Archive of September 2, 2017

Grave of Cameroonian bishop who died under suspicious circumstances desecrated

Sep 2, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- The grave of Bishop Jean Marie Benoît Bala of Bafia, whom the Cameroonian bishops’ conference claims was murdered, was found desecrated with traces of blood on Monday, prompting the temporary closing of the cathedral where his body rests.

Pope emphasizes peace-building in meeting with Korean religious leaders

Sep 2, 2017 - 11:13 am .- In a meeting with religious leaders from Korea on Saturday, Pope Francis said the world is looking to them for an example of how to work together peacefully in order to combat violence and preserve the dignity and rights of all people.

California bill seeks to punish 'misgendering' with jail time

Sep 2, 2017 - 05:29 am .- A new bill in California would punish the ‘misgendering’ of nursing home and long-term care patients with hefty fines and even jail time.