The Kerala High Court awarded lifer to a priest, who had repeatedly molested a minor girl in front of her siblings.
Earlier, the family of a temple priest who was burnt alive refused to cremate his body on Saturday till their demands were fulfilled by the state government.
After the inflamed argument, five accused sprinkled petrol and set the fence on fire, in which the priest was also severely injured. He succumbed to burn injuries and died yesterday late evening in a hospital.
Attorney General, Dana Nessel said that the priests served in dioceses in Detroit, Lansing and Kalamazoo, and that they've been charged with various counts of criminal sexual conduct.
Under the new measure, every diocese around the world is obliged by June 2020 to create a system for the reporting of sexual abuse by clerics, the use of child pornography and cover-ups of abuse.
The priest, Fr Conceicao D'Silva, faced a probe by election officials, after a video of his controversial speech went viral on social media.
In the video, the priest can be heard saying that late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar suffered from pancreatic cancer as a "wrath of God".
In the essay, former Pope, Benedict XVI, has said that the changes in traditional moral standards on sexuality, both in society and within the Catholic Church, laid the groundwork for the sex abuse crisis.
A French priest was sentenced to five years in jail on Friday for sexually assaulting four young female parishioners, one of whom was just nine when the offences started.
SC earlier rejected bail plea of Father Sony Varghese, Father Jaise K George and asked them to surrender.
Thrissur District Police chief Yatish Chandra said the accused, Jayaraman, was picked up after his mobile phone was tracked down.
Kerala man has alleged that a group of priests blackmailed and sexually abused his wife using her confessions.
The teachers were asked to take a training to carry out functions of priests ahead of the village fair at Yamuna Nagar Temple
Priest candidates from Ezhava community, a caste considered untouchable and kept away from temples till 1936, have won 21 seats in the 62 appointments made
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The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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