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Pope Francis to undergo surgery for colon cancer

Pope Francis has been admitted to hospital in Rome for scheduled surgery to treat a colon problem. Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni said there would be...

APC threatens to report Mbaka to Pope, Vatican

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Yekini Nabena has threatened that the party may be forced to report...

Pope’s personal doctor dies from Covid-19 complications

Pope Francis' personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died as a result of “complications due to Covid,” the Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano announced on Saturday. Pope...

Pope set to decide on special exception to priestly celibacy rule

Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most...

First Chinese Catholic bishop ordained with Pope’s approval

A bishop has been ordained with the blessing of both the Pope and the Chinese state for the first time under a new deal. Religious...

Cardinal George Pell jailed for child sexual abuse

Cardinal George Pell, former Vatican treasurer, has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia.

Buhari excited over Pope’s award to Obiano

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Governor Willie Obiano and the people of of Anambra for the award by Pope Francis to the governor.

Pope accepts Donald Wuerl’s resignation over sexual abuse

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington DC archbishop Donald Wuerl, who has been criticised for his handling of sexual abuse cases.
Pope Francis has underwent a successful colon surgery

Anti-Nazi countries welcome Pope Francis

Pope Francis will travel to the eastern periphery of Europe to honor a faith that withstood a Nazi invasion and five decades of communist dictatorship.

Pope Francis prays for Christian community in Nigeria, condemns Benue attack

Pope Francis has decried an attack on a Catholic church in Nigeria that killed 15 people, including two priests. Rev Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix...