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July 23, 2020
A retired Vatican diplomat accused of sexual assault while in office is due to appear before the Paris criminal court in November
July 23, 2020
We are not great iconoclasts in Britain. It has been quite unusual, in recent centuries, for offensive images and statuary to be thrown down by force in this country. At most, we might find a little light editing. The inscription on the Monument to the Great Fire in London blamed, for nearly 150 years, “Popish
July 23, 2020
Documents obtained by the Catholic Herald cast doubt on the response the Diocese of Nashville has offered to allegations it mishandled an abuse claim against a priest ministering in the diocese. On Friday of last week, the Catholic Herald published an investigation into a young woman’s allegation that Fr Kevin McGoldrick sexually assaulted her in
July 23, 2020
A lawsuit filed on Tuesday charges that former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a boy and aided his abuse by several other priests
July 23, 2020
The Catholic Church has failed to defend Christians effectively, partly because it historically accepted persecution as part of its "community story," a Vatican official has said
July 23, 2020
China is using advanced technology to monitor both public and private religious gatherings, witnesses told a US hearing on Wednesday
July 23, 2020
Israeli forces said the font was stolen from an archeological site 20 years ago. The Palestinian authority called the removal an act of theft and a 'war crime.'
July 23, 2020
They were teachers. A librarian. A director of religious education. A secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State. The author of a 586-page history of the congregation. One was an organist. One helped her second-grade class write and perform a commercial for Campbell’s Soup. One was a nurse and led nursing students on mission trips