Anti-vax evangelical pastor Rick Wiles hospitalized with COVID-19, given oxygen

(NY DAILY NEWS) - An anti-vaccine evangelical Christian pastor has contracted COVID-19 after describing the available vaccines as “global genocide.” Rick Wiles, who runs a conspiracy website called TruNews while serving as the head pastor at Flowing Streams Church in...
Pope Francis has changed the Roman Catholic Church's laws to explicitly criminalise sexual abuse.

Vatican laws changed to toughen sexual abuse punishment

(BBC) - Pope Francis has changed the Roman Catholic Church's laws to explicitly criminalise sexual abuse. It is the biggest overhaul of the criminal code for nearly 40 years. The new rules make sexual abuse, grooming minors for sex, possessing...

Pope Francis launches 7-year Laudato si’ action plan

By Courtney Mares - Catholic News Agency Pope Francis launched Tuesday the Vatican’s seven-year Laudato si’ action plan to implement environmental sustainability in different sectors of the Church from religious orders to Catholic schools and hospitals. “We need a new...

Young Adventist Killed by Bomb Blast in the Solomon Islands, Others Injured

A young person from Kukum Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Solomon Islands died on Sunday, May 9, 2021, in a bomb blast at Lengakiki Heights, West Honiara, when a 105-mm projectile left from World War II exploded unexpectedly. Kukum youth leader...

Pope Francis prays for people displaced by St. Vincent volcano eruptions

Pope Francis prays for people displaced by St. Vincent volcano eruptions (SOURCE: CatholicNewsAgency) - Pope Francis expressed his solidarity on Friday with the thousands of people displaced by ongoing volcanic eruptions on the island of St. Vincent in the southern...

Pope Warns That Nature “Would No Longer Forgive” on Earth Day

Pope Francis remarked that "now it is the time to act" on Thursday, in a message to mark Earth Day. "You do not exit from the crisis the same; we will either exit better or worse. That is the challenge,...