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US Church Official Convicted Of Abuse Cover Up

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A Roman Catholic monsignor has become the highest ranking church official in the United States to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. A jury in Philadelphia Friday found Monsignor William Lynn guilty of child endangerment for his role in transferring abusive priests to other parishes. Prosecutors argued that Lynn chose to protect the […]

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US Free Contraception Rule Faces Lawsuit

Posted February 9th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. Roman Catholic television network is suing the federal government over a mandate that requires the organization to provide free birth control to women. The Eternal Word Television Network filed its suit in federal court Thursday. In the complaint, its lawyers say the EWTN strongly believes, based on Catholic teachings, the covered contraceptive methods […]

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Catholic Officials in US Release List of Accused Priests

Posted August 25th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Roman Catholic officials in Boston have released a list of priests accused of child sex abuse. The Archdiocese of Boston says the publication of the names is part of an effort to protect children and “rebuild trust” in the wake of the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church in recent years. Cardinal […]

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