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Catholic Nuns, Leaders Arrested While Protesting Detention Of Migrant Children
About 70 activists prayed the rosary as they rallied at Capitol Hill to protest the government’s treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Catholic School Promises To Help Fired Gay Teacher Find New Job
Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson forced Cathedral High School to fire a gay, married teacher last month.
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One-Fifth Of All Dutch Churches Are Now Secular Buildings
Churches in the Netherlands have been converted into community centers, museums, apartment buildings and even gyms.
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German Catholics Storm Out Of Sermon Urging Forgiveness For Predator Priests
The Rev. Ulrich Zurkuhlen was apparently attempting to teach parishioners at Holy Spirit Church in Münster about the importance of forgiveness in Christianity.
Catholic School Kicked Out Of Archdiocese After Refusing To Fire Gay Teacher
The Archdiocese of Indianapolis will no longer recognize Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School as Catholic after the school refused to fire a gay employee.
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The First Black American Catholic Priest Is One Step Closer To Becoming A Saint
Pope Francis has moved the Rev. Augustus Tolton into the second stage of the four-part canonization process. There are still no black American Catholic saints.
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Catholic Church Spent Millions Fighting Laws That Help Sexual Abuse Victims: Report
A new study says that the church poured at least $10.6 million into lobbying efforts in eight Northeastern states.
Catholic Composer Pens Song For Pride Month Because 'We Are Called To Love'
David Haas' song, composed to celebrate Pride Month, illustrates how some Catholics are striving to be more welcoming of LGBTQ people.
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Dave Bautista Slams Bishop Who Warned Catholics To Avoid Pride Celebrations
"My mom's a lesbian. I think I turned out OK."
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Woman Says Catholic Priest Seduced Her During Counseling And Church Failed To Act
By Nicole Winfield, AP
Laura Pontikes says she feels betrayed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo after coming forward with claims that a Catholic priest manipulated her into a sexual relationship during a vulnerable point in her life.
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Providence Bishop Says Sorry, Not Sorry He Called Pride Culture 'Harmful For Children'
Thomas Tobin said he "regrets" his Pride Month admonishment was controversial, but he's going to continue to "teach the faith."
Rhode Island Bishop Warns Catholics To Avoid Pride Events Because Of 'Harm To Children'
Furious critics on Twitter can't stand the hypocrisy.
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Women's Fertility App Secretly Bankrolled By Anti-Abortion Activists: Report
The Femm app attacks hormonal birth control as unsafe and unreliable, according to The Guardian.
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Kirsten Gillibrand: The GOP Is Not Driven By Faith
The 2020 candidate, a Catholic, said the Republican Party's policies don't line up with the Gospel's commands to serve the poor and the sick.
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Leaked Emails Prove Top Catholic Officials Knew Ex-Cardinal Slept With Seminarians
Despite restrictions imposed by the Vatican, Theodore McCarrick was allowed to rise in the ranks and play prominent diplomatic roles under Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis.
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Five Former Michigan Catholic Priests Charged With Sex Crimes
The charges are part of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's investigation into the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in her state.
U.S. Catholic Cardinal Favors Restricting 'Large-Scale' Immigration Of Muslims
A century after his Irish ancestors arrived in America in pursuit of a new life, Cardinal Raymond Burke is lashing out at Muslims seeking to do the same today.
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Police Raid Dallas Catholic Diocese For Documents On Sex Abuse Allegations
By David Warren, AP
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests applauded investigators for digging into the diocese's "secret archives."
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Pope Francis Orders All Catholic Priests, Nuns To Report Sexual Abuse And Cover-Ups
The law from the Vatican provides whistleblower protections for anyone making a report.
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Polish Activist Arrested Over Image Of Mary And Jesus With Rainbow Halos
Human rights activist Elżbieta Podleśna is accused of “offending religious beliefs,” a crime in Catholic-majority Poland.
Catholic Services Canceled In Sri Lanka Capital For Second Week Amid Renewed Threats
By Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press
Churches in Colombo, Sri Lanka were closed after over 250 people were killed in suicide bombings on April 21.
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Sri Lankan Catholic Churches Cancel Worship Services, Fearful Of More Attacks
The archbishop of Colombo and other religious leaders are cautioning Sri Lankans against attending worship services for the foreseeable future.
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Sri Lanka's Christians Devastated After Easter Sunday Bombings
Although Christians are currently a minority in Sri Lanka, Christianity has a long history in the island nation.
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What You Didn’t Know About Notre Dame’s History Through 9 Centuries
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Here’s why saving the cathedral in Paris is so important.
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Los Angeles Archdiocese Agrees To Record $8 Million Settlement Over Teen's Abuse
Advocates ask how teacher Juan Ivan Barajas preyed on the girl years after U.S. Catholic bishops acted to stop sex abuse.
Muskrat Love? Detroit-Area Catholics Allowed To Eat Rodent During Lent
A long-standing permission by the Archdiocese of Detroit allows local Catholics to eat muskrat — a furry, marsh-dwelling rodent native to the area — “on days of abstinence, including Fridays of Lent.”
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