Pope names 5 new saints

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis creates five new saints on Sunday, including Britain’s Cardinal John Henry Newman — one of the Catholic Church’s most renowned converts — and a nun dubbed the “Mother Teresa of Brazil”.

Pope calls synod

The working document for the “synod”, which mainly brings together bishops from nine Pan-Amazonian countries, denounces in scathing terms social injustices and crimes, including murders, as well as suggesting a Church action plan.

Face mask ban

But critics countered that bypassing the legislature and giving Lam the power to make any law would be a slippery slope for an international finance hub that owes its economic success to its reputation for rule of law and judicial independence.

‘It’s a coup!’

Trump’s comments came after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to prevent or delay five State Department officials from testifying in the investigation probing accusations that Trump abused his office by seeking dirt from Ukraine on a 2020 election rival.

‘How dare you’

September 24, 2019
UNITED NATIONS, United States — An emotional Greta Thunberg tore into world leaders at a UN climate summit Monday, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, as announcements by major economies fell far short of expectations.

YOUNG ‘WARRIORS’

September 21, 2019
SYDNEY — Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike Friday — heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to stave off environmental disaster.