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Lalong apologises for disrespecting Pope, says ‘I’m not perfect’

Lalong apologises for disrespecting Pope, says ‘I’m not perfect’ NEWS DIGEST - Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has once again apologised to the Catholic Bishops...

Pope’s future sparks debate, resignation seems unlikely

Pope’s future sparks debate, resignation seems unlikely NEWS DIGEST - Pope Francis has fuelled the rumour mill with a postponed Africa trip and the curious...

Pope gives Lionel Messi signed shirt

Pope gives Lionel Messi signed shirt NEWS DIGEST - Football superstar Lionel Messi has bagged himself a shirt signed by fellow Argentine soccer fanatic Pope...

Pope Francis to undergo colon surgery

Pope Francis to undergo colon surgery NEWS DIGEST - Pope Francis, 84, was to undergo surgery Sunday in Rome for an inflammation of the large...

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Kukah as Vatican Council member

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Kukah as Vatican Council member NEWS DIGEST - Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, as a...

Pope condemns ‘atrocities’ in Nigeria

Pope condemns ‘atrocities’ in Nigeria NEWS DIGEST - Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the massacre of farmworkers in northeast Nigeria, which was claimed by the...

Corruption in Catholic Church has been a problem for centuries –...

Corruption in Catholic Church has been a problem for centuries – Pope NEWS DIGEST - The Catholic Church has had a problem with corruption for...

Pope Francis celebrates mass in an empty church

Pope Francis celebrates mass in an empty church NEWS DIGEST - During a Palm Sunday mass held in a deserted church, Pope Francis has told...

Pope Francis falls sick after meeting Coronavirus infected persons

Pope Francis falls sick after meeting Coronavirus infected persons NEWS DIGEST - Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis has cancelled a Mass as he catches an unspecified...
Pope Francis leads a Christmas Eve mass in St Peter's Basilica to mark the nativity of Jesus Christ on Dec 24, 2019, at the Vatican. (Alberto PIZZOLI/AFP)

Pope apologises for slapping devotee

Pope apologises for slapping devotee NEWS DIGEST - Pope Francis apologised Wednesday for his widely-viewed slap of a woman who had grabbed his hand as...