New testimony at Vatican financial trial details intrigue over key witness’s deposition

In dramatic testimony at the Vatican mega-trial on financial corruption Friday (Jan. 13), a former Vatican official who spent time

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Former Paris archbishop target of sexual assault probe

20-year church abuse probe ends with monsignor’s quiet plea

A spokesperson for District Attorney Larry Krasner, who inherited the case from his predecessors, called Lynn’s unannounced Nov. 2 plea

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Religious freedom, LGBTQ rights clash on campuses – and courts are deciding

Disputes over religious freedom and LGBTQ rights in the United States have led to some of the most high-profile judicial

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Why Americans are leaving their churches

As a researcher, Bullivant wanted to know why Americans, once considered the exception to the secularization that has happened in

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Vatican court hears secret recording of pope on hostage fees

The Vatican tribunal weighing a financial fraud case heard a secret recording of Pope Francis about the Holy See’s payments

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German bishops at stalemate with Vatican over women, homosexuality

The president of the German Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Georg Bätzing, said he will not deny blessings for same-sex couples. German

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After three decades of humanitarian efforts, ‘222 Ministries’ re-brands as ‘Transform Iran’

“As we witness the current protests, riots and arrests in response to the recent death of Mahsa Amini who was

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Italy church says 600 sex abuse cases sent to Vatican

Italy’s Catholic bishops provided their first accounting of clergy sexual abuse and revealed Thursday that more than 600 cases from

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Catholic bishops punt again on ‘Faithful Citizenship,’ reflecting divisions on politics

Nothing said at the bishops’ meeting indicated that they know how to deal with the post-Dobbs, post-election reality other than

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