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Following the decision of a panel of Australian judges to uphold the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s,... [Read More]
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For Katie Boller Gosewisch, it was a dream job, until she collided with a legal doctrine called the ministerial exception. As director of faith formation... [Read More]
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St. Joseph Sr. Helen Prejean is known the world over for her commitment to social justice, particularly for her ministry to and advocacy on behalf... [Read More]
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As the 2020 presidential election nears, analysts are still wondering about Kansas. Why did the Midwestern white working class shift to the right? Did the... [Read More]
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A panel of three Australian judges has upheld the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s in a 2-1... [Read More]
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A grand jury returned a nine-count indictment of rape against a Cincinnati archdiocesan priest Aug. 19 for crimes committed when he was a parish music... [Read More]
The executive director of the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops asked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, himself a Catholic, to stay the Aug. 22 execution of... [Read More]
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In the New York Times, Azam Ahmed chronicles the violence many women face in Central America and why it forces them to flee north. If... [Read More]
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The phone jolted Jesuit Fr. Bob Dufford from a sound sleep. "You're gonna want to get out of bed," his publishing rep said, "and turn... [Read More]
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The red wine from dinner coursed through my veins as I jogged through the town center. I didn't want to miss it. I skipped up... [Read More]
A Catholic high school in the Diocese of Charleston is boosting security and stepping up diversity training after expelling two students tied to racist videos... [Read More]
Retired Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany said in a statement Aug. 16 he "never sexually abused anyone" and is taking a voluntary leave of absence... [Read More]
A Capuchin Franciscan priest was found guilty Aug. 15 of four counts of child sexual abuse stemming from when he served as a parochial vicar... [Read More]
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As they entered the worship service on the last full day of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Churchwide Assembly, some of the pastors clapped... [Read More]
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Leading five seminarians on an eight-week summer service program largely through Appalachia and South America, Conventual Franciscan Fr. Michael Lasky saw a new awareness rising... [Read More]
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On this city's fabled Market Square, the Assumption Basilica, known as Kosciol Mariacki, towers over a maze of cobbled streets and alleyways. Founded in the... [Read More]
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For Joan Baez, her life in music began when as a 16-year-old ukulele-strumming 10th grader at Redlands High School in southern California, she took to... [Read More]
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On Friday, I began my review of Jesuit Fr. Jared Wicks' critically important book Investigating Vatican II: Its Theologians, Ecumenical Turn and Biblical Commitment, and... [Read More]
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More than 150,000 migrants have passed through the doors of Sr. Norma Pimentel's ministry. For her work, she received the Leadership Conference of Women Religious... [Read More]
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