IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat as U.S. President Donald Trump spoke of “100 … Continue reading IS 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria as Trump urges Europe to do more

Exclusive: McCarrick defrocking shows 'bishops not above the law' – top Vatican investigator

The defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is a “very important signal” to the Catholic Church hierarchy that no one is above the law, the Vatican’s top sexual crimes investigator said on Saturday. Reuters Continue reading Exclusive: McCarrick defrocking shows 'bishops not above the law' – top Vatican investigator