(RNS) — It will help create the culture of preventing abuse that Pope Francis says he wants.
(RNS) — 'The mood of the Southern Baptist Convention right now would be similar to that of the country after Watergate,' said Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.
(AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, on Friday (April 6) made public the names of 34 priests or other members of the clergy who faced credible allegations of sexual abuse or misconduct over the years.
ROME (AP) — The Italian journalist who was put on trial by the Vatican for publishing confidential documents has penned a new book alleging a host of Catholic sins, including gay sex in the dormitory of the Vatican's youth seminary.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Church officials said they hope the disclosure will serve as an additional step in healing for survivors, their families and parishioners.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican court on Saturday (Oct. 14) convicted the former president of the pope's children's hospital of diverting some $500,000 in donations to renovate a cardinal's ...
(RNS) — 'I am at peace and have no fear of what is to come,' he wrote in a last message.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday will put its past hospital president, Giuseppe Profiti, and former hospital treasurer, Massimo Spina, on trial on charges they diverted hospital donations to renovate Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's retirement fixer-upper.
ROME (RNS) The accusations have sent shock waves all the way to the Vatican and challenged the high standards that Pope Francis has demanded of clergy.
(RNS) A new survey shows a profound shift in the public's acceptance of 'personal immorality' by elected officials, and the change is most dramatic among conservative Christians.
(RNS) The megachurch pastor has been criticized for a lavish lifestyle, lack of accountability and building a celebrity culture. Why won't he answer legitimate questions about his ministry?
(RNS) The scandal stems from an unapologetic criticism of Israel for its actions in the occupied territories and elsewhere.
(RNS) A leader in the Conservative Jewish movement asks forgiveness from his Dallas congregation.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda told Vatican prosecutors he passed the documents to journalists while he was distraught following the end of a close friendship with a woman who is also on trial.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The scandal has shaken the order inspired by its founder’s devotion to poverty and prayer. It is active in 110 countries and had more than 14,000 members.