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February 11, 2019
Legislative committee kills bill that would have opened window for child sex abuse suits
February 11, 2019 - 7:39pm
December 29, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
Commentary: How the pope must change in 2019
December 29, 2018 - 1:30pm
December 10, 2018
Two nuns stole $500,000 for trips to Las Vegas. But the church doesn't want them prosecuted.
December 10, 2018 - 8:30am
December 7, 2018
Bishop John Folda speaks during the Convocation of Parish Leaders on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Avalon Events Center in Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Faith Conversations: Catholic dioceses gather to enliven leaders, discuss challenges
December 7, 2018 - 10:20am
December 1, 2018
Rev. Brian Christensen swings open the doors to the church following a celebration of Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Hope in Rapid City, S.D., on Oct. 7, 2018. Photo for The Washington Post by Ryan Hermens.
Facing the flock: South Dakota priest looks for answers after assistant's arrest
December 1, 2018 - 3:31pm
October 12, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., during an interview with The Washington Post about his career in March. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Pope accepts retirement of DC's archbishop, Cardinal Wuerl, amid criticism of Wuerl's handling of abuse claims
October 12, 2018 - 1:26pm
October 9, 2018
ND man arrested for stripping in church holy water
October 9, 2018 - 4:38pm
October 7, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
Top Vatican cardinal says coverup accusations against Francis are a 'political fabrication'
October 7, 2018 - 10:15am
September 25, 2018
Minnesota bankruptcy court approves $210M settlement between sexual abuse survivors, archdiocese
September 25, 2018 - 6:20pm
September 18, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Victims of abuse by Pennsylvania priests file class-action lawsuit
September 18, 2018 - 8:33am
September 12, 2018
Pope Francis, speaks during the welcoming ceremony at The National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
Pope Francis summons bishops for summit to discuss clergy sex abuse
September 12, 2018 - 8:31pm
September 9, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Washington deacon calls on cardinal to resign - says he'll refuse to participate in Mass with him
September 9, 2018 - 9:47am
Bishop John Folda
Fargo bishop calls allegations against former colleague 'disturbing'
September 9, 2018 - 7:47am
September 5, 2018
Catholic priests accused of having sex in a car spark international uproar
September 5, 2018 - 10:38pm
August 28, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
With call for pope to resign, divisions within the Catholic Church explode into view
August 28, 2018 - 8:11am
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