Attorneys who represent victims of sexual abuse by priests have released what they say is the most comprehensive list yet of Catholic clergy with ties to Illinois who have been accused of misconduct against children.
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.
The hate inspired terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, mosques have Fresno, California, faith leaders, including a rabbi and imam, condemning the mass shootings that killed 49 people Friday, March 15.
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.
Members of the United Methodist Church in California’s Western Jurisdiction say they would rather break away from the church than remove lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer members and clergy.
Clovis parents Bennett and Becky Whitmore were told 27 weeks into pregnancy that their child had non-functioning kidneys and if they went ahead with the delivery, the baby would one breath and pass. They went ahead with the delivery and got to spend some time with their newborn before he eventually died.
Evangelist Franklin Graham spoke at the Fresno Fairgrounds May 28, 2018 as part of a Decision America California Tour ending on the state's primary election day, June 5. The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham prayed for politicians and shared God's forgiveness of sin.
The Rev. Vanna In of North Fresno Church - Mennonite Brethren is at risk of being deported to Cambodia. The father of three made a change.org petition to support his petition for a pardon from California Gov. Jerry Brown that he hopes will prevent his deportation.
Catholic Charities held a prayer service, led by Bishop Armando Ochoa of the Diocese of Fresno, on the anniversary of a shooting rampage April 18, 2017 outside the nonprofit's Fresno office. Kori Ali Muhammad is charged with four murders.
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.