Vatican: Churches Should Welcome Gay Couples

first_imgVATICAN CITY – The Roman Catholic Church may be changing its stance on same-sex couples.Church leaders released a new document Monday asking parishes to accept gay partners, as well as unmarried couples and those who have divorced.The announcement does not change church doctrine but signals a new outlook on unconventional families.The report was issued during a two-week meeting with Pope Francis and Roman Catholic bishops at the Vatican.Gay marriage is legal in Indiana following a U.S. Supreme Court decision to not hear cases last week.last_img read more

Venezuelan sentenced to community service for shoplifting

first_imgOliamith Gonsalves being escorted by PoliceA Venezuelan woman was ordered to do community service after she was taken before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Tuesday for shoplifting.Twenty-seven-year-old Oliamith Gonsalves appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly and admitted to the charge which stated that on August 24, 2019, at Regent Street, Georgetown, she stole two deodorants, two razors, beef cuts, and chicken feet – totalling $5490, from Bounty Supermarket.Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh told the court that On August 24, Gonsalves went to the Bounty Supermarket and was observed by a security guard acting in a suspicious manner. The security guard then approached her and requested to carry out a search. During the search, items were found concealed on her person.The police were summoned and the woman was arrested.The Magistrate, after listening to the facts, sentenced Gonsalves to three weeks of community service. She will do her community service at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.last_img read more