- Nov 28, 2020
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It’s been nearly three years since Minnesota opened a path for lawsuits by victims of long-ago childhood sexual abuse. In that time, more than 800 people have brought abuse claims against churches, the Boy Scouts, schools and a children’s theater company. Previously unknown offenders have been exposed.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court cases, with their multiple friend-of-the-court briefs, leave extensive paper trails behind. Although many briefs get lost in the shuffle, occasionally some stand out. In Zubik v. Burwell, the challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception requirement better known as the “Little Sisters of the Poor” case,
Six months before the general election, analysts say the necessary polling has not been done to offer a clear picture of Catholic voter attitudes in 2016 regarding the presidential race or on key issues. But they expect polls in coming months to shed light on Catholic voters’ preferences in a
Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul-Minneapolis, who resigned in June 2015 amid controversy over his handling of sexual abuse allegations, now has been accused of failing to act when a member of his own extended family was molested by a fellow priest. The charge comes in a May 4 report
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two Catholic religious orders want to know more about the lobbying efforts of Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States, with holdings in Canada and Latin America as well. The Charlotte Observer reported on Wednesday that the sisters of two