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Gay Teacher Worked at Catholic School for 12 Years, Says Same-Sex Relationship Was No Secret - So Why Was He Suddenly Fired? A gay high school teacher was fired from an all-boys Catholic school - where he says his same-sex relationship was no secret - apparently because he applied for a marriage license with his partner.
It's safe to say that the above is not the most quoted line from the pope's most recent and most talked about essay, Evangelii Gaudium, which includes some pointed criticism of late capitalism.
Michael Adebolajo, one of the men accused of gruesomely hacking to death British Fusilier Lee Rigby in May, said in a police interview that he and co-accused Michael Adebowale didn't seek out Rigby because of a personal vendetta, but because he was "the soldier that was spotted first."
Staff Report KARACHI: Civil society, human rights and minorities rights organisations on Friday staged a protest demonstration in front of Karachi Press Club against cold-blooded murder of Scheduled Caste Hindu girl Kaku Kolhi in Shadi Palli, Umerkot district and demanded to provide justice to the Dalit family.
A Catholic priest has been interviewed by police investigating reports of historic sexual abuse at a primary school in Rochdale The investigation relates to the indecent assault and sexual abuse of three women during their time as schoolgirls at St Vincent's Primary School in Norden, Rochdale, between 1980 and 2000, Greater Manchester Police said.
Sexy or sacrilegious? Exploitative or liberating? A Gap holiday ad featuring a Sikh man with an attractive woman touching his turban and unbuttoned shirt has provoked controversy from Yuba City to India.
A former manager of a now-closed New York art gallery has pleaded guilty for his role in an international scheme to smuggle ancient Buddhist and Hindu sculptures.
A group of Syrian Greek Orthodox nuns reportedly seized by rebels from a convent near Damascus denied in a video broadcast Friday that they had been kidnapped and said they were being held in a safe place.
The search resumed on Tuesday morning for a missing single-engine plane that disappeared in central Idaho with a San Jose executive and his family.
'To say it is holy is not enough' - Hundreds flock to church to catch glimpse of True Cross Hundreds of worshippers flocked to a Kenton church to catch a glimpse of a rare Christian artefact many believe was part of the very cross on which Jesus was crucified.
RCMP in New Brunswick say a retired Roman Catholic priest faces several charges, including one count of sexual assault, in connection with alleged incidents involving boys in the 1970s and 80s.
Three high school choirs in northwestern Montana plan to participate in Christmas concerts at the Mormon church in Kalispell despite protests from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
The list was published in the online edition of The Catholic Spirit, the archdiocesan newspaper, in response to ongoing litigation of childhood sexual abuse cases in Ramsey County against the church and individual priests.
Thomas Williams, the onetime public face of the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order who left the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child, is getting married this weekend to the child's mother, The Associated Press has learned.
Pope Francis has set up a committee to fight child sex abuse in the Catholic Church and give pastoral care to victims following a recommendation from a council of cardinals he has asked to advise him.