(RNS) — The investigation followed a public post signed by 33 men and women who wrote that Heuertz ‘has harmed many people.’ But none of the signers was willing to cooperate with the investigator.
OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Holden Matthews, 21, faces arson charges in connection with the blazes in and around Opelousas, a city of 16,000 where the flame-gutted remains of the buildings evoked memories of civil rights era violence.
(RNS) — Investigators are trying to determine if the three fires at historic Baptist churches in Opelousas and Port Barre are related or if any of them are tied to a blaze at a Pentecostal church in the town of Vivian.
(RNS) — The work group determined that six on Greear’s list require 'no further inquiry,' three should be investigated and one is not a Southern Baptist congregation.
(RNS) — 'I am committed to doing everything possible to ensure we never make these mistakes again,' Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said in response to an investigation by Texan newspapers.
(RNS) — The inquiry could take nine months to complete and will include 'recommendation on improvements regarding Archdiocesan governance, policies, and procedures concerning sexual misconduct,' according to a release.
DALLAS — As a minister pledges to find answers, his congregation mourns a beloved song leader and Bible teacher fatally shot in his home by an off-duty police officer.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Windows of the imam's office were shattered, either by the blast or by an object thrown through them, but no one was injured.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) This week a TV report by the Australian Broadcasting Corp. said police in the state of Victoria were investigating claims that Pell had touched boys inappropriately.
(RNS) A Vatican spokesman says the release of documents alleging its former ambassador to the U.S. tried to stop an investigation of a Minnesota archbishop 'is a very complex issue' that will require further study.
(RNS) Now in his mid-80s, Donn Ketcham has never faced criminal prosecution or civil litigation.
The Vatican is a sovereign city-state and the two journalists are Italian citizens. Unless the journalists agree to be questioned by the Vatican, the Holy See would have to ask Italian investigators to do it, a complicated and lengthy diplomatic process.
(RNS) There is a place in the profession for ex post facto due diligence on high-speed collecting: if you can’t get it right at first, make sure you do it right later.
(RNS) The religious abuses are among a host of widespread human rights violations that are forcing its citizens to undertake deadly voyages to Europe through North Africa, the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights said.
(RNS) The upcoming decision comes 34 years since a group of six young people in Medjugorje claimed the Virgin Mary had appeared to them.
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