Pope Francis supports same-sex civil unions

 - Culture - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

In a recent feature-length documentary, debuted at the Rome Film Festival, Pope Francis showed his support for same-sex civil unions. 

This illustrates a striking shift in opinion from the Vatican as the pope stated that homosexual people possess the right to have a family as they are also children of the Lord.

The documentary, named ‘Francesco’ tackles issues closest to the pope’s heart such as poverty, migration, race and equality, amongst others.

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COVID-19 has brought an increase in domestic violence

 - COVID-19 - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a number of external problems beyond its actual health drawbacks. 

One of the main problems is the surge in domestic violence around the world as a result of isolation, as many victims of domestic abuse are forced to stay inside with their abusers. The United Nations have called this ever-increasing issue a ‘shadow pandemic’.

Malta has a 179 helpline for anyone suffering any kind of abuse which requires an urgent response.


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Large crowds spotted at Champions League match

 - COVID-19 - Oct 21 SHARE ON:

The Champions League opening day fixture of Renne vs. Krasnodar would seem like a typical COVID-era football game, or so one would think. 

A peculiar number of football fans were spotted at the French stadium as the home team of Rennes took on Russian-side Krasnodar. 

This comes after UEFA’s recent loosening of restrictions which made it permissible to accept 30 percent of fans back into stadiums for Champions League games.


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Ronaldo shaves head while in quarantine

 - Celebrities - Oct 21 SHARE ON:
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