Pope to forgive sins of faithful subjects in Rio

Pope Francis will grant a plenary indulgence – a remission of all temporal punishment due to sin – to World Youth Day Catholic participants, the Vatican announced July 9. The head of the Church’s Apostolic Penitentiary, Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro, and its secretary, Bishop Krzysztof Nykiel, released a decree on July 9 that says… Read More Pope to forgive sins of faithful subjects in Rio

Al Jazeera staff resign after “biased” Egypt coverage

Anchor accuses management in Doha of provoking Egyptians, favoring the Muslim Brotherhood. The news channel Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr saw 22 members of staff resign on Monday in Egypt over what they alleged was coverage that was out of sync with real events in Egypt. Anchor Karem Mahmoud announced that the staff had resigned in… Read More Al Jazeera staff resign after “biased” Egypt coverage