| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke.
Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:47 PM
WOODBURN, Ore. -- A 46-year old priest is facing sexual abuse charges after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old boy during a sleepover.
Police say the boy was invited to spend the night at the home of Father Angel Armando Perez.
The boy told...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:41 PM
As the queen mother of megachurches, Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has become a refuge for spiritual seekers and people of faith who no longer feel inspired by the religious institutions that raised them. After the sex abuse scandal...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:02 PM
While rushing to meet a deadline on her third novel, J. Courtney Sullivan, author of "Maine," our Printers Row Book of the Month selection, took a break to chat about memories of her Catholic girlhood, the origins of Maine, and colleges for women.
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric accused of imperiling children by helping cover up sexual abuse, was found guilty Friday of one count of child endangerment.
He was found not guilty on a second count of endangerment and a conspiracy...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:52 PM
A jury has awarded $8 million to a former student of St. Benedict School in Seattle in a lawsuit against the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a worldwide Catholic religious order of priests.
It is believed to be the largest monetary judgment...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Files recently released by the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese show that 29 clergy accused of sexual abuse served assignments at local parishes, where some of the alleged child molestation took place.
Of the 29 men who were named, eight were...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
SOUTH BEND – Many questions are surrounding the pope's sudden resignation.
It's something that hasn't happened in our lifetime.
So what will a new pope mean for the Catholic Church?
Our experts said once a new pope is elected, they don't...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Nothing distinguished the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI so much as the way in which he is leaving.
We should be grateful that he realizes his body is failing him — most people in power do not — and is abdicating. But let's not forget that it...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Despite deteriorating health, Bishop Emeritus John M. DArcy preached the word of God right up to the end.
During a mass held last week by the Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades at DArcy's Fort Wayne home, DArcy -- confined to a wheelchair -- began preaching...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:44 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appears determined to hold out for a trial on explosive child sexual abuse charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life, legal experts said.
Sandusky could face...
| Jul 29, 2011
As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...