The Colorado Attorney General released a report on Wednesday that named and accused 43 Catholic priests of sexually abusing at least 166 children in Colorado, including a priest who had served as a state senator.
Gianluigi Nuzzi's new book, Universal Judgment, asserts that the Vatican will default by 2023. The Vatican has denied these claims, despite recent financial scandals.
An Ontario priest was sentenced to two years in a minimal security prison for gambling the money of parishioners that was meant for Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
As arguments about clerical celibacy and women's role in the church drag on, activists took out their anger on two statues of Pachamama, an indigenous symbol of life and fertility depicted as a nude pregnant woman.
The alleged victim of the assault did not give a statement because injuries left him unable to speak or write, police said.
Pope Francis held a private meeting with American priest James Martin on Monday. Martin is well known for his pro-LGBT stance, which has proved controversial for many Catholics.
Cash was found in the car of Oscar Diaz, who had been serving in the Santa Rosa diocese.
Father Marcelo Rossi, a preaching powerhouse known for his lively sermons, was shoved to the ground while giving an address during the closing ceremony of a youth camp which had an estimated 50,000 attendees.
Father Joseph 'Jack' Baker, the pastor of St. Perpetua Parish in Waterford, was arrested following a tip-off from the Archdiocese of Detroit.
"Uncertainties remain, the challenge gets harder, but the future's bright, now we've a charter," the OPEC+ poem read.
"We... recognize the harm that adhering to this mandate would cause our highly capable and qualified teachers and staff," said Father William Verbryke.
Some have attributed the survival of the altar to a miracle.
Author Frédéric Martel said clergy are "terrified" that investigations into suspected abusers may uncover their own homosexuality.
A Catholic diocese investigation into the Lincoln Memorial standoff between high school students and Native American activists found no wrongdoing on behalf of the "MAGA" hat-wearing students.
Catholic League President Bill Donohue criticized Native American activist Nathan Phillips' Covington confrontation, saying, "it wasn't the white kids who called the Indians savages, it was the black thugs."
Democrats should express "maladjustment" toward bigotry in their own party—specifically the rising anti-Semitism and anti-Catholicism.
"If confirmed, do you intend to end your membership with this organization to avoid any appearance of bias?" Senator Mazie Hirono asked.
Over half of Americans believe that a person can be possessed by demons.
"The presidency is a God-given gift. I am sure God would not have given me the position if I was a b***s***," Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said.
Eight of the 10 priests named have died.
A day after the archbishop of Rouen called on a priest to confess his "inappropriate conduct" towards a young woman, the clergyman was found dead in church.
Sex abuse hotline numbers have been deluged with calls in the wake of a grand jury report alleging more than 1,000 cases of sexual abuse in Pennsylvania Catholic churches for several decades.
"I feel like we need to stop calling it a church and start calling it what it is," Noah said.
"The first day of school and I have to withdraw my son—that's crazy. That's disrespectful and bias. I should have been told this months ago."