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4 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
In this April 8, 2005 file photo, the coffin containing the body of Pope John Paul II passes world leaders, including King Abdullah II and Queen Raina of Jordan, left, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, center, Queen Margarethe and Prince Consort Henrik, right, U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush, second row, right, ... (more)
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8 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard
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.
8 hrs ago | Ananova
A retired Catholic priest has been questioned by detectives over the alleged sexual abuse of three schoolgirls between 1980 and 2000.
8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
He was interviewed under caution after three women claimed they were indecently assaulted by him when he was parish priest A Catholic priest has been interviewed by police investigating the alleged sexual abuse of three school girls over a 20-year period.
10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
In an ages-old ritual, the Catholic archbishop of Quebec will rap three times on a bronze Holy Door - the first in the Americas - and wait for it to be opened so that he can pass through.
In a promising blow against blazing ignorance this week, the National University of Ireland in Galway has suspended the school's Legion of Mary after the group distributed leaflets encouraging students to "move beyond the confines of the homosexual label."
Former South African President Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest on December 15 following a state funeral expected to draw major world leaders, mourners and celebrities on a scale not seen since the funeral for the late Pope John Paul II, the government announced Friday.
By Jason Ruiter Capital News Service The Maryland Catholic Church lost more than 100,000 members between 2000 and 2010 according to the U.S. Religion Census, but a more direct and humble approach by Pope Francis is leading many to believe he may help re-energize the faithful.
The demonstration began with a benediction led by Father Jesus Camacho, of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Boise, who spoke on the need for justice and human rights in Idaho and around the world.
Akers missed his fifth field goal of the season wide right from 31 yards in last week's 40-10 win... A Muskegon woman, with help from the American Civil Liberties Union, has sued the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, alleging the group's anti-abortion directive denies pregnant women in crisis proper medical care / 2004 photo by REGINA H.
"Making All Things New," the latest reform initiative of the Archdiocese of New York, is about to shift into high gear.
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.
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.
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.
Wichita, KS- What started out as the dream of a small Catholic High School class in Beloit, Kansas, has turned into a national pro-life event aimed at activating youth to stand against abortion.