Abuse scandal in Germany edges closer to Pope

A widening child sexual abuse inquiry in Europe has landed at the doorstep of Pope Benedict XVI. A senior church official acknowledged Friday that a German archdiocese made «serious mistakes» in handling an abuse case while the pope served as its archbishop. The archdiocese said that a priest accused of molesting boys was given therapy… Read More Abuse scandal in Germany edges closer to Pope

The US will force Israel to freeze construction in East Jerusalem

Israel faces no choice but to enforce a de-facto construction freeze in greater Jerusalem. Netanyahu won’t officially announce it, but will quietly execute it, says a senior cabinet source. Amidst crisis with the White House, how will Israel respond to the American demands? According to a senior source in the government, «The price for the… Read More The US will force Israel to freeze construction in East Jerusalem