• Spanish monsignor only ‘Vatileaks 2.0’ defendant to get jail time

    Spanish monsignor only ‘Vatileaks 2.0’ defendant to get jail time

    • Jul 7, 2016

    A Vatican court has sentenced a Spanish monsignor to 18 months in prison for “Vatileaks 2.0,” given a former female member of a papal commission who gave birth during the trial a 10-month suspended sentence, absolved an Italian layman, and declared it lacks jurisdiction over two Italian journalists.

  • Fate of Massachusetts Catholic church to be determined at trial

    • Mar 30, 2015

    A 10-year-long standoff between dozens of parishioners of a Scituate Catholic church and the Archdiocese of Boston appears to be heading for a trial, with both sides expected to assert that they are the rightful owners of the church. The Boston Archdiocese officially closed St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in

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  • Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down

    • Oct 7, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that gay couples’ equal protection rights were violated by the bans The three-judge panel did not decide on a similar case in Hawaii, which