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Pope Francis Insists Bishops Learn How To Punish Sexual Abusers
The Vatican's upcoming summit on the clergy sex abuse scandal seeks to make amends for the Catholic Church's past failures.
Catholic Priest Sentenced To Jail For Abusing Boys, Forcing 1 To Say Confession
David Lee Poulson was charged as a result of Pennsylvania's landmark grand jury report into the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal.
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Opus Dei Paid Almost $1 Million To Settle Sexual Misconduct Suit Against Popular Priest
A woman alleged the Rev. C. John McCloskey groped her repeatedly during Washington counseling sessions.
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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Suggests He Sexually Assaulted Maid As A Teen
The controversial president says he told a priest that he snuck into his maid's room and "touched" her while she slept.
Pope Francis Urges Predator Priests To Turn Themselves In And Face Justice
Pope Francis vowed during his Christmas address to the Curia that the church would "never again" cover up sexual abuse.
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Catholic Church Withheld Over 500 Names Of Priests Accused Of Child Abuse: Report
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan called the findings in her report "preliminary"
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Priest Is Banned From Presiding At Funerals After Criticizing Teen's Suicide
Rev. Don LaCuesta has apologized for his sermon at a Michigan memorial.
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Pope Francis Celebrates 82nd Birthday At The Vatican
Pope Francis cut a cake with children at the Vatican before his birthday, which falls on December 17.
2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500,000 From Catholic School
Some of the money may have been used for gambling in Las Vegas.
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Teacher Claims Catholic School Fired Her For Getting Pregnant Before Marriage
The Diocese of Harrisburg reportedly decided to fire Naiad Reich over issues of morality — months after it was accused of covering up decades of child abuse.
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Queer Catholics Condemn Pope's Claim That Being Gay Has Become 'Fashionable'
Pope Francis claimed in an interview that homosexuality has become a "fashionable" lifestyle in some societies.
Court Sides With Clergy Who Don't Want To Be Named In Landmark Sex Abuse Report
Pennsylvania's Supreme Court decided the 11 Catholic priests' reputations could be “irreparably and illegitimately impugned" if their names were disclosed.
Stephen Colbert On How He Returned To Catholicism After Being An Atheist
The “Late Show" host said his 20-something self turned back to God one cold night in Chicago.
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Young People Challenge Vatican To Be More Welcoming Of LGBTQ Catholics
Young Catholics are insisting on a more pastoral approach to LGBTQ issues.
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Catholic Exorcist Prays For Brett Kavanaugh In Response To Witches' Planned Hex
The Rev. Gary Thomas said those targeting the Supreme Court justice are "real evil people."
Federal Prosecutors Open Clergy Abuse Probe In Pennsylvania
By MaryClaire Dale and Eric Tucker, AP
U.S. Attorney William McSwain of Philadelphia, who issued the subpoenas, wants to know if priests, bishops, seminarians or others committed any federal crimes.
Hidden Cameras Capture Victims Confronting Pennsylvania Priest They Say Abused Them
The Rev. George Koharchik told the men who say he molested them nearly 30 years ago that he believes God has forgiven him.
Former Pennsylvania Priest Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Abuse
David Poulson, one of over 300 "predator priests" within the state's Catholic Church, faces 14 years in prison.
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Catholic Activists Demand Women’s Voting Rights At Major Vatican Meeting
Catholic women want to know why female leaders can't vote alongside male peers at the Vatican's Synod of Bishops.
Catholic Church To Offer ID Cards For Undocumented Immigrants In Baltimore
The Archdiocese of Baltimore hopes the cards will help people without government ID cards feel safe asking police for help.
Catholic Nuns Bash GOP Tax Law On Nationwide Bus Tour
Ahead of the midterm elections, 30 Catholic sisters are touring the country to talk about how the tax law poses an “existential threat” to lower-income Americans.
Pope Francis: Satan Is Stalking The Catholic Church
He urges the faithful to call on Michael the archangel for help against the "malign one" amid new sexual abuse scandals.
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Fox News Host Compares Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation To Crucifixion of Jesus Christ
Greg Gutfeld accused Democrats of tearing "down the wall between justice and mob rule."
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Sex Abuse Survivors Protest As Pope Francis, Bishops Gather For Global Meeting
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
As Catholic bishops convene in Rome discuss how to minister to young people, survivors want to make sure their voices are heard.
Campus Minister Claims Facebook Posts About Friends’ Gay Weddings Got Him Fired
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Cleveland State University's Keith Kozak, who is Catholic, says his employer wanted to talk to him about "some things on Facebook and Twitter."
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Pope Francis Says Sex Abuse Crisis Has Driven Young Catholics Away From The Church
"Many young people do not turn to us for anything," the pope said during a meeting in Estonia.
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