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How Many Billion Dollars Did Sex Abuse Cost The U.S. Catholic Church?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Religion

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released their eleventh annual report on the progress of implementing the Charter for the Protection ...

Pope Francis Slammed For Innaction And Comments On Sex Abuse

AP | Nicole Winfield | Posted 03.05.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is coming under increasing criticism that he simply doesn't get it on sex abuse. Three months after the Vatican an...

Cardinals Gather In Rome To Debate The Church's Biggest Issues

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) High-level debates over Catholic teachings on marriage and divorce and other hot-button issues heated up on Wednesday (Feb. 19) as ...

Pope Francis Didn't Initially Want To Be Called Pope Francis

Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion

Though Pope Francis' name is now on the whole world's lips, it seems that the former Cardinal Jose Mario Bergoglio did not always intend on choosing i...

What Will Happen To The Legion Of Christ?

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — First, one of the Legion of Christ's top officials abruptly quit the troubled religious order in frustration over the slow pace ...

Is The Catholic Church Too Self-Involved? The Pope Thinks So

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.01.2013 | Religion

The "People's Pope" is living up to his name. In a brutally frank interview published by Italian daily La Repubblica this week, Pope Francis revea...

Pope Francis vs American Bishops?

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 09.23.2013 | Religion

NEW YORK -- In recent years, many American bishops have drawn a harder line with parishioners on what could be considered truly Roman Catholic, adopti...

Meet The Catholics Feeling Threatened By Pope Francis

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased. Four months into his papacy, Francis has called on young Catholics ...

Pope Francis Aided By Law Experts For Vatican Reform

www.reuters.com | Philip Pullella | Posted 07.21.2013 | Religion

(Reuters) - Pope Francis has brought in international experts to help him overhaul the Holy See and move on from a series of scandals under his predec...

Vatican Bombshell: Pope Francis Picks 8 Permanent Advisory Council To Reform Church

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.13.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis named eight cardinals from around the globe Saturday to advise him on running the Catholic Church and reforming the ...

Can Pope Francis Really Reform The Vatican?

Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale and David Gibson Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis has won widespread acclaim thus far in his nascent p...