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4 min ago | Reuters
Pope Francis denounced the "global scandal" of hunger on Monday, calling for an international "wave of prayer" to bring attention to the plight of the needy and homeless.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
4 min ago | Turnto10.com
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence weighed in on Nelson Mandela's death by calling his support for abortion "shameful."
4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com
Child welfare advocates have sent a letter to the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston asking him to back legislation that would extend the time that victims of childhood sexual abuse could file lawsuits.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Sean Houlihan and Natalie Ferland told the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune they were both terminated from Lawrence Catholic Academy just before Thanksgiving for violating their contracts.
9 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org
Caleb Howe at The Right Scoop posted video of leftist talker Thom Hartmann on his Russia Today TV program "The Big Picture" arguing with two conservatives that you can't love Jesus and be a Republican.
Mary Sue Barnett lay prostrate Sunday before members of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests and others laid their hands on her in solemn reverence and prayer.
Pope Francis has become the latest figure in Rome's wax museum with a statue depicting the pontiff smiling in the iconic moment when he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica after his election.
"This clearly violates the freedom of religion. ... so it's clearly unconstitutional," said Msgr.
Queen of Angels Catholic parish in Riverside has been raising money for 15 years to build a new church.
Adam Shaw, an editor for the Fox News website, has been taking a lot of heat, even from some conservatives, for a rip-roaring assessment of the pope's recent apostolic exhortation.
Gay Teacher Worked at Catholic School for 12 Years, Says Same-Sex Relationship Was No Secret - So Why Was He Suddenly Fired? A gay high school teacher was fired from an all-boys Catholic school - where he says his same-sex relationship was no secret - apparently because he applied for a marriage license with his partner.
The University of Notre Dame re-filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Affordable Care Act's controversial contraception mandate, claiming the law violated its Catholic doctrine.
It's safe to say that the above is not the most quoted line from the pope's most recent and most talked about essay, Evangelii Gaudium, which includes some pointed criticism of late capitalism.
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)
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.
A retired Catholic priest has been questioned by detectives over the alleged sexual abuse of three schoolgirls between 1980 and 2000.
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.