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Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy

The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit’s allegations that the diocese had “thwarted” its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests. Continue reading

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The Latest: Lawyer believes Tennessee inmate suffered

The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Continue reading

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The Latest: Tennessee inmate sang hymns prior to execution

The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Tennessee man who suffocated his wife (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school days after breaking hip

Former President Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this weekend just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Continue reading

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The Latest: Bishop says church was not trying to hide files

The Latest on police searching the Catholic Diocese of Dallas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Continue reading

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Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral

The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar. Continue reading

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Police execute search warrant at Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Police have blocked entryways and restricted access to the Catholic Diocese of Dallas as they search the offices in a sexual abuse investigation. Continue reading

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Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church. Continue reading

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BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest

Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution. Continue reading

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Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests

Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was mishandled by former Archbishop Jo… Continue reading

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Ex-Episcopal bishop who killed bicyclist gets out of prison

A former Episcopal bishop who fatally struck a bicyclist while drunk and texting behind the wheel more than four years ago has been released from a Maryland prison. Continue reading

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DC Catholic school will acknowledge LGBT alumnae couples

A 220-year-old Catholic girls’ school in Washington, D.C., will now allow news about same-sex unions in its alumnae magazine. Continue reading

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Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won’t name abuse bill lobbyists

Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state’s lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions. Continue reading

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Victims of clergy abuse to sue Vatican, seek abusers’ names

Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret. Continue reading

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Victims of clergy abuse sue Vatican, seek names of abusers

Five victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests plan to sue the Vatican and are demanding to know the names of thousands of predator priests they say have been kept secret. Continue reading

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Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress, saying the legislation doesn’t “meet the standard of fairness for all,” contending it would stri… Continue reading

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The Latest: Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks clemency

The Latest on the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Don Johnson (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Continue reading

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Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church. Continue reading

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Douglas MacKinnon: Jesus and the half-way point of forty days

In a day and age where Christianity is under increased international, terroristic, and rhetorical attack; when politicians cowardly avoid even saying the word “Christian”; and when good people are turning their backs on faith in record numbers, maybe i… Continue reading

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Mike Pence warns Christian grads to prepare for ridicule from ‘secular left’

Vice President Mike Pence had a sobering message Saturday as he delivered a commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Continue reading

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