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Zimbabwe Blocks Anglican Clergy Retreat

Posted January 3rd, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Zimbabwe police have stopped Anglican clergy from holding an annual retreat, saying the religious group did not abide by security laws. The Anglican Church said authorities broke up a prayer gathering of about 80 clergy on Tuesday at a private school about 75 kilometers east of the capital. According to Bishop Chad Gandiya of the […]

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Australian Lawmaker Names Catholic Priest as Accused Sex Abuser

Posted September 14th, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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An Australian lawmaker has angered the Catholic Church by naming a prominent clergyman as a suspect in a 40-year-old sexual assault. Senator Nick Xenophon revealed in parliament Tuesday that Monsignor Ian Dempsey is the previously unnamed priest accused of repeatedly raping Archbishop John Hepworth in the 1960s. At the time, Dempsey was a seminary student […]

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