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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.

Kansas City Priest To Plead Guilty To Child Porn Charges

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 08.02.2012 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Kansas City priest accused of producing and possessing child pornography will plead guilty Thursday to at least some of the fede...

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...

Catholic Priest Charged With Raping 14-Year-Old Twice

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — German prosecutors say a Roman Catholic priest has been charged with twice raping a 14-year-old girl 20 years ago. Osnabrueck prosecut...

Abuse Cha against Catholic priest roils Kenya

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — After three young men and a boy told police last June an Italian priest had been sexually molesting them for years at a shelter...

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....

Priest Found Slain In Church Rectory

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHATHAM, N.J. — A Roman Catholic priest was found slain Friday morning in his clerical robes in the rectory of his northern New Jersey parish, a...

Ill. priest attempts suicide after abuse claim

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Roman Catholic priest who was removed from his suburban Chicago post because of an abuse allegation was in intensive care Thursday a...

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...

Polish Priest Ksawery Knotz Boasts Happy Sex Life In New Book

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — The Rev. Ksawery Knotz has a message for all married Catholic couples out there: there's nothing wrong with a steamy sex life. ...