Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressNovember 06, 2020
AP VoteCast showed 50% of Catholics backing Trump and 49% favoring Biden, reflecting the faith’s longstanding role as a closely contested vote in presidential elections.
Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressOctober 02, 2020
In a response provided to The Associated Press, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops defended its anti-abuse efforts, which church officials say have helped reduce abuse allegations since 2002 to numbers far lower than several decades ago.
Faith NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressAugust 10, 2020
The pandemic has already closed more than 140 Catholic schools nationwide. How many more will follow?
Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressJuly 27, 2020
Amid the national tumult over racial injustice, there are high-level calls for the schools to teach more about the church’s past links to slavery and segregation, and how Black Catholics persevered nonetheless.
Faith NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressJune 30, 2020
There has been a huge overall surge in allegations over the past three years as dioceses faced unprecedented pressure to address the decades-old problem of clergy sex abuse.
Faith NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressJune 22, 2020
In 2018, after what it called an accumulation of “episodes of violence and animosity with racial and xenophobic overtones,” the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a pastoral letter condemning racism and vowing to combat it.
Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressJune 11, 2020
Most of the closures are occurring at the elementary level, but also on the list are a number of venerable and beloved high schools including some that produced some famous alumni.
Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressMay 12, 2020
The death toll has neared 40 among the roughly 400 congregants who join Spanish-language services at Saint Peter's Church, a Lutheran congregation, in midtown Manhattan.
Politics & Society NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressFebruary 11, 2020
The top 10 in the rankings featured some of America's best-known companies - Google's parent company Alphabet, Intel, Tyson Foods, Target, Facebook, American Airlines, Apple, Dell, American Express and Goldman Sachs.
Faith NewsDavid Crary - Associated PressDecember 16, 2019
Numerous prominent pastors have pondered the question of a sermon's length.