Priest abducted in Nigeria, archbishop escapes in Florence


A priest is abducted in Nigeria, a monastery is attacked in Vietnam, an Amercian earthquake topples a turret at a Catholic uni, Japanese bishops call for an end to nuclear power, and the Archbishop of Florence (pictured) escapes a gun attack.

Women's rights activist strips in Vatican (SMH)

Mob attacks Vietnamese monastery (ICN)

Adviser resigns after column linking same-sex attraction with the devil (CNS)

Florence archbishop escape gun attack (West Australian)

Nigerian church refuses priest abduction ransom demand (All Africa)

Church-backed abortion bill in Russia sparks protest (West Australian)

Vietnamese students clean biggest fetus cemetery (Ucanews)

Oklahoma earthquake topples Cath uni turret (NCR)

Pope says prostitution and pornography threaten dignity of women (CNS)

Pope visit to Ireland unlikely after government statement (CNA)

Archbishop Dolan bars same-sex marriages from Cath facilities (CNA)

Pope meets Holy Land leaders (Google)

Japanese bishops call for end to nuclear power (Ucanews)

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