PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was not immediately known how many people had been shot, whether there were any fatalities or what the shooter's motive was.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The service provided a moment of unity and collective grieving for those in the LGBTQ community, for whom Shepard's death represented the pain and discrimination many had experienced themselves.
(AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean prelates accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he’s responding to the church’s global sex abuse crisis, the pontiff publicly explained why they were removed.
(AP) — A South Korean bishop says a visit by Pope Francis to North Korea would mark a “gigantic step” for peace on the peninsula but that there are many issues about religious freedom that must be resolved.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Addressing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-yearly conference in Salt Lake City, church president Russell M. Nelson said the church’s name ‘is not negotiable.’
PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The national disaster agency said the confirmed death toll from last Friday's magnitude 7.5 earthquake increased slightly to 1,571.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The agreement in such a conservative state underscores the nation's changing attitude toward marijuana.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — They were arrested in 2012 for entering India illegally and have been held in prison since then.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The lawsuit asks a judge 'to abate the continuing nuisance' of abuse by ordering each diocese to name all accused priests, detail their history of alleged assault and identify their addresses.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Among the shows included in the news channel's lineup are 'Jerusalem Dateline,' which will focus on Israel, and 'Faith Nation,' which is centered on politics.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The deal resolved one of the major sticking points in recent years, with the Vatican agreeing to accept seven bishops who were previously named by Beijing without the pope's consent.
NEW YORK (AP) — Critics called on the bishops to go further by allowing outside investigators full access to church sex-abuse records and by supporting changes to statute-of-limitation laws.
NEW YORK (AP) — Timothy Dolan announced the appointment of Barbara Jones on Thursday (Sept. 20), saying many Catholics had told him they were feeling let down by the church's hierarchy.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The government will have another six months to get Parliament's approval for the ordinance, which bans husbands from divorcing their wives by uttering an Arabic word three times.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The lawsuit alleges the dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child sexual abusers under state law.