A former Catholic priest is facing criminal charges for the first time, 16 years after he resigned from his post amid allegations of child sex abuse.
Religion Roundup: “Long-term plans are still being evaluated for the “cardinal’s mansion” where Cardinal Blase Cupich has declined to live.
This version of Chicago Bishop Michael Curry says speaking to so many white faces reminded him, “This must be what it’s like to be Darius Rucker.”
Many observers were surprised and delighted. BBC broadcaster Jeremy Vine tweeted: “The preacher is doing 50 in a 30 zone and it’s brilliant.”
All active Chilean bishops offered to resign over what Pope Francis said was their “grave negligence” in investigating abuse and protecting children.
Despite extraordinary access, the film from Wim Wenders doesn’t delve deep enough into how the unconventional pontiff formed his beliefs.
Saudi Arabia and other Muslim nations, like Indonesia, declared Ramadan would not begin Wednesday based on a moon-sighting methodology.
The Vatican has issued new guidelines for cloistered nuns, which includes limited tweeting and news consumption.
The retired archbishop of Santiago is denying he covered-up for an abusive priest in Chile.
“We have talked with several of them and are deeply saddened by the experiences they are sharing with us,” elders of the suburban megachurch wrote.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and BSA announced their intention to part ways on Dec. 31, 2019.
Rabbi Aaron Panken, president of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, a leading figure in Reform Judaism, is killed in plane crash.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: 80 percent of American adults identifying as Christian, 33 percent of Jewish adults said they believe in God as portrayed in Bible.
JUST RELATIONS: The true moral voice remains with those who can challenge the system without becoming entangled in it, Rabbi Seth Limmer writes.
The embattled chaplain of the House of Representatives has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan.