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    Pope okays measures to prosecute bishops who botch abuse cases

    World | June 05, 2016 6:54 IST

    Vatican City: Pope Francis on Saturday scrapped his proposed tribunal to prosecute bishops who failed to protect their flocks from paedophile priests and instead established new legal procedures to remove them if the Vatican finds

  • pope urges bishops to ensure children s safety

    Pope urges bishops to ensure children's safety

    World | February 05, 2015 22:24 IST

    Vatican City: Pope Francis has urged Catholic bishops to ensure the safety of children in parishes, which should be "safe and secure homes" for families, and reminded them that "there is absolutely no place in

  • church of england enacts historic legislation for women

    Church of England enacts historic legislation for women bishops

    World | November 18, 2014 7:05 IST

    London: The Church of England Monday officially enacted legislation to enable women to be ordained as bishops in the church.The enactment, formally passed at the general synod of the church Monday, was supported in a