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September 22, 2018 1:00 am


Authorities arrest fugitive NM priest in abuse case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to...

September 21, 2018 5:30 pm


Activists pan US Catholic bishops' steps

NEW YORK – Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S.

September 21, 2018 1:00 am


Cardinal hires judge to review church sex abuse policies

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York appointed a former federal judge Thursday to review its procedures and protocols.

September 20, 2018 3:50 pm


Diocese releases list of accused

Eighteen priests and deacons are on a list of clerics credibly accused of at least one act of sexual abuse of a minor.

September 19, 2018 1:00 am


Diocese: List of priests, deacons 'credibly accused'

Following is the list of credibly accused priests and deacons released today by the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend:

September 18, 2018 1:50 pm


Pope gives bishops more decision-making options

Pope Francis is codifying ways of consulting ordinary Catholics about issues facing the Catholic Church and is giving more decision-making...

September 18, 2018 10:50 am


Pope gives those in square a gift, jokes: 'don't pay for it'

Pope Francis had a surprise for the 35,000 people in St. Peter's Square – tiny crucifixes.

September 16, 2018 9:40 am



Special events

September 15, 2018 1:00 am


Pope paying tribute in Sicily to priest slain by Mafia

Pope Francis appealed to Mafiosi to renounce their quests for power and money as he visited Sicily on Saturday.

September 15, 2018 12:41 pm


Prosecutor: Suspicion of Rhoades baseless

Kevin C. Rhoades has been bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend since early 2010.

September 14, 2018 1:00 am


Bishop Rhoades exonerated in Pa. investigation

The Pennsylvania district attorney who cleared Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of any criminal charges today after an allegation of "odd" behavior...

September 13, 2018 10:30 am


Chile authorities raid 4 dioceses in clerical abuse probe

Chilean authorities raided four dioceses on Thursday as part of an investigation into clerical sex abuse of minors and alleged cover-ups by...

September 13, 2018 4:40 pm


Pope OKs probe into US bishop as he meets with US delegation

Pope Francis on accepted the resignation of a West Virginia bishop and at the same time authorized a fellow bishop to investigate...

September 13, 2018 9:30 am