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Hayward police on Monday announced the arrest of a 29-year-old Catholic afterschool aide after allegedly having a relationship with a then 12-year-old boy, who was a student at the school in a relationship that lasted two years.
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Lamenting the "throwaway culture" the world lives in now, Pope Francis said, "The victims of such a culture are precisely the weakest and most fragile human beings - the unborn, the poorest people, sick elderly people, gravely disabled peoplea who are in Lamenting the "throwaway culture" the world lives in now, Pope Francis said, "The victims of ... (more)
They will include an audit of the response by Christian Brothers over the past 38 years to allegations of child sexual abuse in day schools.
Pope Francis denounced the "global scandal" of hunger on Monday, calling for an international "wave of prayer" to bring attention to the plight of the needy and homeless.
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence weighed in on Nelson Mandela's death by calling his support for abortion "shameful."
Child welfare advocates have sent a letter to the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston asking him to back legislation that would extend the time that victims of childhood sexual abuse could file lawsuits.
Sean Houlihan and Natalie Ferland told the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune they were both terminated from Lawrence Catholic Academy just before Thanksgiving for violating their contracts.
Caleb Howe at The Right Scoop posted video of leftist talker Thom Hartmann on his Russia Today TV program "The Big Picture" arguing with two conservatives that you can't love Jesus and be a Republican.
Mary Sue Barnett lay prostrate Sunday before members of the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests and others laid their hands on her in solemn reverence and prayer.
Pope Francis has become the latest figure in Rome's wax museum with a statue depicting the pontiff smiling in the iconic moment when he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's Basilica after his election.
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Queen of Angels Catholic parish in Riverside has been raising money for 15 years to build a new church.
Adam Shaw, an editor for the Fox News website, has been taking a lot of heat, even from some conservatives, for a rip-roaring assessment of the pope's recent apostolic exhortation.
Gay Teacher Worked at Catholic School for 12 Years, Says Same-Sex Relationship Was No Secret - So Why Was He Suddenly Fired? A gay high school teacher was fired from an all-boys Catholic school - where he says his same-sex relationship was no secret - apparently because he applied for a marriage license with his partner.
The University of Notre Dame re-filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Affordable Care Act's controversial contraception mandate, claiming the law violated its Catholic doctrine.
It's safe to say that the above is not the most quoted line from the pope's most recent and most talked about essay, Evangelii Gaudium, which includes some pointed criticism of late capitalism.