Nearly 1,700 priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse are living under the radar with little to no oversight from religious authorities or law enforcement, decades after the first wave of the church abuse scandal roiled U.S. dioceses, an Associated Press investigation has found.
"Bring Your Bible to School Day" is a national event sponsored by the Christian organization Focus on the Family, which reports that more than 650,000 students participated in last year’s movement
The Diocese of Allentown says an 87-year-old priest recently said he sexually abused a minor in the 1980s.
When post offices close Monday, the last victim compensation funds at Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses will also close, hours before lawmakers plunge back into a years-old fight over whether to let long-ago victims of child sexual abuse sue perpetrators and institutions that may have covered it up.
As Pittsburgh prepares to commemorate last year's deadly shooting at a synagogue, Jewish leaders say returning to the synagogue remains a priority.
An Ohio church used its message sign to condemn the actions of a thief who stole a brand new air conditioning unit from the grounds.
The phrase “thoughts and prayers” has become so commonly used following tragic events and natural disasters that there are now countless memes mocking the gesture.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has found one of its priests unsuitable for ministry based on a substantiated child sex abuse allegation, according to church officials.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is calling on students to participate in Bring Your Bible to School Day as a celebration of faith and religious freedom in America.
The "Harry Potter" series has been banned from a Catholic school in Tennessee because the fictional magic used "actual curses and spells," according to a pastor who described the beloved books as "a possible threat" to their beliefs.
The anxiety of one mass shooting after another has led some churches to start training and arming their worshippers with guns
An attorney for childhood victims alleging sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy says he has turned up the names of 12 New Jersey priests who were not previously disclosed on lists the church released.
Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses, the state attorney general said Tuesday.
Pope Francis is offering prayers for the dead and the injured in three U.S. mass shootings this week.
A Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a teenager in Delaware nearly 40 years ago has been relieved of his duties.
A Catholic bishop is reaching for new heights to save a city wrought with "evil."
Religious publishers say President Donald Trump's most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage.
Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups using dehumanizing language.
Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue.
A South Carolina church turned away a blind man and his service dog because the organization doesn't allow animals.