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In this March 31, 2014 file photo, the former residence of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory sits under construction to be used as a rectory for six priests after Gregory moved to a nearby $2.2 million mansion for his own use in Atlanta.
A restored St. Mary Cathedral-Basilica will officially re-open on Easter Sunday with a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo , head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.
Frantic calls to police from the scene of last week's deadly crash between a tractor-trailer and tour bus carrying students included one from a dazed student who struggled to put into words what just had happened.
Texas authorities initiated the seizure of the 1,600-acre ranch where prosecutors say polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs and others sexually abused children, officials said Thursday.
Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned ... (more)
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.
Pope Francis, starting four packed days of events culminating in Easter, said on Thursday the church must always be a refuge for the poor, the homeless and the sick.
Attorneys for plaintiffs alleging sexual abuse by Catholic priests said Wednesday that the Rev.
This undated photo shows an array of olives in a shop in the neighborhood of Karakoy in Istanbul, Turkey.
A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter on a tiny eastern Ohio village's municipal building.
While Easter is about colored eggs, chocolate bunnies, spring flowers, it's also a time for renewal -- a time for many Eastern European immigrants to remember the traditions of their old countries and keep them alive in America.
Eight Jews were arrested Monday for attempting to sacrifice a goat on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Judaism's holiest site.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon-Three months ago, when masked men torched a priest's bookshop in Tripoli, charring thousands of works, the likely aim was to instill fear and ignite hatred in an impoverished city already contending with religious tension.
Sacred Heart Primary in Blackburn initially faced closure because of possibly losing students to the new Olive Islamic School, which has space for more than 600 pupils.
Testimony began Tuesday in the long-delayed trial of former Catholic priest James Schook, as a witness said that he had numerous sexual encounters with Schook, beginning at age 13, at a Louisville church in the 1970s.