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October 10, 2018 4:36 AM Bride Takes Wedding Photos at Firefighter Husband-to-Be's Grave on Day They Planned to Marry

Like many women, Jessica Padgett couldn’t have been more excited about getting married but tragically, an alleged drunk driver robbed her of her dream day and her dream man. Padgett’s fiancé, 27-year-old volunteer firefighter Kendall Murphy was helping a car accident victim in southwest Indiana in November last year when another firefighter, who was allegedly 101

October 7, 2018 10:05 AM Top Vatican cardinal accuses papal critic of 'calumny and defamation'

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A top Vatican official on Sunday issued a scathing open letter accusing an archbishop who launched an unprecedented attack on Pope Francis of mounting a “political frame job devoid of real foundation”. Cardinal Marc Ouellet said in the detailed, three-page letter that calls by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano for the pope to resign 66

October 6, 2018 2:25 PM Pope orders 'thorough study' of Vatican documents in McCarrick abuse case

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has ordered a “thorough study” of all documents in Vatican offices concerning disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, in the Holy See’s first response to accusations raised against the pontiff in the case. In a document released in August, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the Vatican’s former ambassador 68

October 6, 2018 2:02 PM Pope Francis Authorizes Study of Vatican Archives Into McCarrick Scandal

(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis has authorized a “thorough study” of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests. The Vatican issued a statement Saturday saying it was aware that such an investigation may produce evidence “that choices were taken 65

October 5, 2018 10:57 PM Where the Earth Became a River: Indonesia Quake Liquefied Solid Ground

Survivors describe riding as far as a mile on patches of land when liquefaction turned soil into liquid PALU, Indonesia—On a break from Bible study at a church compound outside this city last week, Douglas Simamora was playing soccer with fellow students when the solid ground beneath his feet turned to liquid. Mr. Simamora and his friends, attending 82

October 4, 2018 9:50 PM Third accuser comes forward against Houston priest

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office shows Father Manuel LaRosa-Lopez. On Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. a third person has accused the Houston-area priest of fondling him when he was a teenager, in a case that has called attention to how high-profile Cardinal Daniel DiNardo's response to sexual abuse within the church 90

October 2, 2018 8:07 PM U.S. Catholics’ Support for Pope Plunges Amid Scandal

In survey, 60% say Francis is doing a fair or poor job handling sexual abuse allegations Approval of Pope Francis among Roman Catholics in the U.S. has plummeted to an all-time low, according to a new survey, as the pontiff contends with a series of sex-abuse scandals in the church. The survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center showed 72% of American 76

September 29, 2018 11:09 PM Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

FILE - In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. On Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, Roman Catholic Church officials confirmed that the disgraced ex-cardinal who was removed from ministry amid allegations of sexual abuse has moved to a friary in remote western Kansas that is near an elementary 83

September 28, 2018 4:38 PM Russian Orthodox Church issues warning to Orthodoxy's leader

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 25, 2010 file photo, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill tour the Kremlin during a meeting in Moscow, Russia. The Russian Orthodox Church warned Friday Sept. 28, 2018, that it would sever ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community if he grants autonomy 54

September 25, 2018 5:41 PM 2-year window for clergy abuse lawsuits sent to state Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A proposal to give victims of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania an opportunity to file lawsuits over claims that would otherwise be too outdated to pursue overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, but it was unclear if it will get through the Senate. The House voted 173-21 to send the Senate a bill creating a two-year window 68