- Oct 27, 2020
Catholic Church officials in Las Vegas say they have temporarily closed a church where a priest conducted Mass this week before learning he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Church officials in Nevada said Friday they’re following their counterparts in Louisiana in adding a Catholic priest who was suspended in 2018 to a list of clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse.
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has agreed to pay more than $206,000 to settle a federal fraud investigation that focused on community service grants for Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion programs in 2014 and 2015, authorities said Wednesday.
Catholic officials in Las Vegas say they have temporarily closed a church where a priest conducted Mass this week before learning he had tested positive for COVID-19.
The “tragic death” of George Floyd, an African American killed while in the custody of a white police officer, “has torn the scab away from the gaping wound of racism that still infects communities across the globe,” said Bishop George L. Thomas of Las Vegas.
A suspect in the killing of a former priest has been returned to Las Vegas from Michigan to face robbery and murder charges.