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Indian priest sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping minor

By AFP An Indian court has convicted a senior Catholic priest of raping a minor and sentenced him to 20 years in jail, the latest sexual assault scandal involving the Church in southern Kerala state.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

The beginning of Catholicism in Uganda

February 17 is considered a day when Catholicism was introduced in Uganda, despite its importance to the faith, the date is not given as much prominence as Martyrs day for which without the events of February 17, 1879 the martyrs’ sacrifice may not have happened, Henry Lubega writes.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

SURGEON’S DIARY: My mother, while she lived, was hands-on with

It was known as Father Muller’s Hospital, named after its founder, run by Catholic priests.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

Former Cardinal McCarrick defrocked over sex abuse claims

Picture: Andrew Medichini/AP/African News Agency (ANA) Rome - Disgraced former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said on Saturday.

IOL , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Pope Francis defrocks former cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse allegations

Disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said on Saturday.

The Star , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

Former Cardinal McCarrick defrocked over sex abuse allegations

REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo ROME (Reuters) - Disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of minors, the Vatican said on Saturday.

Reuters , Africa Feb 16, 2019

France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

Origin of Valentine’s Day - how did it start? Kenya News

The legendary St Valentine Believers from the Catholic religion strongly believe in not more than three saints.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Must you buy your partner a gift for Valentine’s Day?

Dr. George WC Nwachukwu, Director of Media/Communications Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri, “St.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019

Valentine and Cakes: How Sugar Art Is Enriching Relationships | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The day which celebrates love, sacrifice and devotion was named after the Catholic priest who paid the ultimate sacrifice to join lovers.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019