Faith News
David 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 News
David 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 News
David 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 News
David 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 News
David 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 News
David Crary - Associated PressDecember 16, 2019
Numerous prominent pastors have pondered the question of a sermon's length.
Faith News
David Crary - Associated PressDecember 09, 2019
Burnout has been a perennial problem for clergy of many faiths.
Politics & Society News
David Crary - Associated PressJuly 29, 2019
For U.S. charities affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, the past year has tested the resilience of their fundraisers and the loyalty of their donors in unprecedented fashion.
Politics & Society News
David Crary - Associated PressJune 19, 2019
Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.
During the period from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, 1,385 adults came forward with 1,455 allegations of abuse—up from 693 allegations in the previous year. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Faith News
David Crary - Associated PressMay 31, 2019
The report attributed much of the increase to a victim compensation program implemented in five dioceses in New York state.