Pope Fires Leadership Of Largest Charity

The Vatican is reeling after the pope fired the leadership of one the Catholic Church’s largest charities, citing concerns about their management style.

Russia Furious Over UN Condemning Ukrainian Annexation

Russia has expressed anger that the United Nations general assembly condemned its annexation of Ukrainian territories and warned that admitting Ukraine into the NATO military alliance would lead to World War III. The statements came as Ukraine’s state emergency service said it is actively searching for people trapped under rubble after another Russian strike in the country’s south, while Turkey sought an opening for peace talks.

Pope Francis Urges Russia To Prevent Nuclear War

Pope Francis has warned rust the war in Ukraine could escalate into a nuclear confrontation and, for the first time, begged Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly to stop the “spiral of violence and death.

Biden Signs Pro-Abortion Executive Order, Defying Church

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new executive order on Wednesday that he said aims “to protect access to reproductive healthcare” after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to abortion.

Abortion Clinic To Arrive In Gulf of Mexico

Pro-abortion activists looked at the seas Monday after a California doctor proposed a floating abortion clinic in the Gulf of Mexico for women in southern states where the procedure is banned.

Dutch PM Apologizes To Troops Over Srebrenica Massacre

The prime minister of the Netherlands has apologized to soldiers who were sent as United Nations peacekeepers to defend the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica with what he believes was insufficient firepower and manpower to keep the peace. Mark Rutte made the remarks 27 years after thousands of Muslim men and boys were killed in Europe’s worst single atrocity since World War Two, a tragedy condemned by the Vatican.

50 Killed In Nigeria Church Attack

Nigeria’s Cardinal John Onaiyekan has condemned the shooting by suspected Muslim herdsmen at a church in his nation which killed over 50 people, including children.

Ukraine’s President: ‘Churches Burning, Cities Destroyed’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged Russia to “stop burning churches” and end attacks on his nation after a famed Orthodox Church was destroyed while explosions rocked the capital Kyiv, overshadowing Pentecost celebrations. Heavy street battles also raged in a strategic city in Ukraine’s east that Russian forces want to capture as part of an ongoing invasion.

Pope Francis Seeks Talks With Russia’s Putin On Ukraine War

Pope Francis said Tuesday he wants to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to help end Europe’s worst conflict since World War Two. “I am not going to [Ukraine’s capital] Kyiv for now. I feel that I must not go,” the leader of the Catholic Church told Italy’s daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.

Cardinal: ‘Sri Lanka Coverup Easter Bombings’

The cardinal of Sri Lanka claims the government “covers up” investigations into the 2019 Easter bombings to protect the “real culprits” behind the attacks that killed hundreds of people.

China: Authorities seize another Catholic bishop to unknown location

Chinese authorities are continuing to persecute Catholic clergy that are not approved by the state: on April 7 police seized Bishop Shao Zhumin of Zhejiang and took him to an undisclosed location, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports. To date, the Chinese government has seized over 10 Catholic leaders, including two in January, and their whereabouts are still not known.

US President At NATO Emergency Summit Over Ukraine War

U.S. President Joe Biden is at an emergency summit of the NATO military alliance amid concerns the war in Ukraine will further escalate. NATO will approve significant increases of forces in Eastern Europe.

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