US Catholic bishops to pray over clergy sexual abuse scandal

Jan 2, 2019

U.S. Catholic bishops gather for a weeklong prayer retreat at a seminary near Chicago to reflect on the clergy sexual abuse scandal

Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrants

Dec 13, 2018

Teenage Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara

Rabbi cites Jesus in prayer for synagogue victims with Pence

Oct 30, 2018

A rabbi invited to pray at a Michigan campaign event with Vice President Mike Pence for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre referenced "Jesus the Messiah."

The Latest: Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

Oct 5, 2018

Volunteers are burying more victims in a mass grave a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu

Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Indonesian city

Oct 5, 2018

As the sun slipped behind the mountains and a gentle breeze blew onshore, hundreds of Muslims gathered on a beach to pray and remember those they lost, a week after a massive earthquake and tsunami ravaged an Indonesian city and killed over 1,500 people.

Sex abuse scandal: Pope seeks prayers to fight 'devil'

Sep 29, 2018

Pope Francis is asking for daily prayers to protect the Catholic Church from what he says are "attacks by the devil," in his latest response to the clerical sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling his papacy

Polish police looking for man who threw stone into synagogue

Sep 20, 2018

Polish police are looking for a man who threw a stone into a synagogue in Gdansk as members of the Jewish community were praying on the Yom Kippur holiday

Bishop holds day of prayer and penance amid abuse scandal

Sep 14, 2018

Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop says he held a day of prayer and penance to ask God's forgiveness for the sins of sexual abuse committed against children worldwide

Catholic faithful demand change after sex abuse scandals

Sep 8, 2018

Catholics shaken by revelations of sex abuse and alleged cover-ups are rising up and demanding change in hopes of saving the church they love

The Latest: Pope: parents of gay kids shouldn't condemn them

Aug 27, 2018

Pope Francis says parents of gay children shouldn't condemn them, ignore their orientation or throw them out of the house

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