Indigenous leaders say the apology didn't go far enough in part because Pope Francis didn't denounce the “Doctrine of Discovery” and blamed the atrocities on bad actors—not the institution.
The Catholic Church ran more than half of the country's brutal residential schools, which forcibly assimilated 150,000 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children.
Motherboard spent weeks trying to arrange an interview with a representative of the Church about its foray into the wide new world of Web3.
Pope Francis said he felt “shame” for the abuses carried out against Indigenous children by Catholic educators.
Germany has a mandatory tax for anyone who's baptised or Jewish. People are now wondering why they should fund institutions they don't believe in.
The Cathedral of Mary Queen of Arabia is the first new cathedral to be built in the region in 60 years. Critics say Bahrain’s promotion of religious tolerance is excluding its Shia population.
Former Bishop Xavier Novell reportedly began a new job at Semen Cardona, a company which produces and exports high-quality pig semen to over 20 countries.
“Overall, there was negligence, failure, silence, and institutional cover-ups of a systemic nature,” the report's author said.
Victims of abuse speak to VICE World News ahead of a long-awaited report that’s expected to confirm that thousands of paedophiles operated in the Catholic church in France over the last 70 years.
Xavier Novell resigned in August citing “strictly personal reasons.” Attention in Spain is now turning to his prior support of so-called “conversion therapy.”
Half a dozen demonstrators went to watch the church’s apology, but they were pushed out. Police are investigating.
After VICE World News reported on Rev. Marcin Mironuik’s remarks, Edmonton’s Archdiocese said they were “thoroughly unacceptable and cannot be ignored.”