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German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret

A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany’s richest Catholic archdiocese doesn’t have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives f...

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret

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Catholic Church donating to aid migrants TUCSON- Pope Francis is donating $500,000 to Catholic church organizations in Mexico that help with the migrant population. Part of that donation will go towards the Kino Border Initiative. The non-profit runs a shelter and center that sits in Nogale...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss proposal to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasA Vatican document has called on the Roman Catholic church to consider allowing older married men to become priests in remote areas of the Amazon as a way to overcome...
16:26, 06/17/2019

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72....
01:52, 07/19/2019

Ukrainian Catholic Church in US installs new leader PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An Eastern Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has installed a new leader. The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia has named the Rev. Borys Gudziak as the metropolitan archbishop, which makes him the head of the Ukrainian ...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
21:39, 06/17/2019

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
21:13, 06/10/2019

Fire destroys main sanctuary of Catholic church in Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A fire of unknown origin destroyed the main sanctuary of a Catholic church in north Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Department says crews arriving early Wednesday morning found the fire well involved inside St. Joseph Catholic Church a...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Does the Catholic Church back right-wing populists? Depends on the country. The Catholic Church's decision on whether to reject associations with nationalists has varied by country, often depending on how under siege it is over the global rise in church-related scandals....
17:13, 05/14/2019

Gunmen attack Catholic church in Burkina Faso; 6 killed OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a Catholic church in Burkina Faso, killing a priest and five worshippers. The attack on Sunday took place in Dablo, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) from the capital, Ouagadougou. ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
18:39, 06/02/2019

The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka Urges the Government to Crackdown on Islamists as If ‘on a War Footing’ (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — The Catholic church in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, the ar...
10:39, 04/29/2019

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass The checkpoints started just outside of the east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that killed over 250 people....
12:13, 04/30/2019

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:26, 05/13/2019

Catholic Church in Sri Lanka holds first regular Sunday Mass since Easter bombings  The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held the first regular Sunday Mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Catholic church attack in Burkina Faso leaves at least 6 dead, including priest, reports say At least six people were killed -- including a priest -- after a Catholic church was attacked and then set ablaze by a group of armed men in Burkina Faso, according to local reports....
19:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
15:26, 05/14/2019

Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope issues groundbreaking law ordering all Catholic priests, nuns to report sex abuse and cover-ups to church....
14:26, 05/09/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
21:52, 05/07/2019

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
04:00, 07/20/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
22:13, 06/10/2019

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
10:26, 06/06/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
15:26, 06/08/2019

End of a 'secret' German military mission in Cameroon The announcement that Germany has ended its military mission in Cameroon came as a surprise to many who were unaware of the presence of German soldiers in the conflict-torn African country....
18:39, 07/17/2019

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congres...
01:00, 05/18/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location after threats The German captain of a rescue charity ship who angered Italy's interior minister by bringing African migrants to an Italian island has received threats and been moved to a secret location, the charity she works for said....
10:52, 07/03/2019

German priest causes church walkout as preaches for predator priest forgiveness The cleric said he wanted to tell parishioners about the biblically important meaning of forgiveness. He regretted that predator priests were labelled "criminals" but many of his congregation walked out of the church....
08:13, 07/05/2019

Court to hear appeal to reinstate lawsuit in church massacre RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Survivors and family members of nine people killed in a racist attack at a South Carolina church are asking a federal appeals court to reinstate their lawsuit. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments ...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Court orders Polish Church to hand over paedophilia file A Polish court has ordered church authorities to hand over to prosecutors classified files regarding a paedophilia case, in a rare example of a clash between the state and the powerful Catholic Church in deeply devout Poland....
15:39, 06/11/2019

Bishop Accused Of Kerala Nun Rape Prays In Church Before Court Appearance Charged with rape, Bishop Franco Mullackal presented himself at a court in Pala, a small town 173 km north of the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram, accompanied by priests, several female supporters......
11:00, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Ad campaign targets Dems over ‘secret’ list of potential Supreme Court picks When President Trump ran for office in 2016, he released a list of possible candidates he would consider for Supreme Court nominations -- now, a new ad campaign is calling on Democrats to do the same....
18:13, 06/25/2019

Survivors of Mother Emanuel Church Massacre Ask Court to Let Them Sue the US Government for Its Role in Putting a Gun in Dylann Roof’s Hands Survivors and families of the nine people murdered at their South Carolina church when white supremacist Dylann Roof riddled them with bullets four years ago want the federal government to pay for the role they say it played in their loved ones’ deat...
13:52, 05/11/2019

Church of the Apostles Found? Archaeologists Claim Byzantine-Era Church is Highly Significant Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have made what they claim to be a major discovery.  ...
16:13, 07/19/2019

German court fines 7 men who claimed to be “Sharia police” BERLIN (AP) — A German court has found seven men who formed a self-styled “Sharia police” guilty of violating rules on wearing uniforms. German news agency dpa reported that a court on Monday fined the men, aged between 27 and 37, to pena...
18:52, 05/27/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that had rescued more than 200 migrants off Libya entering Maltese waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered...
14:13, 05/14/2019

Top German Court rules un-sealed mattresses can be returned Germany's top court has ruled that trying out a mattress is not dissimilar to trying on clothing. After a lengthy court battle, a German man will get the money from his online mattress purchase back....
13:00, 07/03/2019

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
23:26, 06/21/2019

German court: Sikhs have to wear helmets on motorbikes Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced....
23:00, 07/04/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
21:26, 06/14/2019

German court: Breeders can keep killing male chicks for now A German federal court has ruled that hen breeders can continue to kill male chicks after they hatch, a practice that results in the death of some 45 million birds annually....
14:00, 06/13/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
23:00, 07/01/2019

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
23:39, 05/27/2019

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
22:00, 05/31/2019

German tourist gets court backing in case over holiday gone wrong The case involved a young boy who was injured after walking into a glass door on vacation in Gran Canaria. An attempt to seek damages has failed so far, but it was given a second chance by Germany's highest civil court....
21:39, 06/25/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:26, 06/18/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
15:26, 06/18/2019

German court backs Bundeswehr decision to dismiss far-right janitor A Berlin labor court has ruled that the dismissal of a janitor by the German military, due to links with the far-right, was justified. The employee was fired over his online opinions and membership of an extremist group....
18:39, 07/17/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
00:26, 05/21/2019

German court orders fines for 'Shariah police' vigilantes Members of a "Shariah police" vigilante group have been handed fines for donning illegal uniforms. The men had attempted to impose a "Shariah controlled zone" in the western German city of Wuppertal....
19:39, 05/27/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
17:26, 05/24/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Church warden accused of murder drew up list of 100 future 'targets', court hears A church warden accused of murdering a university lecturer and plotting to kill his elderly lover drew up a list of 100 future "targets", including his own parents and grandparents, a court heard....
19:26, 06/19/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
15:26, 06/18/2019

German court reaches first verdict in campsite child sex abuse case More than 40 children were sexually abused at a campsite in a small German town of Luegde over a years-long period. The case, one of the biggest abuse scandals to hit Germany in recent decades, shocked the country....
00:52, 07/18/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:00, 07/12/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Berlin and Hamburg....
23:00, 07/04/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had consensual sex....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Italy court lifts house arrest on German captain, says she was protecting life An Italian judge ruled on Tuesday that the captain of a charity ship had not broken the law by crashing through a naval blockade, saying that by bringing rescued migrants to port she was carrying out her duty to protect life....
22:39, 07/02/2019

Uruguay: Nazi eagle from German warship wreck must be sold, court rules The Admiral Graf Spee preyed on merchant ships in the South Atlantic before being damaged and scuttled. A huge Nazi eagle recovered from the ship has been the source of controversy....
08:39, 06/22/2019

Sea-Watch: Italian court lifts house arrest order for German captain Carola Rackete, the 31-year-old German captain of a migrant rescue vessel, was detained in Italy after refusing to stand down in the face of military orders. Italy had banned the Sea-Watch ship from entering its waters....
22:13, 07/02/2019

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
04:00, 07/20/2019

On a dizzying Billions, nothing is as it seems...unless it is This is when Billions is at its best— when seemingly dozens of plates are spinning at once, and it’s exhilarating to watch and wonder which will smash to the floor first. “Lamster” is particularly dizzying for those of us writing about the show, as I...
04:26, 06/03/2019

Showtime to make even more Billions If recent events—like say, being shamed about spending money on such luxury items as food and personal hygiene products—have left you more primed than ever to watch the rich eat each other, we have some good news for you. Showtime has renewed Billion...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Gaming sites hit with billions of cyberattacks Cybercriminals have set their sights on the gaming industry and a new report has revealed that 12bn credential stuffing attacks were carried out against gaming websites over the course of 17 months leading up to March 2019.Akamai's 2019 State of...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Boeing loses billions over 737 MAX crashes Lost sales, reduced production, compensation payments and the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX aircraft following two crashes has cost Boeing $7.1bn (£5.7bn)....
06:52, 07/19/2019

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Jony Ive was worth billions to Apple according to one measurement The departure of Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive, announced by the company yesterday, probably won't result in any immediate design changes to Apple's current product lineup. Certainly the men replacing him on Apple's depth charts (Evans Hankey, vice...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents t...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast SHENZHEN, China — Huawei’s founder likened his company to a badly damaged plane Monday and said revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. The Chinese telecom giant will reduce capacity but U.S. moves to restrict i...
09:52, 06/17/2019

PG&E’s lenders offer billions, new name to rebrand utility SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric’s key lenders have offered a $30 billion plan to pull the utility out of bankruptcy and give the tarnished company a new name. The Sacramento Bee reports the proposal filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankru...
22:26, 06/25/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
11:39, 05/29/2019

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing ...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
19:26, 04/28/2019

On "Fight Night," Billions only lands a few punches The characters on Billions all consider themselves to be alphas, and most of them are probably right—within the narrow confines of the world they inhabit, anyway. If civilization were to collapse overnight, how many of them would even last a week? Th...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find a way around it....
12:26, 05/06/2019

Billions spins its wheels in an unusually lackluster episode We’re in the doldrums of this season of Billions, the point at which you can set your watch to the reversals of fortune. Those who were riding high last week will be brought low this week, and vice versa. “American Champion” is about as rote as this ...
04:39, 05/13/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
20:00, 07/18/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and colle...
08:13, 05/27/2019

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing a...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S...
11:26, 05/28/2019

Australia's export billions go missing, statisticians suspected Australia's export earnings are booming as resource prices surge but a statistical quirk means tens of billions of dollars go missing from main measures of growth, making the economy seem weaker than it actually is....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
03:39, 05/23/2019

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
08:52, 05/17/2019

Payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from 'El Chapo' US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February....
08:40, 07/06/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquatic midges, often called “blind mosquitoes.&#...
17:26, 06/19/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, according to a new report....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operato...
00:52, 06/19/2019

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Co...
07:26, 07/11/2019

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Huawei’s Founder Ren Zhengfei Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a “badly damaged plane” in the fa...
14:00, 06/17/2019

TCS, Wipro May Have To Sell Shares Worth Billions Of Dollars Companies must increase shares held by the public to a minimum 35% from 25% at present, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her maiden budget...
15:26, 07/05/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
17:52, 05/15/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
20:13, 07/09/2019

Mnuchin says Trump order will lock up billions more in Iranian assets U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Monday the new executive order signed by President Donald Trump will lock up billions of additional dollars in Iranian assets, squeezing the country further amid escalating tensions with Washington....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Starbucks may have gotten billions in free advertising from ‘Game of Thrones’ gaffe Their cup runneth over. The “Game of Thrones” coffee cup gaffe may have given Starbucks $2.3 billion in free advertising — even though it didn’t belong to the java giant. The modern-day disposable cup that made an accidental debut in a sc...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the oppo...
07:39, 06/25/2019

Some Kids Who Inherited Billions Saying Dumbass Things, Obliviously? Give It To Me! What’s this—an interview of a couple of billionaire heirs in a “safe” publication in which they fuck up and say some dumb ass class war shit? Hell yeah. Hell yeah. That’s the shit I like, to read....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, dama...
18:26, 07/12/2019

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
11:13, 06/11/2019

Following News That Jony Ive Is Leaving, Apple Stock Loses Billions It’s been about an hour since Apple announced that Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s design guru, is leaving to form his own design company. And the money men aren’t happy. In after-hours trading, Apple saw around $9 billion wiped from its market cap.Read more.....
02:26, 06/28/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you have to deal with it."...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Relatives of Harlem fire victims plan to sue city for billions Grief-stricken kin of the Harlem mom who died along with five of her children when fire tore through their death-trap public-housing apartment last month plan to sue the city — for $2.2 billion. “It’s hard to put a dollar value on the loss of human l...
13:13, 06/17/2019

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based manufacturers would fall foul of government-imposed CO2 regulations A no-deal Brexit could cost the...
04:13, 07/01/2019

Billions schemes its way back to square one in a no-holds-barred finale “Can people change” is a bit of an overwrought theme for TV these days, the motivating engine of a thousand antihero shows that almost always answer either “no, but it’s complicated” or “yes, but it’s complicated.” But it’s been the overarching quest...
06:13, 06/10/2019

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
23:26, 07/17/2019

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review fou...
09:39, 07/17/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people sp...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Automakers say Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs would cost billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new fr...
22:13, 06/04/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
19:26, 07/17/2019

5 former Michigan Catholic priests charged with sex crimes A Catholic priest who admitted when he resigned from a Flint-area parish that he had sexually abused a child has been charged with several counts of sexual assault dating back decades....
21:39, 05/24/2019

She’s 83 and a Famous Nun. Australia’s Catholic Leaders Want Her to Stay Away. Sister Joan Chittister, a well-known American feminist, was planning to speak at a Catholic conference in Melbourne, but the archbishop apparently intervened....
22:39, 06/24/2019

School fires gay teacher to keep its ‘Catholic identity’ A Catholic school in Indiana will fire a gay teacher to avoid losing its “Catholic identity” and getting booted from its diocese. Cathedral High School in Indianapolis released an open letter on Sunday to its “Catholic family”...
15:52, 06/24/2019

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented its first four female supervisory stewards. A coincidence?...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in th...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Weather radar captures billions of mayflies hatching on Lake Erie Mayflies on Lake Erie: Once they emerge from their aquatic, larval stage, mayflies only live for a few minutes to a few days, depending on the species        ...
10:16, 07/06/2019

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions If carmakers pass on costs to consumers, vehicle prices could rise by almost $2,500 for GM products, estimate says, and US sales could drop by 3M.        ...
18:13, 05/31/2019

How Disney Is Turning Your Nostalgia Into Billions One Live-Action Remake at a Time An abused elephant with oversized ears joyously takes flight. A kitchen comes to life, each piece of hardware and furniture bursting into song. A street urchin and a princess......
15:00, 05/24/2019

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic handwashing facilities, according to a new report from the United Nations Children’...
04:52, 06/18/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
21:13, 07/04/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
03:13, 07/18/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
11:13, 05/21/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo is president of the U.S. Conference of Cathol...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to denounce pope as heretic A group of 19 Catholic priests and academics have urged bishops to denounce Pope Francis as a heretic, in the latest ultra-conservative broadside against the pontiff over a range of topics from communion for the divorced to religious diversity....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Sex-Abuse Accusations Grow Against Catholic Clergy in Poland The Catholic Church in Poland has seen an uptick in accusations from people claiming to have been sexually abused by clergy as children, after a YouTube video sparked public anger at an institution that is at the political and social heart of this cu...
14:52, 06/12/2019

Italy's Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy's Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this weekend....
18:52, 05/20/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two priests are accused of committing the abuse while...
00:13, 05/29/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children ...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:39, 05/01/2019

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Catholic Schools In Sri Lanka To Reopen After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church on Thursday announced it will reopen its schools next week for the first time since Easter Sunday bombings killed 258 people....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Police search Dallas Catholic Diocese offices Authorities conducted a search of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas offices and a storage unit following an investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse. (May 15)        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:26, 06/09/2019

Catholic services in Sri Lanka capital canceled for 2nd week Catholic services are being canceled for a second weekend in Sri Lanka’s capital after the government warned of more possible attacks by the same Islamic State-linked group that carried out Easter suicide bombings...
07:13, 05/02/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue Vatican to name predatory priests Five Americans who say they were sexually molested by Catholic priests filed a lawsuit against the Vatican to compel the church to open its archives and hand over the names and details of abusive clergy....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Four killed in ambush on Catholic parade in Burkina Faso Four people were killed and a statue of the Virgin Mary was destroyed in an attack on parishioners during a religious procession in Burkina Faso, church officials told CNN on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Catholic priest hospitalized after knife attack in Poland WARSAW, Poland — Authorities in Poland say that a Roman Catholic priest is hospitalized in serious condition after a man attacked him with a knife. Krzysztof Zaporowski, police spokesman in the southwestern city of Wroclaw, said the attacker approach...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
20:52, 05/21/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Italy’s Catholic establishment faults Salvini for rosary ROME (AP) — Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is defending his invocation of God at a political rally, after Italy’s Catholic establishment criticized it as a cynical exploitation of faith ahead of European Parliament elections this week...
18:13, 05/20/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
10:39, 05/14/2019

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
16:13, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Frid...
03:26, 06/22/2019

Foreign money has fled Chinese stocks by the billions this month. JP Morgan says it's just a 'blip' Since the beginning of May, foreign money has pulled out from the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets through Hong Kong's Stock Connect platform, reportedly amounting to $7.56 billion....
10:26, 05/16/2019

Low-Volatility and 'Buffer' ETFs Draw Billions Amid Jitters Over Market Swings With every bout of stock-market volatility, nervous investors start buying products meant to protect them in a downturn. Two increasingly popular strategies are exchange-traded funds that try to pick the least volatile stocks, and buffer funds, which...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state....
18:39, 05/30/2019

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
19:39, 07/18/2019

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
00:52, 06/16/2019

California campus removes bell marking Catholic missions SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California university has removed a bell marking the 18th century Catholic missions that Native Americans say glorifies racism. The University of California, Santa Cruz invited community members to witness the rem...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
10:39, 07/10/2019

‘Tell No One,’ documentary on pedophile priests, rocks deeply Catholic Poland “Tell No One,” a new documentary revealing cases of sexual abuse by priests, has deeply shaken Poland, one of Europe’s most Roman Catholic societies....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Vatican Encourages Chinese Catholic Priests to Register With Beijing The Vatican encouraged Catholic bishops and priests in China to register with state authorities, a sign of the pope’s bigger push for rapprochement with Beijing even at a cost to the church’s independence....
18:39, 06/28/2019

Dallas police execute search warrant at Catholic diocese Dallas police on Wednesday were searching the headquarters and other properties of the Texas Catholic diocese, Catholic Diocese of Dallas spokeswoman Annette Gonzales Taylor confirmed....
00:39, 05/16/2019

An Indiana Catholic school fired a gay teacher for same-sex marriage. Now, a settlement Indianapolis Cathedral High School was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

Catholic bishop challenges Dallas police affidavit accuracy The Roman Catholic bishop of the Dallas diocese has challenged the accuracy of a Dallas police affidavit's allegations that the diocese had "thwarted" its investigation of past sexual misconduct by priests....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The Church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
17:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. Catholic bishops approve new national sex abuse reporting hotline The hotline, which would field allegations that bishops committed abuse or covered it up, would take complaints by telephone and through an online link. It’s supposed to be operating within a year....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Roman Catholic diocese suspends priest accused of misconduct FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Massachusetts says a longtime priest has been suspended amid an allegation of sexual misconduct. The Herald News reports that Fall River Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha said in an email Sunday that F...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Catholic bishops vote to create new sex-abuse reporting hotline U.S. Catholic bishops voted on Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity. The move marks one of the church’s most notable steps in confronting its sex-abuse crisis....
04:26, 06/13/2019

Italy’s Catholic bishops ‘morally obliged’ to report abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a “moral obligation” to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police. The Italian bishops’ conference approved the guidelines durin...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Italy's Catholic bishops 'morally obliged' to report abuse The Italian Catholic Church hierarchy says it has approved guidelines establishing a "moral obligation" to report cases of clergy sex abuse to police....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Catholic priests kept their jobs despite sexual abuse claims: suit Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepres...
05:13, 07/16/2019

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
03:13, 07/06/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
14:52, 05/01/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of paink...
20:26, 07/17/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Indianapolis Catholic School Fires Teacher in Same-Sex Marriage, at Archbishop’s Request Cathedral High School fired a teacher in a same-sex marriage on Sunday, just days after another Catholic school in Indianapolis defied a similar order from the archdiocese....
07:00, 06/25/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Police raid Catholic offices in Dallas as part of sex abuse inquiry Dallas police on Wednesday raided the local headquarters for the Catholic diocese and two other buildings associated with the church, looking for records and evidence related to a child sex abuse case, officials said....
19:39, 05/15/2019

Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches predicted to lose millions of members Germany's Catholic and Protestant churches may lose half their members by 2060, according to a study. A drop in membership is expected to lead to a major budget shortfall....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Catholic bishops stop short of mandating lay involvement in abuse investigations The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has passed a slate of measures designed to combat sex abuse and hold church leadership accountable for mishandling cases, including creating a national hotline for reporting abuse....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Monday....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Covington Catholic High student Nick Sandmann sues NBC for $275M Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBCUniversal for a whopping $275 million over the media coverage he received earlier this year, his lawyer said Wednesday. ...
01:26, 05/02/2019

US Catholic archdiocese cuts ties with school that refused to fire gay teacher Brebeuf Jesuit prep school was ordered to let employee go ‘because this teacher’s marital status does not confirm to church doctrine’ The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has announced that it will no longer recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic beca...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
19:52, 07/11/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the fore. Now, the Catholic Church and politicians are under pressure to act....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
06:52, 06/04/2019

Catholic school music director sought sex with undercover cop posing as teen: affidavit A Catholic school teacher was busted after he sought sex with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl, saying he wanted to get intimate with her on a “desk in his classroom,” court documents reveal. Lazaro Benito Rocha — a 26-year-old dire...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
16:26, 06/03/2019

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Jesuit high school stripped of 'Catholic' label over gay teacher, Indianapolis Archdiocese says A Jesuit high school in Indianapolis, Indiana will no longer be recognized as Catholic by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis because it refuses to fire a teacher who’s in a same-sex marriage....
16:39, 06/22/2019

Teacher fired for pro-choice abortion posts on Facebook sues Catholic school School's out for the summer but one teacher at a Charleston, S.C. Catholic school found herself in hot water and out of a job over Facebook posts supporting abortion rights, which goes against the Church's longheld teaching....
21:13, 07/11/2019

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay … all whi...
02:52, 06/03/2019

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
14:13, 05/01/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
10:52, 06/01/2019

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of child migrants being held in detention facilities along the southern border....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Bill Maher attacks Barr's, Kavanaugh's Catholic faith: 'Strange cult he's never been able to leave' HBO host Bill Maher went on a long diatribe in which he appeared to air his grievances with his childhood faith of Catholicism, suggesting that public officials like Attorney General William Barr and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought power...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker highlighted a period of racism in the state....
16:13, 06/22/2019

| Catholic abuse hits Vatican | US presidential race: WATCH the top World news videos for today Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse | Montana governor in Democratic presidential race; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/15/2019

Nick Sandmann: Covington Catholic student's legal team sues NBC, MSNBC for $275M The lawsuit against NBCUniversal comes after Nick Sandmann's legal team sued the Washington Post and CNN. The suit seeks $275 million in damages.        ...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Can Starbucks cup on 'Game of Thrones' translate to billions in free advertising? The Starbucks cup has been tossed from Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" but it still could equate to millions to billions in free advertising        ...
00:39, 05/08/2019

US: Iran sanctions lock up 'billions of dollars' After President Donald Trump signed an order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the move will 'lock up literally billions of dollars of assets.' (Ju...
20:13, 06/24/2019

R.I.P. Leo The Cat, a.k.a. Pet Sematary's Church Bad news for cat fans today—and also just anybody who’s iffy on the prospect of feline revenants roaming the countryside, going ham on infernal catnip: Leo the cat, one of four feline actors who portrayed family pet Church in the recent Pet Semetary ...
00:52, 05/31/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Top Court Stays High Court Order Stopping Retrospective Black Money Law The Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order which had held that the 2016 black money law cannot be allowed to operate with retrospective effect from July 2015 to book and probe......
13:52, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
14:52, 06/13/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
12:00, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
12:00, 06/14/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
15:52, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
23:39, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court sends dispute over Fosamax back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending a dispute between drugmaker Merck and patients who used its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax back to a lower court. The high court ruled Monday that a lawsuit involving hundreds of people who sued allegin...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The high court’s ruling was a small victory for Melissa and Aaron Klein — w...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Pick To Head Andhra High Court The government is learnt to have asked the Supreme Court collegium to reconsider its recommendation to elevate a judge of the Allahabad High Court as chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court....
16:26, 07/21/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another......
02:13, 06/18/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
06:26, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:26, 05/08/2019

Church Seeks Help Identifying 2 Burglars RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – A Richmond church is cleaning up after two burglars broke in early Saturday morning. The two individuals were captured on CCTV and they are hoping the public might recognize them. The break-in happened around 4 a.m. at th...
16:26, 06/25/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
14:52, 06/10/2019

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
16:52, 07/11/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
23:52, 06/08/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
04:13, 05/03/2019

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year...
00:39, 06/08/2019

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer‘s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
19:13, 06/19/2019

Texas church opens new sanctuary after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
06:39, 05/19/2019

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police. He allegedly arrived at the...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
03:00, 05/25/2019

This ‘Church’ weed is designed to smell like frankincense Marcel Proust had his madeleine. Shavo Odadjian has Church weed. In his early 20th century novel, “Swann’s Way,” Proust’s main character dips a madeleine into hot tea, takes a bite and experiences a rush of memories. For Shavo, bassist for the metal ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was ...
09:52, 05/29/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
00:13, 05/23/2019

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 2...
12:39, 05/29/2019

6 Killed in Attack on Church in Burkina Faso The violence took place after Sunday services at a church in the country’s north, near the volatile border with Mali. A pastor was among those killed....
02:52, 04/30/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Byzantine font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)        ...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Father of bombing victim set for church where she died The funeral for one of the first black members of the Alabama Legislature will be held in the same church where his daughter died in a racist bombing in 1963....
20:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo say they believe their leader ...
04:52, 06/07/2019

Another man charged in theft of royal jewels from church COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says a second man has been charged with grand larceny in connection with last year’s theft of royal funeral artifacts from a cathedral west of Stockholm. Prosecutor Isabelle Bjursten said Thursday...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Members of a Tennessee church that was attacked by a gunman have struggled to reconcile the 27-year-old defendant with his younger self, who used to be part of the church. Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted Friday of first-de...
08:39, 05/25/2019

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings...
09:39, 04/29/2019

'The Discord Is The Church:' A Place For Gamers To Worship A few months ago, I was watching streamer Matt Souza play Fortnite on a custom server while I played along with his community, GodSquad Church. With a laptop earbud in one ear and my PC headset over another, I landed randomly on a hilltop near Polar ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions....
13:13, 07/15/2019

Minneapolis church expelled over support of gay marriage MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marriage. The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Chu...
18:52, 06/29/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christian-owned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people....
20:26, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations ma...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Burglar scales wall to steal from church, makes off with $50 A burglar scaled the wall of a Manhattan church Monday morning and slipped inside through a skylight — but only made off with around $50 and a candle stand, according to law enforcement sources and the house of worship. Adam Baum, 48, who lives in a ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tue...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
19:26, 06/05/2019

Spanish prosecutors want inquiry into church sex abuse cases MADRID (AP) — Spain’s public prosecutors are suggesting opening a national investigation into the sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, the first such official proposal in the country. In a written report to the Ministry of Justice, th...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica. Barcelona City Hall says it granted the cu...
17:13, 06/08/2019

Poland’s church leader says sex abuse reports not an attack The head of Poland’s Catholic church says recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Anxiety and hope over church schools reopening after attacks Catholic officials and parents in Sri Lanka are hopeful that church-run schools will begin to reopen this week for the first time since last month’s devastating Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels...
05:39, 05/15/2019

Byzantine baptism font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)        ...
17:52, 06/22/2019

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Cha...
20:39, 07/16/2019

Palestinians: Baptismal font discovered at Nativity Church BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say what they believe to be a new baptismal font has been discovered at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, allowing for more studies about Jesus’ traditional birthplace. Ziad al-Bandak, he...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Four Catholics killed in another Burkina Faso church attack Unidentified assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, a bishop said on Tuesday, the third deadly attack against Christians in the West African country in the span of two weeks....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Man sentenced in burning of church painted with ‘Vote Trump’ GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A member of an African American church in Mississippi has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for burning the church, which was also spray painted with “Vote Trump” a week before the 2016 presidential election. ...
22:39, 05/02/2019

KSP: Church Bus Driver Accused Of Raping Disabled Woman GIRDLER, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Knox County man is charged with the rape and sodomy of a disabled woman that he knew through church, Kentucky State Police say. A 29-year-old woman told investigators that Clark Mills, 71, was her transportation to chur...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought minist...
03:13, 07/12/2019

Minneapolis pastor and his church expelled for permitting gay marriage Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church – for permitting gay marriage.Th...
04:39, 06/30/2019

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:39, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Mass held at church where 100 died in bombing The Latest on the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka that killed more than 250 people when suicide bombers struck three churches and three hotels (all times local): 12 a.m....
21:00, 05/09/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Rapper T.I. and Atlanta church work to end mass imprisonment ATLANTA (AP) — Music artist T.I. is lending his voice to a project involving the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s home church in Atlanta. Ebenezer Baptist Church plans a three-day conference at the historic church in Atlanta to address mass incarc...
20:52, 06/16/2019

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
01:26, 05/13/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
16:13, 05/09/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Gunmen kill six in second church attack in Burkina Faso Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
20:26, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend the rest of his life behind bars....
00:13, 05/29/2019

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Em...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church’s 4th black female bishop CORDOVA, Tenn. (AP) — A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Rev. Phoebe Roaf was official...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found refuge 75 years ago....
21:13, 06/06/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to reopen next week, and Sunday Masses will resume this weekend if security conditions are appropriate....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a docum...
09:52, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks clemency NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Don Johnson (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church is asking for mercy for a Tennessee inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday. Don Jo...
20:52, 05/13/2019

1,000 toys displayed at a Michigan church take aim at US immigration policy The dolls and stuffed animals at First United Methodist Church is meant to convey "the enormity" of family separation policies, the organizer said.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress, saying the legislation doesn't "meet the standard of fairness for all," contending it would st...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Texas church opening new sanctuary 18 months after massacre A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state history....
20:52, 05/19/2019

Prosecutors: Mexico church might harass victims, witnesses An arraignment for the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and two followers on child rape and human trafficking charges has been pushed back to June 21....
04:39, 06/11/2019

New Church Building Dedicated in Texas Town Where 26 Were Killed The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs made its old building into a memorial to victims of the 2017 massacre, and designed its new one with security in mind....
00:52, 05/20/2019

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers....
19:13, 06/18/2019

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
10:52, 07/19/2019

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
18:26, 05/09/2019

‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers. The new...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions A Serb official has branded Montenegro a "criminal" state and threatened a "fierce" response over the neighboring country's plans to introduce a church law....
13:52, 06/19/2019

Safer air for the kids? Grow more houseplants | Charlotte Church If the government can’t protect schools from pollution, we’ll have to do it ourselves – with help from Mother NatureWhen was it, maybe two weeks ago? I was just about clinging on to sanity’s rigging amid the daily tempest of trauma that has become my...
14:13, 05/20/2019

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win....
09:39, 05/19/2019

Six killed in church attack in northern Burkina Faso Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a church in a country that has seen an upsurge of Islamist violence this year....
16:26, 04/29/2019

Carter talks Trump, China and leadership at church Former President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery. Speaking at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Carter spoke about a recent phone call he had with President Donald Trump. (June ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Mexican church leader charged in horrific child sex ring The leader of a Mexican fundamentalist Christian church that boasts more than 1 million worldwide followers was busted in Los Angeles on charges of human trafficking, child rape, child pornography and other crimes, officials said. Naasón Joaquín Garc...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Gunmen kill priest, worshippers in Burkina Faso church A group of attackers has killed several worshippers in Burkina Faso during a Catholic Church service. It is the second attack on Christians in the West African nation in two weeks....
22:39, 05/12/2019

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
06:39, 06/05/2019

Relics of Fatima child saints stolen from Italian church MILAN (AP) — The relics of two Fatima child saints have been stolen from a church in Verona while they were traveling on a pilgrimage tour in Italy. The Rev. Andrea Ronconi said Thursday that small pieces of clothing belonging to the Portuguese sheph...
16:00, 05/30/2019

‘Mormon’ No More: Faithful Reflect on Church’s Move to Scrap a Moniker For the Latter-day Saints faithful, a shift away from a longtime name has meant lighthearted screw-ups, logistical complications and reflections on identity....
11:39, 06/29/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Colorado bus carrying church group kills 2, leaves 13 injured Two people were killed and over a dozen were injured when a charter bus carrying a church group ran off a highway in southern Colorado and struck a bridge support, according to officials....
21:13, 06/24/2019

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Why a Seventh-day Adventist church made death row inmate, an elder Members of Riverside Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church want Tennessee's governor to not execute Donnie Johnson. They believe in his ministry work.        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Method...
18:52, 06/03/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
20:26, 05/12/2019

Church guard in Egypt kills priest in personal dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a civilian church guard has shot and killed a priest in Cairo in a personal dispute. The officials say the quarrel broke out Monday in St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in the Shubra el-Kheima distri...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Alabama Methodist church to screen shunned ‘Arthur’ episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United M...
15:13, 06/03/2019

American leaders of Greek Orthodox Church quit their posts The US leaders of the Greek Orthodox Church — rocked by priest sex scandals, a financial crisis, and the building debacle at the World Trade Center site — have quit. Archbishop Demetrios, 91, who has helmed the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America s...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Confirmation students won't join church, citing LGBTQ rules Eight middle-school confirmation class members have decided against joining an Omaha Methodist church in protest at the denomination's renewed ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy....
19:52, 05/01/2019

VP Pence visit Louisiana black church torched by arsonist Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
23:26, 05/03/2019

How The Hell Did They Get That? There’s Somehow An Actual Roller Coaster At The Church Carnival This Year The summer carnival at St. Mary’s Church in Grand Forks, ND is usually just a standard-fare church carnival consisting of small rides and basic games, but the church just upped the ante in a major way: They somehow managed to get an actual goddamn ro...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Topless photos, stolen bricks mean new fence at church ruins YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — After vandals stole bricks from the ruins of an 18th century South Carolina church and a woman posed for topless pictures in its archway, the caretakers have put a fence around the site. Old Sheldon Church caretaker Bill Sammons...
18:52, 06/18/2019

'Save us from the Satans': Survivors of Sri Lanka church attack pray Two weeks after suicide bombers killed 250 and wounded 500 in coordinated attacks at Sri Lankan churches and hotels, worshippers filed slowly into a community hall in the town of Batticaloa on Sunday....
17:52, 05/05/2019

Texas church targeted in mass shooting opens new sanctuary SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A South Texas church begins a new chapter of worship on Sunday as it unveils a new sanctuary a year and half after a gunman opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants in the deadliest mass shooting in state his...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Sri Lanka issues curfew in town of bombed church after clash COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka military spokesman Brig. Sumith Atapattu says a police curfew has been imposed in Negombo, a seaside town outside the capital, Colombo, after several people were injured in the first reported clash since the Easter...
19:52, 05/05/2019

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets report 21-year-old Holden Matthews had a detention h...
23:39, 06/18/2019

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents rel...
19:52, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Lawyer blasts $50 million bail for church leader MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 6 p.m. An attorney for the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church says his client’s $5...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his role as Dr. George Huang on the popular television se...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has...
05:52, 07/13/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people....
05:00, 05/22/2019

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
06:52, 06/08/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
16:39, 06/09/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece c...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Lawyers for church leader say Attorney General tainted jury New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Mexican church leader's lawyers fault prosecutor's remarks New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
22:26, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven peo...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend. The October 2017 calls were replayed in co...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symbols were reported Thursday morning at Flowing Wells Assembly of God, 3198 N. Flowing Wells Road. As...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoing moderator the Very Rev Susan Brown – have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its...
19:13, 05/22/2019

Church loses battle in Christian Science trust case CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s highest court has ruled that a Christian Science church in Australia cannot sue trusts created following the 1910 death of Christian Science movement founder Mary Baker Eddy. The state Supreme Court ruled Fr...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Jury returns to deliberate in Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in Tennessee are deliberating the fate of a black man who killed a woman and wounded seven people at a Nashville church in apparent revenge for the racist massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Even the Guy Who Started a Church Worshipping A.I. Is Pulling Back on Driverless Car Gospel Anthony Levandowski, the guy you may recall from the center of the Waymo and Uber lawsuit over autonomous vehicle I.P., the radical who started a church worshipping an A.I. god, the person who allegedly intentionally modified Google’s driverless car ...
01:52, 06/20/2019

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking and retaliatory activities against former members....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentif...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man's arrest Wednesday....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking life without parole for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church. Local news outlets report that 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial will sta...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Man arrested for allegedly plotting bomb attack on Pittsburgh church Authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly plotted a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh last month, the Department of Justice said Wednesday....
06:39, 06/20/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
00:39, 07/09/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and re...
03:13, 06/20/2019

Luke takes Hannah to church, shares when God spoke to him on 'Bachelorette' "Bachelorette" fans got to see another side of one of the contestants who has been villanized this season in the "Hometowns" episode, but who knows if he'll get the rose....
18:00, 07/10/2019

AI is becoming esports’ secret weapon AI in gaming is rapidly changing, including performance, conversational assistants, and discovery of new approaches to game theory and in-game strategies.Read More...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Decoding Secret Florence Brick-and-mortar retail is alive and well in the Renaissance city, a true wonderland for shoppers. But to find the best addresses, you need insider tips....
17:39, 06/12/2019

What I’m really thinking: the secret smoker If I was ever going to ‘come out’, I should have done it when I was youngerIf anyone ever offers me a cigarette, I always reply: “No thanks, I don’t smoke.” But I’m lying.I started smoking at 16. I thought it made me look grown-up, but I was shy so I...
23:52, 05/01/2019

The $70,000 secret behind celebrity smiles In the costly and complex world of dental veneers, the best work is undetectable. Of course, that doesn’t mean the benefits of a $70,000 smile makeover are invisible. In fact, the improvement is usually life-changing. The thin porcelain covers instan...
15:39, 05/08/2019

A Big Wing Could Be the Secret to Big Speed I don’t know if you’ve seen this new thing in racing, but I think science recently said that there is a correlation between aerodynamic downforce and supercharged E36 BMWs setting really fast hill climb times. This car’s enormous rear wing echoes the...
03:13, 07/18/2019

Golf's not-so-secret fascination with CBD oil What was once taboo is becoming wildly popular. From gum to eye droppers, CBD oil is becoming as common in professional golf bags as tees and ball markers....
18:52, 07/11/2019

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12.        ...
06:26, 06/24/2019

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even b...
14:13, 05/28/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace filled with winged things that look like us, only hotter? Perhaps we are reincarnated as slimy little in...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Aussie home minister lays wreath at bombed Sri Lanka church Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton has laid a wreath and offered condolences for the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on a visit to the South Asian island nation....
12:39, 06/03/2019

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church...
07:39, 05/22/2019

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library for fashion — she makes sure to set aside a special ensemble for church. “I grew up watching my mom ...
18:52, 05/20/2019

Chris McNair, father of 1963 church bombing victim, dies BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris McNair, the father of one of four young girls killed in the 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church, has died. His family confirmed his death Wednesday in a statement. He was 93. McNair’s daughter Denise was one of fou...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Priest, five others killed by gunmen during Mass in Burkina Faso church attack After killing at least six people at a Catholic church in the West African nation of Burkina Faso on Sunday, gunmen torched the worship space, town officials said....
23:52, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video post...
02:39, 06/17/2019

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at the Diocese of Tucson Conference and Educational Ce...
16:26, 07/17/2019

Pope issues new law requiring priests, nuns to report abuse to church VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
12:26, 05/09/2019

Noose found near Crown Heights church in possible hate crime: police The symbol of black oppression was found Saturday morning on some bushes outside the United House of Prayer for all People, a Pentecostal church on Park Place in Crown Heights, police said....
23:26, 06/23/2019

Mexican church leader held in LA on child rape and trafficking charges Light of the World ‘apostle’ Joaquín García arrested at airportAllegations concern three girls and a woman in 2015-2018The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the US that claims more than 1 m...
17:39, 06/05/2019

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
05:13, 06/07/2019

Poland backs pedophilia law after Church documentary rattles ruling party Poland announced plans on Tuesday to tighten sentences for child sex abuse, just days after the country's politics were upended by a documentary on pedophilia in the Catholic Church, closely allied to the nationalist ruling Law and Justice party....
11:26, 05/15/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials annou...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography production and rape of a minor....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Love is in the prayer: Italian church to play host to singles' event Friars at St Anthony’s basilica in Padua hope saint can help hundreds of people find loveFriars at one of Italy’s most revered and beautiful churches are endeavouring to play cupid to hundreds of single people due to converge on the building in searc...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy shopping spree and gifted one of them an unwanted vibrator, according to reports....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks Cracker Barrel says it won't host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people....
21:52, 06/19/2019

Mexican church leader held on $50M bail in Los Angeles for alleged sex crimes The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naason Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 mill...
07:39, 06/06/2019

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Poland raises jail terms for child abuse after church documentary MPs change criminal code after film about abuse by priests caused outragePoland has raised jail terms for convicted paedophiles to a maximum of 30 years after a groundbreaking documentary on child sexual abuse among Polish priests prompted public out...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Crash Kills 4 Members of Church Choir en Route to Revival Meeting “Going for revivals is kind of the norm for country churches,” said a choir member from Shiloh Baptist Church who was traveling in another car to the meeting....
06:13, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complained about insufficient security around churches....
14:13, 04/29/2019

Dallas Church Offers Free Weddings to Couples Living Together, on One Condition In 2016, 25 couples married in a mass ceremony, after they agreed to 11 weeks of premarital counseling. This year, 50 couples have signed up for a September ceremony....
13:52, 07/11/2019

Florida church is 'complete loss' after fire investigators have tied to lightning A Florida church is a “complete loss,” according to officials there, after a fire on Tuesday afternoon that investigators suspect was due to lightning....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Alabama church to screen shunned Arthur episode featuring gay wedding First United Methodist Church in Birmingham will screen episode on 15 June after Alabama Public Television refused to air episodeA Methodist church in Alabama will hold a public screening of an episode of the PBS children’s show Arthur that has been ...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Pastor held burglary suspect at gunpoint inside Florida church This pastor believes in a higher firepower. A quick-thinking clergyman at a Florida church held a burglary suspect at gunpoint early Thursday until cops arrived minutes later, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I said, Dude, what are you doing?’” Pastor B...
18:52, 07/12/2019

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.        ...
17:52, 07/12/2019

Riverside Church pastor tight-lipped on alleged sex-toy shopping spree She’s taking a vow of silence. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, ousted pastor of Riverside Church, was tight-lipped Friday morning when asked about the sex-toy shopping spree scandal that torpedoed her cushy career. A grim-faced Butler stepped out of h...
19:52, 07/12/2019

What feud? Duchess Kate joins Prince Harry at church service Duchess Kate and Prince Harry were all smiles at an appearance together at an Anzac Day service in Westminster Abbey on Thursday.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of blackish liquid with strange names like “moldy spo...
02:39, 07/09/2019

The secret of this women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
18:26, 05/21/2019

The secret to getting ahead at work is using your feelings What you don’t know about your emotions could hurt you at work. That’s the gist of a growing body of business research on “emotional intelligence,” or the capacity to be aware of, control and express your emotions, and to handle interpersonal relatio...
16:52, 07/21/2019

What's the Coolest Secret Spot in Your City? If you take the Manhattan downtown 6 train past the end of the line, you’ll see the abandoned City Hall subway stop. If you wander the residential areas of San Francisco, you can slide down the concrete Seward Street Slides or walk up the Vulcan Sta...
18:39, 07/01/2019

New US Secret Service director sworn in James M. Murray was sworn in Wednesday as the new director of the U.S. Secret Service following the departure of the agency’s former leader last month....
04:26, 05/02/2019

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslim...
18:52, 05/24/2019

Time may be running out for Victoria's Secret It's no secret that fewer people are buying bras, panties and other intimate apparel at Victoria's Secret. The company's sales have been sliding for a while, and one Wall Street analyst thinks time may be running out for the retailer's parent company...
19:39, 07/15/2019

My secret shame: I am (still) addicted to Pokémon Go Dominic Rushe has caught over 11,000 Pokémon, walked 1,841km in Poké-land, and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soonA thunderstorm is rolling towards Chicago’s Grant Park. The thousands of people gathered for the city’s third annual Pokémon Go Fest, alre...
11:13, 06/26/2019

Manhattan homes with secret gardens New Yorkers are going green in the concrete jungle. Inside 7C at 99 Jane St. in the West Village, you’ll find a stylish 2,136-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath home. But it’s the apartment’s private 1,000-square-foot garden terrace that will truly...
00:52, 07/06/2019

Red Sox in awe of Yankees’ secret weapon you rarely see LONDON — Here in James Bond’s native country, Alex Cora commended the Yankees for doing bloody good spy work. Legal spy work, to be clear. But effective nonetheless as Cora’s Red Sox took an absolute lashing overseas. “It wasn’t a good weekend on the...
07:13, 07/01/2019

Here’s why your Facebook groups went secret overnight Over the last day, you may have noticed that several of your Facebook groups have switched their settings to “Secret,” for no apparent reason. That may have been to avoid the attentions of a particular virulent group inserting itself into other commu...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Dragon Age 4: everything we know so far about the open secret of a sequel They say good things come to those who wait and we’re hopeful that will be the case for Dragon Age fans who are patiently hanging on for news of the fourth instalment in the franchise. After being an open secret for so long, Dragon Age 4 ...
21:52, 05/03/2019