Posts Tagged ‘Apology’

‘Heaven has strict immigration laws’ sign Comments 0

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Leaders of an Arkansas church are apologizing for a controversial message that was on the church’s marquee and offended members of the community. The sign outside Apostolic Faith Church in Springdale, Arkansas, recently read, “Heaven has strict immigration laws, hell has open borders,”  Read more Related Posts:Blasphemy laws should be repealedWas Pope Francis right to tell Read more

Anglican church apologises to Māori for selling land Comments 0

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Anglican church apologises

A delegation from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand has apologised to Māori for its roll in ancestral land being lost to the Crown 151 years ago. The apology took place on the former site of the Otamataha Pā in the Bay of plenty on Saturday, December 1. The church’s apology centres on a Read more

Man who stole from church leave “sorry” note Comments 0

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

A man who broke into a Connecticut church and stole about $4,000 worth of electronics apparently felt enough remorse to leave an apology note. Members of the congregation told WVIT-TV he also left a note that said, “Pray 4 Me!! Sorry brothers. Save me,” and drew a little sad face. Continue reading Related Posts:Deep-web breaks Read more

Apologise Comments 0

Monday, August 20th, 2018

A kid can pick up some handy information in Catholic school. The words to heartening songs. An understanding that human worth is inherent, unyoked to public accolades. The power of service over the power of self-gratification. A kid can pick up some not-so-handy information in Catholic school, too, but let’s save that discussion for another Read more

False allegations – apology to priests Comments 0

Monday, December 4th, 2017

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has issued an apology to the Archdiocese of St Louis and two of its priests, Father Joseph Jiang and the late Mgr Joseph D. Pins. SNAP admitted allegations against the priests were false. Read more Related Posts:SNAP founder and director resigns amid claims of collusionScores of Read more

Irish nun calls for Church apology for treatment of women Comments 0

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

An Irish nun is seeking an apology from the Catholic Church for its treatment of women. Sr Eileen Lenihan’s call came in Limerick at the first diocesan synod to be held in Ireland in 50 years. Sr Lenihan said: “The apology that is being called for, perhaps it needs to come from the Church, radically Read more

Abuse victim interview prompts Pell response from Rome Comments 0

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

In a statement from the Vatican, Cardinal George Pell has said the Church’s failure to deal with Melbourne’s paedophile priests was shameful. Cardinal Pell was responding to a television interview of abuse victim Julie Stewart, where she was critical of the cardinal’s testimony to a previous Victorian inquiry. Ms Stewart was abused in the confessional Read more

Pope apologises for unspecified Vatican scandals Comments 0

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for recent scandals that have taken place in Rome and in the Vatican. This statement came during his general audience in St Peter’s Square on Wednesday. The Pope said: “Before beginning the catechesis, I would like to ask forgiveness in the name of the Church for the scandals that Read more

Apology sees charges of burgling Chch cathedral dropped Comments 0

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Two men charged with burgling the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral last month have avoided prosecution. Philip Pavich, 55, and Gilbert Southworth, 46, apologised for their actions and gave money to the Anglican diocese. On March 21, motion-activated cameras detected their entry into  the building. Police arrested the pair after they were caught leaving the cathedral Read more

Cardinal Pell makes personal apology to clergy abuse victim Comments 0

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Cardinal George Pell has publicly apologised in person to a victim of child sex abuse by a priest at Royal Commission hearings in Sydney. This followed an apology to John Ellis in statement by the cardinal that was previously sent to the commission. Continue reading   Related Posts:Melbourne education officials reject Pell claims on priestPell Read more