Pope Francis, who has received  a dossier containing allegations of “sexual slavery” in Kenya by a missionary order. Photograph: Angelo Carconi/EPA

A former missionary has denounced the Catholic religious order he belonged to for overseeing a system of “sexual slavery” in Kenya and he has taken hi(...)

In the letter the pope is urged to take steps to appoint more women to church leadership positions. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

Leaders of 52 organisations from Europe, the United States and Asia working for reform(...)