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Pope gathers bishops for sex summit

Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Lwanga asks govt for Shs9b for Pope’s visit

Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga has asked the government to release Shs9b for urgent remedial works at Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo ahead of Pope Francis’s expected second visit to Uganda.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 14, 2019

The 'According To...' People By Adeyeye Olorunfemi

Today, Jonathan is looking like a Pope and Wizkid compared to Buhari.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

What UAE's 2019 declaration means for world peace

The fact that people are forced to adhere to a certain religion or culture must be rejected Dr. Okoth Josue Allow me space to comment on the recent spiritual trip of Pope Francis to the United Arab Emirates.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 11, 2019

An example of interfaith dialogue

Pope France was the first Pope to visit the Arabian Penninsula when he flew to Abu Dhabi, UAE for an international ‘interfaith’ meeting from February 3 to February 5.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 10, 2019

el-Rufai Meets Pastors In Kaduna, Appeals For Support

His appeal is coming barely one month after he declared that even if the Pope was his running mate, 67 per cent of Christians in Kaduna won't vote for him.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 9, 2019

Fathers and nuns: Battling with nature and celibacy

These issues were once more brought to the fore this Tuesday when Pope Francis lamented that Nuns have been and are being sexually abused by Catholic priests and bishops, and that some are being held as sex slaves by otherwise celibate priests.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019

Pope says priests kept nuns as sex slaves

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis's public admission that priests have used nuns as "sexual slaves", and may still be doing so, marks a new chapter in the abuse crisis rocking the Catholic church.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 6, 2019

Pope Admits Priests Raped Nuns | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Pope Francis admitted Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 5, 2019

Pope and top Muslim cleric in joint call for freedom of belief

On Monday, the Pope held talks in Abu Dhabi with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb — imam of Cairo’s Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s prestigious seat of learning.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 4, 2019