Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinAugust 15, 2019
Among the dozens of priests named in new lawsuits is at least one bishop, the Most Rev. Howard Hubbard, who led the Diocese of Albany from 1977 to 2014. He is accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing a 16-year-old in the 1990s.
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinAugust 08, 2019
The near-term hardship “won’t hit for a week or two,” Bishop Kopacz said. But “as time goes on this month, there’s going to be some real crises.”
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinAugust 05, 2019
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School is appealing a decision by Archbishop Charles C. Thompson to strip it of its Catholic name because of its refusal to part ways with a teacher in a same-sex marriage.
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJuly 29, 2019
“It saddens me to see Baltimore severely denigrated by President Trump,” the archbishop said. “Baltimore is near and dear to my heart. It is hometown to more than half a million people.”
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJuly 18, 2019
“This has been a difficult and contentious week in which darker spirits seem to have been at play in the people’s house,” Father Conroy said. “In your most holy name, I now cast out all spirits of darkness from this chamber, spirits not from you.”
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJuly 16, 2019
Father James Martin was among the religious leaders testifying to members of the Helsinki Commission, which monitors human rights worldwide, about a surge in reported hate crimes.
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJuly 02, 2019
Senator Chris Coons said Democrats choosing to ignore faith “hides away the deep, passionate and formative faith backgrounds of so many Democrats.”
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 28, 2019
During the debates, there was not much overt outreach to people of faith, with one exception: Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
Arts & Culture TelevisionMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 21, 2019
On the Season Two premiere of “Pose,” the FX drama about a group of L.G.B.T. people of color living on the margins of New York City in the 1980s and ’90s, activists are shown protesting inside New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Archdiocese pulls ‘Catholic’ label from Jesuit school for refusing to fire teacher in same-sex marriageMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 20, 2019
An Indianapolis Jesuit high school is standing by a teacher after the employee’s same-sex marriage became public.