A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit alleging a woman was repeatedly molested by a now-deceased priest beginning when she was 3 years old.
The Vatican’s ambassador to the United States will be installing a new archbishop of Hartford.
President Barack Obama’s acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate topped this year’s list of best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence says it’s “highly unlikely” that an image some believe is of the Virgin Mary is the result of divine intervention.
Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties and on Feb. 28 will become the first pontiff in 600 years to resign. The announcement sets the stage for a conclave in March to elect a new leader for world’s 1 billion Catholics.
It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.