Religion

Religion

W.Va. bishop knowingly employed pedophiles, authorities say

West Virginia authorities on Tuesday accused Michael J. Bransfield, a former Roman Catholic bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., and his predecessors of "knowingly employing pedophiles" – including some priests cited in last year's Pennsylvania grand jury report examining decades of clergy sex abuse and cover-up.

Religion

Violence often targets houses of worship

As he prepared to give his sermon Friday, Omar Atia went over the parallels between his mosque in southwestern Indiana and the two in Christchurch, New Zealand, where dozens of Muslims died in a terrorist attack during communal prayers.

Thousands gather for Sikh festival in Livingston to celebrate unity

More than 20,000 people from across the state and country gathered in Livingston for the Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival on Sunday March 25, 2018. Festival goers celebrated Sikhism, the world's fifth-largest religion, which promotes compassion and unity.