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(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP, File)
October 09, 2018 - 9:20 am
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit the officially atheist country, South Korea said Tuesday.
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Church Pews
Joe DeStio
September 17, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Two Pittsburgh area residents have filed a class action lawsuit seeking to force the Pennsylvania Catholic Church to disclose the names of all priests accused of sex abuse and internal church documents in their cases. One of the plaintiffs, Ryan O’Connor of Verona...
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Pope Francis
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August 25, 2018 - 9:52 am
Pope Francis said at the start of a visit to Ireland on Saturday that he shares the outrage of rank-and-file Catholics over the failure of church authorities to punish the "repugnant crimes" of priests who raped and molested children.
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(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 20, 2018 - 4:32 pm
For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children brought him to the conclusion that he can no longer justify giving.
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Priest at Church
August 17, 2018 - 11:33 am
As the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness.
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(AP Photo/Mark Scolforo)
August 01, 2018 - 2:56 pm
A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday identified 71 priests and other members of the church who had been accused of child sex abuse and said it was holding accountable the bishops who led the church for the past 70 years, announcing their names will be stripped from all church properties.
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 A retired priest in the Greensburg Catholic Diocese has pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault for forcing oral sex on a ten year old boy in the early 90’s.
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Joe DeStio
July 31, 2018 - 2:57 pm
GREENSBURG (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A retired priest in the Greensburg Catholic Diocese has pleaded guilty to one count of indecent assault for forcing oral sex on a ten year old boy in the early '90s. Father John Thomas Sweeney served at St. Margaret Mary parish in Lower Burrell at the time. He was...
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