Federal government launches investigation into Pennsylvania dioceses

The United States Department of Justice is launching a federal grand jury investigation into Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania just months after a state-level investigation unearthed decades of allegations of widespread child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests that impacted more than 1,000 children over several decades.

As Senate nears Kavanaugh confirmation vote, faith voices speak out

As senators remain embroiled in a contentious battle over Brett Kavanaugh's potential elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court, faith groups are increasingly voicing both passionate opposition to and support for the nominee.

After Senate clash, Kavanaugh nomination an occasion for prayer

At a demonstration in the Hart building Friday morning, a coalition of more than 20 faith leaders from across the religious spectrum stood outside the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting as lawmakers arrived for the vote.

On Capitol Hill, faith groups' protesters duel over Kavanaugh confirmation

As the national drama played inside, demonstrators from across the religious spectrum camped outside the Capitol building Thursday Sept. 27 to protest for and against Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.