NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Churches, schools and crops have been burned in a clearing process that government officials say will save the main water supply.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A grand jury investigating clergy sex abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses found that church leaders were more interested in preventing scandal than protecting children.
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(RNS) — The five candidates all are in the early stages of the journey to sainthood.
The church finds itself increasingly targeted by Ortega and his backers, reviving a hostility between the Sandinista base and the church establishment that burned hot during the 1980s but seemed to have been overcome in recent years.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Holy See's announcement about McCarrick said that Pope Francis was taking action by isolating McCarrick and ordering penance even before 'accusations made against him are examined in a regular canonical trial.'
(RNS) — Historically, it has taken a while for Catholics and Jews to earn seats on the top court, which used to be composed entirely of Protestants.
(RNS) — New guidelines intended to allow German Protestants to receive Catholic Eucharist with their Catholic spouses has left the country's Catholics caught between its majority’s desire for a relaxation of the rules and the limits to change in the...
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Following the killings of several priests in the Central African Republic, Catholic officials worry that clergy are being targeted by armed groups for their peacemaking efforts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of witnesses testified in the state attorney general's two-year grand jury investigation that victim advocates expect will produce the largest and most exhaustive clergy sexual abuse report by a U.S. state.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president, who recently sparked outrage for calling God stupid, has courted new controversy in his largely Roman Catholic country by saying he will resign if anybody can prove that God exists.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass for migrants and those who care for them in St. Peter's Basilica, calling attention to their plight as the U.S. and other countries increasingly close their doors, ports and borders to them.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It's not clear if the protests will derail the sainthood cause of Cardinal August Hlond, but in the past the Vatican has taken such protests seriously and at the very least put the cases up for closer review.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse said Wednesday that he would appeal the verdict and resist public pressure to resign as archbishop of an Australian city.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — It's a landmark case welcomed by some abuse survivors as a strong warning to institutions that fail to protect children.