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Former Priest Charged In Decades-Old Beauty Queen Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime

A retired Catholic priest who heard the last confession of a South Texas beauty queen before she was raped and murdered more than five decades ago has...

Priests Accused Of Sexual Abuse Transferred To South America, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2015 | Religion

Fugitive Fathers (Trailer) from GlobalPost on Vimeo. Less than a week before Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States, a damning report has e...

Why These 6 Religious Groups Wear What They Wear

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.18.2015 | Religion

Clothing worn by religious leaders and people of devout faith often is much more than a fashion statement. A simple robe can make a Buddhist monk feel...

Catholic Priest Is Reunited With His Unbelievably Cute And Undeniably Adventurous Puppy Dog

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.06.2015 | Religion

A Catholic priest's beloved puppy dog has a new leash on life after being rescued from a drain pipe. Ysolt, an adventurous 8-week-old mastiff named af...

These Death Row Inmates Were Exonerated, But It Isn't Enough

Religion News Service | David Yonke | Posted 10.24.2013 | Religion

TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) Three men who were sentenced to death only to be exonerated years later have a message for Ohio and the rest of America: Abolish th...

N.J. Catholics Outraged Over Archbishop's Defense Of Accused Priest's Access To Children

Posted 04.30.2013 | Religion

By Mark Mueller Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) Amid calls for a Vatican investigation, Newark Archbishop John J. Myers is facing fierce...

The Church Is Wrong! Fr. Flannery, Like MLK, Is Right To Follow His Conscience

Steve McSwain | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The Roman Church and its misguided leaders may seek to "kill" the reputation and ministry of Flannery. But, they will succeed only in giving birth to other Flannerys, to other Martin Luther Kings.

Murder of Catholic Priest in Colombia Greeted With Collective Silence

Dan Kovalik | Posted 11.07.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Last night, I received an email from the Colombia Support Network about a Catholic priest who was assassinated in Colombia. His name was Father Jos...

Female Priest Ordained In Italy By Rebel Catholics

Guardian | John Hopper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 35-year-old Sicilian became the first Catholic woman to be ordained in Italy on Saturday....

Nazi Death Squads Being Investigated By Catholic Priest

Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jonathan Brown | The Independent Father Patrick Desbois has spent the past decade piecing together the horrific story of the Nazis' secret death s...