• Evangelical advisers stay with Trump as others criticize him

    Evangelical advisers stay with Trump as others criticize him

    • Aug 19, 2017

    In the midst of the criticism of President Trump from his fellow Republicans and the resignations of his advisory councils in the wake of his response to the violence in Charlottesville last week, there is one group that has stood by him. His group of evangelical advisers has lost only one member. The rest are steadfast in their support and defense.

  • Statue of first Catholic Supreme Court justice removed because he wrote Dred Scott decision

    Statue of first Catholic Supreme Court justice removed because he wrote Dred Scott decision

    • Aug 18, 2017

    A statue of Roger B. Taney, the first Catholic to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, was removed from the Maryland Statehouse, after objections were made to honoring the author of the Dred Scott decision, which upheld slavery. The removal came after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, with clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters which left one person dead.

  • Marist Brothers: School director in Buenos Aires admits abusing student

    Marist Brothers: School director in Buenos Aires admits abusing student

    • Aug 18, 2017

    The head of a Marist high school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has admitted to abusing a student nearly 40 years ago. The order said the victim has not filed a lawsuit and that Brother Angel Duples has not been charged. The case is the latest in a series of church sex-abuse scandals in Pope Francis’s native Argentina.