| Jun 24, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 7:17 AM
Documents on sex abuse cases kept confidential for years by the Roman Catholic Diocese were made public Sunday on a website of victims' attorneys, after a judge ordered their release.
The document dump includes multiple files on 48 priests.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:57 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A man charged with beating a Roman Catholic priest that he says molested him has been found not guilty.
The jury found William Lynch not guilty of felony assault and felony elder abuse, despite his admission that he attacked Father...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 8:32 PM
For years, Elaina Kroll had stopped singing.
The Newport Beach resident had been robbed of her childhood passion by her church choir director, who molested her. The sexual abuse she had suffered as a bewildered 16-year-old had been, in her mind,...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Oct 2, 2010
The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department.
Intersection of North San Fernando Boulevard and Walnut Avenue
At 7 p.m. Sept. 30, three men were arrested for conspiracy, drug possession for sales and burglary...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 5:39 AM
VATICAN CITY -- The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church.
Pope Benedict XVI said...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 3:02 PM
Q. With the recent publication of books such as "god [sic] Is Not Great," "The God Delusion," "Letter To A Christian Nation" and "The End Of Faith" by so-called "New Atheists" like Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, atheism seems to...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Most of us would rather take a bullet than stand by and watch a child be hurt. It's difficult for us to fathom a mindset that places a higher priority on the sheltering of a suspected pedophile than on the harm done to alleged victims.
But, as shocking...
| 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...