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Vatican defrocks ex-US archbishop for sex abuse, in a first for the Catholic Church

Vatican defrocks ex-US archbishop for sex abuse, in a first for the Catholic Church

7 hours ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

In an unprecedented decision this week, Pope Francis defrocked former cardinal and archbishop of Washington, D.C Theodore McCarrick, after decades of sex abuse allegations...
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AP Exclusive: Foster agency sued for turning down Catholic

1 day ago   |   National Post

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A Catholic mother accuses a federally funded South Carolina foster agency of not working with her because she's “not the right kind of Christian,” her lawyers...
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New state capitol exhibit highlights New York's diversity

2 days ago   |   National Post

ALBANY, N.Y. - Four years after Englishman Henry Hudson and his Dutch crew sailed the ship Half Moon up a North American river that would later bear his name, a...
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Religious leaders, governement officials discuss responding to hate

Religious leaders, governement officials discuss responding to hate

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

Leaders from several religions spoke Wednesday at the “Unifying our Communities in Response to Hate” conference at the August Wilson Center.
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Harvest Bible Chapel fires founder James MacDonald

2 days ago   |   ABC

James MacDonald, the charismatic leader of Harvest Bible Chapel for the last 30 years, is out.
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A ‘scandal to all of her order': 14th century nun faked her own death to escape convent

A ‘scandal to all of her order': 14th century nun faked her own death to escape convent

3 days ago   |   National Post

Despite pledging herself to a life of chastity, obedience and devoutness in a 14th century convent, it wasn't long before Joan of Leeds had a change of heart. Allegedly...
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Domineque Ray Died So the Death Penalty Could Live

4 days ago   |   The New Republic

The Supreme Court can't make everyone happy, but it rarely makes everyone mad. Chief Justice John Roberts and his four conservative colleagues did just that last week when they...
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Mike Lee on Fox Nation: Questioning Judicial Nominees on Religion Is a Very Bad Idea

5 days ago   |   FOX News

Utah Sen. Mike Lee joined Judge Andrew Napolitano Monday on Fox Nation's "Liberty File" to discuss how far senators can go in examining a judicial nominee's religious beliefs.
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Is Alabama Anti-Religion?

6 days ago   |   NY Times

By moving to bar chaplains from the death chamber, the state has undermined the place of faith in the public sphere.
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Millions of Indians Trek to the Ganges, and Modi Chases Their Votes

6 days ago   |   NY Times

India's massive Kumbh Mela festival has been even bigger this year, infused with the governing party's cash - and advertisements - during high campaign season.
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Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern...

Victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting included a 21-year-old intern who was at his first day of work

At least five people are dead after a gunman opened fire at a local manufacturing facility in Aurora, Illinois on Friday, February 15. A 21-year-old Human Resources intern, as... Read more ...

Brothers Released Without Charges In Jussie Smollett Case

Brothers Released Without Charges In Jussie Smollett Case

Chicago police said late Friday two people have been released without charges after being arrested earlier in the alleged beating of "Empire" star Jussie Smollett. Read more ...

Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former US Cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

ROME - The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing... Read more ...

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

Tim Tebow says he advised Kyler Murray to follow his heart

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. Read more ...

NBA All-Star 2019: 3-Point Contest, Skills Challenge live updates...

NBA All-Star 2019: 3-Point Contest, Skills Challenge live updates, highlights, results

Will Trae Young best Luka Doncic in the Skills Challenge? Can Seth Curry outshoot Stephen Curry? NBA All-Star's Saturday night events are filled with juicy storylines. Read more ...

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Notre Dame, 60-54

Guy, Hunter lead No. 4 Virginia past Notre Dame, 60-54

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Kyle Guy scored 22 points, De'Andre Hunter had 20 with 10 rebounds and No. 4 Virginia withstood a late push by Notre Dame to win 60-54 on Saturday. Read more ...

No. 23 Iowa St's 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

No. 23 Iowa St's 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Lindell Wigginton hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Talen Horton-Tucker buried six 3s and had 20, and No. 23 Iowa State pulled away late for a 78-64... Read more ...

Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St

Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Carsen Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Matt Haarms added a career-high 18 points to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn... Read more ...

Orioles sign All-Star SS Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

Orioles sign All-Star SS Alcides Escobar to minor league contract

Alcides Escobar went to the All-Star game with the Royals in 2015 and won a World Series for Kansas City in the same year. Read more ...

21-year-old Aurora victim was at the first day of his internship

21-year-old Aurora victim was at the first day of his internship

Trevor Wehner, at just 21-years-old, was a young, bright-eyed student at Northern Illinois University. It was his proud first day of his new internship and a chance for him to... Read more ...