A reveller waves a rainbow flag during the Gay Pride Parade in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on June 30, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA        (Credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Catholic School Revises Hiring Policy To Allow Gays After Backlash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Roman Catholic school in Portland has changed its policy on hiring gay employees following the uproar over its decision to withdraw a job offer to a lesbian woman. The St. […]


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Bishops Seek Prayers To Relieve Dry California

Catholic bishops are asking for divine intervention as California endures what appears to be its third straight dry winter.


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Pope Indulges Twitter Followers With Promise Of Forgiveness

Pope Francis is creating a new tradition to keep with the times: Following him on Twitter will take time off of purgatory.


Survivors Of Sexual Abuse By Priests Hold Press Conference In San Francisco

Catholic Religious Order Abuse Files May Go Public

Less than three months after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles released the files of priests accused of sex abuse, attorneys for victims are back in court seeking similar records kept by more than a dozen religious orders.


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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.


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Famed Crystal Cathedral To Become Catholic Church

The Crystal Cathedral made famous by the televangelist program the “Hour of Power” is losing its religion.


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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.


Church Crime Arrest

Police Arrest Good Friday Mugging Suspect

Sacramento Police have arrested a man for allegedly stealing money from a church goer. And it happened on Good Friday.


Fire damage is seen in the wall at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Sacramento.

Fire Damages Catholic Church In Sacramento

Fire investigators are sifting through evidence at a Catholic Church in Sacramento after a fire broke out overnight.