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China is taking a step backwards in terms of cooperation with the Vatican after the central government ruled on a law that would require all bishops to be selected by a Chinese-run religious bureau.
The North American branch of the 'Irish' Christian Brothers will pay $16.5 million to more than 400 people who were sexually molested as children by members of the Roman Catholic order that operates schools and orphanages around the world.
Shyane Cooper had tucked her boys under blankets and kissed them good night.She was sleeping too, beside 18-month-old Cayleb and three-year-old Ryder, in a tent at a camp site near the Wolverine River... It's always been about the room.
A suspended Catholic priest in Davenport will return to the ministry after a diocese investigation did not substantiate an allegation that he inappropriately touched a minor in 1990.
A Roman Catholic priest suspended a year ago after he was accused of child sexual abuse has been reinstated after the allegation was found to be unsubstantiated.
Leaders of the Boy Scouts of America are set for a final vote Thursday on a proposal to end a ban on openly gay scouts while continuing the ban on gay adult scout leaders.
In the homily to his morning Mass Wednesday, Pope Francis said that Christians must stop perpetuating narrow definitions of 'good' and embrace atheists as God does - for the work they do to make the world a better place, reports Raw Story.
Police are investigating whether Rev. Edward Belczak, the longtime pastor of a Catholic church in Troy, might have embezzled or mismanaged more than $400,000. / Archdiocese of Detroit No charges have been filed against Rev.
What does it mean to pray? How is it that we enter God's presence through devotion and meditation? What is the meaning of suffering? These are the kinds of questions asked by many of the sixteenth century's great Christian mystics, scholars, and saints.
Lord knows our schools have problems. But suppose we tried to solve them by doing something radical - say, turning the schools over to the Catholic Church.
El Salvador's president meets with Pope Francis on Thursday amid mounting indications that the stars have finally aligned to beatify assassinated Archbishop Oscar Romero.
Scholars around the Muslim world were alarmed five years ago by news reports that Turkey planned a new, possibly heretical compilation of the Prophet Mohammad's sayings that might scrap those it thought were out of date.
LOUISVILLE, KY The Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville has teamed with local Catholic charities to collect funds for the victims of the Oklahoma tornados.
Visit John S. Burke Catholic High School these days, and you will notice more energy, more racial diversity ... and more students.
Two companies whose owners claim to operate in accord with Catholic doctrine asked a U.S. appeals court to exempt them from a law requiring businesses to offer birth control coverage as part of employer health plans.
The transport department is willing to engage with various sections of the South African community about the contentious e-tolling system, it said on Wednesday.
Pope Francis has issued his first appeal directed at Catholics in China, long the source of concern for his predecessor Benedict XVI.