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Teacher: Catholic school fired me for sharing letter about church's 'homosexual problem'

Saint Dominic teaches about 230 girls in grades seven through 12. JERSEY CITY — A Clifton woman says she was fired from the all-girl Saint Dominic Academy in Jersey City after she shared with her students a letter from a Catholic leader who blames gay priests for the "rot" and "corruption" of the...

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The Vatican has failed to give answers on cardinal’s disgrace

The Catholic Church hierarchy has descended on Rome this month, and the theme of the gathering is youth. Pope Francis wants his bishops to figure out how to “help the church better accompany all young people in a joyful life.” That’s a worthy goal, but documents drafted by the bishops in the...

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Pa. Senate leader Scarnati pushes bill that would protect Catholic Church from sex-abuse lawsuits

New proposal would open the window to some lawsuits involving old cases of child sexual abuse, but continue to bar actions against the

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Pa. Senate leader Scarnati pushes bill that would protect Catholic Church from sex-abuse lawsuits

New proposal would open the window to some lawsuits involving old cases of child sexual abuse, but continue to bar actions against the

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Former Pennsylvania Priest Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Abuse

David Poulson, one of over 300 "predator priests" within the state's Catholic Church, faces 14 years in prison.

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N.J. college students are yelling expletives at future priests. It has to stop, school says.

Seminarians studying for the priesthood have been the targets of "foul language and incivility" on campus, school officials said. Seton Hall University's interim president sent the campus community a stern reminder to be civil to everyone -- even future Catholic priests -- after several cases where...

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