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3 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Mark Zmuda, the vice principal of Eastside Catholic School, who was fired in December after marrying his same-sex partner, will file a lawsuit tomorrow against the school and the Archdiocese of Seattle, his attorneys announced in a press release today.
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5 hrs ago | ABC News
A federal judge in Rhode Island has agreed to let a lawsuit move forward against the Roman Catholic religious order the Legion of Christ, turning down an attempt by the disgraced order to end the lawsuit brought over a late Yale University professor's $1 million bequest.
6 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
A Philadelphia priest is awaiting a verdict in his child sexual-assault trial, and praying with Polish-order nuns while he waits.
7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The word? "Hope." It's a big word for many Roman Catholics these days. There's hope for inclusion, for acceptance and mostly for forgiveness.
11 hrs ago | Leigh Journal
A ROMAN Catholic priest has been suspended while an accusation he had a secret affair with a vulnerable parishioner is investigated.
13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Pope Francis is one of the best-known religious figures in the world, but a new Pew Research poll seeking to quantify his popularity raises questions about the so-called Francis effect.
The Boko Haram crisis that has turned some Northeastern parts of the country especially Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states into a war-zone, has been blamed on the escalating level of corruption in the country.
Although Pope Francis in a March 5 interview seemed to leave open the possibility of approval for same-sex civil unions, the official teaching of the Catholic Church, from the Catechism, says that homosexual acts are "intrinsically disordered" and "under no circumstances can they be approved."
Technically it's not a "holy day of obligation," but for some reason Catholics in particular and Christians in general feel obligated to go to church and receive ashes - even if they don't practice their religion on a regular basis.
Christians throughout the Southland will observe Ash Wednesday today, beginning the 40-day season of Lent, when the faithful prepare for Easter by doing penance for sins and seeking spiritual renewal through prayer, self-denial and good works.
Vatican City: Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him "offensive," according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican itself is marking the anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the Pope.
Hundreds of Muslims demonstrated outside Malaysia's highest court on Wednesday as it postponed a decision on whether to hear the Catholic Church's bid to be allowed to call God "Allah".
The leader of the Ukrainian-Rite Catholic Church has publicly called on his countrymen not only to support the nation and her armed forces in the face of the Russian armed excursion onto sovereign Ukrainian soil, but to also be ready to "sacrifice our lives," as reported by the religious-centric news portal Catholic Culture on Mar. 3, 2014.
The head of the Vatican's peace and justice office today criticized the recently enacted law criminalizing homosexuality in Uganda.
Ash Wednesday is a great time to share your Catholic faith with others. Below are five simple suggestions on how to do just that.
Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School is holding an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
As the Roman Catholic pope makes headlines for his bold calls to austerity and humble living , one Newark archbishop is being skewered in the news for a half-million dollar addition on his weekend home in Franklin Township.