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The pope's letter on abuse in the Catholic Church

On Monday, Pope Francis released a letter admitting the Vatican had not dealt properly with crimes against children and said a new culture...

August 20, 2018 6:50 pm


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Cardinal McCarrick scandal inflames debate over gay priests

Allegations that disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sex with adult seminarians have inflamed a long-running debate about...

August 20, 2018 11:20 am


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Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and...

August 20, 2018 9:20 am


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Catholics ponder donations' merit

Across the U.S., Catholics once faithful with their financial support to their churches are searching for ways to respond to the constant...

August 20, 2018 1:00 am


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Muslims embark on pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia – More than 2 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light on Sunday in Saudi Arabia,...

August 20, 2018 1:00 am


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Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

The archbishop of Dublin said Sunday he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his...

August 19, 2018 1:40 pm


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Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation.

August 19, 2018 12:40 pm


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August 18, 2018 1:00 am


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Bishop Rhoades to release local priests' names

The Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese, said today that in response to the Pennsylvania grand jury...

August 17, 2018 3:06 pm


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Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.

August 16, 2018 5:10 pm


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Rhoades says he acted properly, promptly in Pa. sex-abuse allegations

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades said he acted properly and promptly in dealing with allegations of sexual abuse by two priests while bishop of the...

August 15, 2018 2:10 pm


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August 11, 2018 1:00 am


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China cracking down on Christian churches

NANYANG, China – The 62-year-old Chinese shopkeeper had waited nearly his entire adult life to see his dream of building a church...

August 10, 2018 1:00 am


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August 4, 2018 1:00 am


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Study: US religious orders overwhelmingly back women deacons

A new survey has found that the majority of U.S. Catholic religious orders believe women should be allowed to serve as ordained deacons.

August 2, 2018 2:30 pm