Hong Kong police release Catholic cardinal arrested on national security charges

HONG KONG, May 11 (Reuters) – Cardinal Joseph Zen, one of Asia’s top Catholic clerics, and three other people who helped run a now disbanded fund for protesters in Hong Kong have been arrested for “collusion with foreign forces”. , then released on bail. Zen, a 90-year-old former Hong Kong bishop, was interrogated for several … Read more

Pope gave green light to secret deal to free kidnapped nun, court told

VATICAN CITY, May 5 (Reuters) – Pope Francis has approved a secret €1 million operation to free a Colombian nun held captive for more than four years by an Islamist militant group in Mali ahead of her release in 2021 , a cardinal told a Vatican court on Thursday. Cardinal Angelo Becciu, 73, the only … Read more

Pope’s Good Friday service text removed after Ukraine protest

Ukrainian and Russian women carry a cross as they attend the Via Crucis (Stations of the Cross) procession during Good Friday celebrations, at the Colosseum, in Rome, Italy, April 15, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane IMAGES TPX OF THE DAY Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, April 15 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian and … Read more