Pope Francis expressed “shame” over a report that estimated some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy and other church authority figures.
Victims of sex abuse within France’s Catholic Church have welcomed a new report that says an estimated 330,000 children were sexually abused over the past 70 years.
The 91-year-old televangelist says Friday was his last show as host of the weekday program, and his son, Gordon, is taking over as full-time host.
St. Paul police say they are increasing patrols at Jewish community centers and synagogues due to recent concerns, including the vandalism.
Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park will be closed Friday and Saturday as a precaution in response to a threat, according to a synagogue official.
Former Roman Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the once-powerful prelate who was expelled from the priesthood for sexual abuse, pleaded not guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception in Massachusetts nearly 50 years ago.
Users who are members of faith-based Facebook groups will find an option allowing them to request prayers and other group members will be able to respond via the “I prayed” icon.
“Unfortunately, a mask shields our humanity,” the Resurrection School in Lansing, Michigan said in a lawsuit that is now in the appeals process.
Pope Francis arrived at the Vatican Wednesday after being discharged from a Rome hospital 10 days after intestinal surgery to remove half of his colon.
Pope Francis has made his first public appearance since surgery a week earlier.
Pope Francis is “in good condition, alert and breathing on his own,” a day after he underwent planned intestinal surgery, the Vatican said.
In Minneapolis, a church says a homeless encampment on its property continues to grow.
Saddleback Church's pastor and "The Purpose Driven Life" author Rick Warren announced he will step down.
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is refusing to turn over documents to state investigators who are looking into clergy sexual abuse in Wisconsin's five Roman Catholic dioceses.
After 14 years of study, Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office can be sanctioned too.
Germany’s powerful Catholic progressives are openly defying a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions.
A Western Minnesota church that is open to White people only filed a restraining order against an organizer opposed to the church's presence in the small town of Murdock.
A Minneapolis church is concerned about a homeless encampment that appeared on private property.
A magistrate slain by mobsters in Sicily and praised by two popes has been beatified by the Roman Catholic church on Sunday in the last formal step before possible sainthood.
UPDATE: Police have arrested a suspect in connection to the vandalism.