Vatican condemns Pennsylvania child sex abuse by priests

THE Vatican has expressed “shame and sorrow” over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in the state. The abuse was “criminally and morally reprehensible”, the Vatican said, and added Pope Francis wanted to eradicate “this tragic horror”. Harrowing examples of …

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Xiamen Airlines flight crash lands at Manila Airport

More than 150 passengers aboard a Xiamen Airlines flight from the southeast coast of China have been forced to evacuate their plane after it slipped off a runway in Manila. The aircraft reportedly bounced upon touchdown at Manila Airport before coming to a halt on the grassy sidelines, damaging two …

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