- Feb 24, 2020
A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been sentenced for groping a 17-year-old parishioner and sending her lewd photos and a video.
A man was captured on surveillance video tackling a deacon who was conducting a Saturday evening service at a Florida church.
A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan, and who faced death threats from Islamic extremists, said she is going to request asylum in France.
The current law in South Dakota stipulates that childhood sexual abuse survivors must sue organizations within three years of the abuse or when they discovered effects of abuse. A proposal to open a window to allow victims to sue after this time period failed in the state legislature.
The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a court order to seize assets belonging to the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico, to pay pension benefits for Catholic school teachers.
As Portuguese Catholic colonists brought African slaves to Brazil, the enslaved men and women developed syncretic blends of their traditional religions with Catholicism, now practiced by about a tiny minority of Brazilians.