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Crime & Justice

Priests Can Now Grant Clemency to Abortion Sinners

Pope Francis Grants Priests the Power to Forgive Abortion Sinners

Nov 22, 2016 09:03 AM EST

Pope Francis has issued an apostolic letter that will allow priests to forgive abortion offenders. The move has amended the long-running law that only bishops are allowed to grant clemency to violators of the grave sin.

JP Morgan Settles Bribe Case in China with $264M-Payment

JP Morgan Settles Chinese Bribery Case with $264-million Payment

Nov 19, 2016 01:44 PM EST

JP Morgan Chase will pay around $264 million to settle its bribery case in China. Investigators have learned that the banking group had been using its recruitment process to increase its influence and network in bagging profitable business deals.

Yemen Endures Humanitarian Devastation

Yemen’s civil unrest kills 7,000; hurts 35,000

Nov 08, 2016 11:34 AM EST

A 20-month civil war has brought nothing but grief to the Yemeni people. With numerous dead and countless more wounded, the nation is fast becoming a humanitarian disaster due to the absence of medical assistance.

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