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3 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Religion, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia

6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Former Vatican City governor Szoka dies at age 86

Edmund Szoka, who was the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died at age 86. Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan, the Archdiocese of Detroit said in a statement Thursday.


Related Topix: Novi, MI, Religion

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Drug supplier for 'Monsignor Meth' gets 5 years

A woman who authorities say helped supply nearly 10 pounds of methamphetamine to a drug operation in Connecticut run by a Catholic priest dubbed "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced to five years in prison.


Related Topix: Drugs, Religion, Laguna Niguel, CA, San Clemente, CA

10 hrs ago | ABC News

Catholic Church lawyer admits Church knew of paedophile priest in 1958

MARK COLVIN: At the royal commission into child sexual abuse, a lawyer for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne has confirmed that the Church knew as far back as 1958 of allegations against a paedophile priest.


Related Topix: Religion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Cincinnati Archdiocese freezes Catholic school donations to a ice bucket challengea charity

Brenau University's Makenzi Wooten, left, drenches Kaylynn Samples as they take the ALS ice bucket challenge at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville, Ga.


Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Travel

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Oklahoma Catholic bishop sues over planned black mass

Oklahoma's Catholic Archbishop filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to halt the use of what he said were stolen communion wafers destined for a satanic black mass ceremony to be held next month in Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Religion

Kalamazoo's Hackett Catholic Prep celebrates new name, new school year

Kalamazoo County's Catholic high school ended its first day of school Wednesday on a celebratory note, with a ceremony marking the school's name change from Hackett Catholic Central High School to Hackett Catholic Prep .


Related Topix: Religion, Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI

WCAX-TV Burlington

Burlington man accused of assaulting 7-year-old

Investigators say they got a 911 call Tuesday night from a home on Maple Street, where they say Magee physically assaulted his 7-year-old niece.


Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Religion, Life, Self Defense

Greenwich Citizen

NY mayor, faith leaders meeting on arrest death

New York's Catholic archbishop is bringing together the mayor and religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.


Related Topix: Religion

The Age

Cardinal Pell was 'advised to remove priest' over abuse

Cardinal George Pell was advised by his own independent investigator that a paedophile priest should be removed from the ministry, documents reveal.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law, Religion

Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos priest under investigation moved out of area

A Los Banos Catholic priest under investigation for possible sex crimes involving a teenager has been moved to an undisclosed location where there are no children present, a Catholic church official said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Religion, Fresno, CA, Merced, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Historic First Time: Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis Supports Military...

For the first time ever in the history of the Roman Catholic church, its pontiff, currently Pope Francis, has supported military intervention if only to stop the senseless crusade of the Muslim militant ISIS against Christians in Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Metal, Isis, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

New allegations against former Fort Myers Catholic priest

The church found him guilty of sexually abusing a boy and now he's accused of inappropriate behavior with other children.


Related Topix: Religion


Sisters Rescuing Women from Sex Trades

They are the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries , and who looking at them could imagine that they have taken upon themselves - as have so many great missionary sisters before them - such difficult work, serving populations invisible to so many? In a red-light district in Cebu, central Philippines, the taxi stopped when its passenger called out, ... (more)


Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Religion, US News, Conservative Political News

CBS Local

North Side Catholic School Starts New School Year After Facing Possible Closure

Students were back in the classrooms Tuesday at Our Lady of Victory School in Portage Park, after facing closure by the Catholic Archdiocese earlier this year, unless it came up with hundreds of thousands of dollars.


Related Topix: Religion, Kids, Family

Babalu Blog

Quote of the Day - Cuba's Catholic Cardinal reminisces...

Quote of the Day - Cuba's Catholic Cardinal reminisces about the good old days in a Castro concentration camp for gays and dissidents Leave it up to the corrupt and compromised Archbishop of Havana, Cardinal Jaime Ortega , to some how attempt to put a positive spin on the time he spent interred in one of the Castro dictatorship's UMAP facilities, ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, Conservative Political News, US News

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI before trips, archbishop reveals

Vatican City, Aug 19, 2014 / 12:02 am .- Before any international trip Pope Francis visits Benedict XVI, a key Vatican archbishop revealed, noting the good relations between the two and how Pope Francis is carrying forward Benedict's vision.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, Benedict Xvi

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Hopes that Christianity is coming in from the cold in North Korea

They were once referred to as the "Vatican's spies." But one Christian hopes attitudes towards missionaries are changing in North Korea.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Religion

Los Banos Enterprise

Police: Los Banos Catholic priest under investigation for alleged a sex crimesa

A 64-year-old Catholic priest in Los Banos is under investigation for alleged "internet related sex crimes" involving at least one teenager, the Los Banos Police Department reported Monday.


Related Topix: Los Banos, CA, Religion

Cybercast News Service

Catholic Archbishop of Mosul: 'Islam Does Not Say That All Men Are Equal'

Amel Shimoun Nona, the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, who is now living in exile, warned that his diocese is now run by radical Muslims and that "liberal and democratic principles are worth nothing here," adding that "Islam does not say that all men are equal," and if Westerners "do not understand this soon enough, you will become the ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, Middle East, Iraq, World News