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42 min ago | New York Post

Female coaches at Catholic school 'had sex with students for years'

Two female basketball coaches turned a Catholic secondary school into Horndog High, bedding students for years under the watch of a skirt-chasing athletic director, according to an alleged victim and three school sources.


Related Topix: Religion, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Troy parish gets new pastor to replace priest charged with embezzlement

After more than 19 months, members of St. Thomas More Catholic parish are getting a full-time pastor to formally replace the Rev.


Related Topix: Troy, MI, Religion

8 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 30, 2014 / 07:53 am .- Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new musical endeavor.


Related Topix: Religion, Burma, World News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

3 South Jersey Nursing Homes Owned By Catholic Diocese Of Camden Up For Sale

It all comes down to money, according to diocesan spokesman Peter Heuerherd. An expert committee has determined that the government's share of funding has been shrinking for more than a decade.


Related Topix: Religion, Nursing, Medicine

15 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

Catholic leaders dedicate shrine at Wellspring

Victor Texcucano/Staff The welcoming Jesus statue is situated at the front of Wellspring, Fransalian Center for Spirituality in Whitehouse.


Related Topix: Religion, Whitehouse, TX, Tyler, TX

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Catholic college makes good progress following glowing inspection report

Wales' only Catholic sixth-form college is making good progress but there is too much variation in learner outcomes between courses, according to the nation's inspectorate.


Related Topix: Religion, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Shropshire County, England

DFW Catholic

Greek Catholics face hostility amid unrest in Ukraine

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 05:02 pm .- A bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church called for peace amid escalating conflict with pro-Russian separatists, stating that the Church there is facing increased persecution as fighting goes on.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Religion, Orthodox Church

The Daily Democrat

Davis priest sentenced to probation, 90 days in jail for sex with minor

A Roman Catholic priest began to cry on Friday as his attorney read the words of the teenage girl in which he admitted to having a sexual relationship while working at a Davis church.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Religion

Bloomfield Hills all-girl Catholic High School teacher claims she was fired for being gay

Barbara Webb, a former Catholic all-girls high school teacher at Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills, says her ex-employer fired her for being gay.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Religion, Health Insurance, Health

Catholic paper in Australia refuses McAleese advert

The refusal of a Catholic newspaper in Australia to run an advertisement for a talk by former president Mary McAleese has been criticised as another attempt by the agents of the official church to silence those with views they do not agree with.


Related Topix: Religion, Mary Mcaleese

Religion News Service

Catholic Church must welcome a unconventional couples,a says top Italian bishop

ROME The Catholic Church should make "unconventional couples" feel at home instead of making them targets of "de facto discrimination," the leader of the Italian Bishops Conference and an ally of Pope Francis said this week.


Related Topix: Religion, Italy, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

DFW Catholic

Catholic couple marks 25th wedding anniversary at Rimini Meeting

Rimini, Italy, Aug 28, 2014 / 08:04 pm .- An Italian couple celebrating their 25th anniversary of marriage by volunteering at the Rimini Meeting, a major Catholic event, aimed to reflect the beauty of their faith and to thank God for their love.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Religion, Wedding

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton's Catholic community fears for Iraqi Christians

Stantec's new $500-million skyscraper will be mighty tall when it's completed in 2018 - 62 storeys, dwarfing all other Edmonton towers, making it one of the highest skyscrapers in the country, behind five Toronto and two Calgary towers .


Related Topix: Religion, Canada, North America, World News


Judge to consider key part of sex-abuse settlement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena is asking a judge to approve an agreement with its insurers that would provide the bulk of the funding for a proposed settlement with hundreds of people who say they were sexually abused by clergy.


Related Topix: Religion, Montana, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The Washington Post

Pope removes key Benedict XVI protege

Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Benedict Xvi


Islamist Terror Demands Vatican Catholic Defense

"With Islamist terrorists murdering, plundering and raping in the Middle East and threatening our homeland, church officials and others must overcome their fear of private citizen firearms possession," gun rights expert John M. Snyder stated here today.


Related Topix: Religion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

St. Anthony Messenger

Pope cautions against being envious or mean-spirited

Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, since the division they cause among believers is the work of the devil, Pope Francis said.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion

The New Zealand Herald

Filipino bishops to counter Islamic State group

Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, have vowed to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.


Related Topix: Religion

DFW Catholic

Adelaide to host Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2015

Adelaide, Australia, Aug 28, 2014 / 12:08 am .- The Australian bishops have announced that next year's national Catholic youth festival will be held in Adelaide, the capital of the state of South Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Religion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Polish diplomat raises extradition for Vatican official accused of sex abuse

Poland's ambassador to the Holy See has forcefully condemned the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Polish-born former archbishop and Vatican diplomat, and said Warsaw is considering a fresh request to extradite Jozef Wesolowski to face trial in his homeland.

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