Catholic Church

Donald Trump has more than once been on the receiving end of verbalized disappointment by Wilton Gregory, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C., who recently became the Catholic Church's first Black American Cardinal.

Georgetown University sold 272 slaves to rescue the school during a financial crisis. Many are now asking if the university should compensate the slaves' descendants.

Pope Francis will arrive in Washington, D.C. for the beginning part of his visit to the United States - his first-ever visit to the U.S.

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Political turmoil over abortion and birth control spread suddenly on Tuesday. A high-ranking official resigned from the Komen breast-cancer charity after its backtracking treaty with Planned Parenthood, and Republican presidential candidates blistered the Obama administration for a recent ruling on Catholic hospitals and contraception. SEE ALSO:  Obama Rejects Money Tied To […]

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI’s Christmas pleas for peace around the world were brutally ignored in Nigeria, where an explosion Sunday claimed by Muslim extremists ripped through a Catholic church during Mass. SEE ALSO: Zuckerberg Has Grown-Up Plans For Facebook Authorities say at least 25 people were killed by the explosion at the […]

Nathaniel Lindein, a crack-addled burglar accused of robbing nearly a dozen Bronx churches says he broke into the poor box as revenge for the child sex scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church.

MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Price was struggling with memories of the sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a high school teacher, so he reached out to the religious order that runs the Catholic school he attended.

SAN ANTONIO – Authorities say a former Roman Catholic priest charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy in rural Texas is now accused of plotting the teen’s murder. A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety says 52-year-old John Fiala was arrested at his suburban Dallas home after meeting with an undercover officer to […]

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — William Lynch’s life spiraled out of control in the 35 years since he alleges he and his brother were molested by a Jesuit priest: He struggled with depression, had nightmares and tried to kill himself twice. Authorities believe that anger and pain erupted when Lynch lured the Rev. Jerold Lindner […]

An Italian probe into the Vatican Bank marks the first time Italian authorities have ever blocked an account at the bank, prosecutors told CNN Wednesday.