failed state face increasing danger,...
04:48, 05/19/2019

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in the...
09:00, 06/30/2019

India urges Iran to free all its crew after nine released Iran has freed nine Indian crew members of a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this month, the Indian foreign ministry said on Saturday, and it appealed...
12:16, 07/27/2019

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese mil...
18:32, 07/15/2019

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the ne...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie’...
21:16, 07/03/2019

Bieber thanks Trump over A$AP Rocky but urges: 'Let those kids out of cages' Canadian star compares rapper’s plight to migrant detentionTrump offers to ‘personally vouch’ for A$AP Rocky’s bailJustin Bieber made a dramatic inter...
02:48, 07/21/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Top EU official urges talks to ease strain between U.S., Iran The European Union's top diplomatic leader said Thursday the alliance urges talks between the United States and Iran and wishes to preserve the 2015 n...
17:32, 08/29/2019

‘Tank man’ photographer urges China to open up on Tiananmen ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it...
04:32, 06/01/2019

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face ...
21:16, 05/28/2019

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utt...
09:48, 07/21/2019

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up thei...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bo...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scottish government and the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the EU on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington ...
21:16, 07/02/2019

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure t...
02:16, 08/28/2019

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democr...
03:48, 07/03/2019