Author: Michelle Boorstein

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The archdiocese on Monday put out a list of 31 clergy it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. Here are the names... [Read More]
A newly released list of 31 accused priests in the Archdiocese of Washington included some painful surprises: priests who had never been publicly named as... [Read More]
The letter comes amid huge turmoil in a part of the American church that seemed to have evaded the abuse crisis. [Read More]
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Four days after Wuerl's exit over abuse criticism, Catholic leaders say the move is necessary for "full transparency." [Read More]
The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington on Monday released a list of 28 priests it says have been credibly accused of abuse since 1948, saying in... [Read More]
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The early end to the top cleric's career reflects Catholics' ire over church bureaucrats' handling of allegations of sexual abuse by clergy. [Read More]
The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to... [Read More]
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The 1998 killing of Shepard, a slight University of Wyoming student, by two young men in a remote area east of Laramie, Wyoming, was so... [Read More]
On Thursday, the day the Rev. William Barber Jr. was awarded a $625,000 "genius grant," Barber was hard to reach, because he was being arrested.... [Read More]
On Thursday, the day the Rev. William Barber Jr. was awarded a $625,000 "genius grant," Barber was hard to reach, because he was being arrested.... [Read More]
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Blessed Sacrament is used to political difference. The Kavanaugh dispute has brought in class, social standing and religion as well. [Read More]
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The congregation of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament is used to political differences. The Kavanaugh dispute has brought in class, social standing and... [Read More]
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MacArthur "genius grant" winner Rev. William Barber was arrested as his award was being announced. [Read More]
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The pontiff accepted the resignation of Michael Bransfield as bishop of a statewide diocese as U.S. church officials convened in Rome for talks on sex... [Read More]
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Wuerl spokesman says letter isn't a formal resignation, but a call for a 'new beginning'... [Read More]
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In a letter to his priests, Washington's Catholic archbishop, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, acknowledged demands for new leadership and called for six weeks of healing and... [Read More]
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The New York attorney general's office has issued subpoenas to every Catholic diocese in the state. [Read More]
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Wuerl's priests told him they are wounded and don't know what to believe. [Read More]
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Victims of a prominent Orthodox rabbi and former Towson University who spied for years on women in a ritual bath in Washington, D.C., have reached... [Read More]
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Back when, you'd find Catholic newspapers distributed at the rear of your parish church, with articles that took a middle-of-the road approach to church issues... [Read More]
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