34 bishops resign over sexual abuse

Posted by News Express | 19 May 2018 | 1,710 times

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All 34 Chilean bishops who attended a crisis meeting this week with Pope Francis about the cover-up of sexual abuse in their country have offered to resign.

In an extraordinary joint statement, the bishops also apologised to Chile, the victims of abuse and the pope for the scandal.

Members of the ECOWAS Parliament are considering a new strategy that will allow member states to share a single currency at a one-day workshop next month.

The single currency programme has suffered a couple of setbacks with four successive postponements in 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2015.

The workshop is expected to provide a forum for ECOWAS parliamentarians, regional and international stakeholders; as well as experts to examine the legal and institutional frameworks needed for a credible monetary union in ECOWAS and to identify legislative actions needed to promote a viable monetary union.

Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle of the Quire of St. George’s Chapel when she marries his son Prince Harry on Saturday, Kensington Palace has said.

The bride’s father Thomas Markle will miss the royal wedding as he is said to be recovering from a heart operation. (NAN)

 


Source: News Express

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