Canada ‘increasingly hostile to religion’

A new poll suggests a growing hostility to religion in Canada. Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 1,001 Canadians online. Fifty-one per cent agreed that “religion does more harm in the world than good”, a seven-point increase since 2011.

Nigerians rally against papal ultimatum

About 3,000 Nigerians protested on Sunday against the Pope’s demand that priests of Ahiara diocese accept the appointment of Bishop Peter Ebele Okpaleke.

Pope prays for victims of Venezuela violence

Pope Francis called for an end to violent clashes in Venezuela on Sunday and expressed his closeness to the families of those killed.

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