New Catholic bishops are still being taught they’re not obliged to report cases of child abuse by priests to the police. And abuse survivors serving on a papal commission weren't consulted about that decision.
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At least 40 seemingly healthy howler monkeys have died in recent months — and scientists are worried it may be a sign they're suffering from one of the new diseases racing across the Americas, like Zika or chikungunya.
Their offenses include publishing exposés and reports on scandals that embarrass the Communist Party. Some of them amount to substantial accounts of abuse. Others are closer to National Inquirer-style tabloid fodder. At the time they disappeared, Lee and Gui, both Hong Kongers, were prepping a salacious book on the Chinese president’s love life.
Traditionally denied entry to some of India's holiest shrines, women are fighting to have religious restrictions overturned.
In order to receive the scholarship, they must be — and remain — virgins, and they're subject to regular testing to confirm their status.
Civilians fleeing a Russian-backed government offensive in Aleppo are turning back from Syria’s border with Turkey as makeshift camps set up to deal with the influx have become overwhelmed.
All eyes are on Brazil, but there may be another crisis brewing next door.
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