Kansas voters resoundingly protect their access to abortion

Kansas voters on Aug. 2 sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights, rejecting a ballot measure in a conservative state with deep ties to the anti-abortion movement that would have allowed the Republican-controlled Legislature to tighten restrictions or ban the procedure outright.

Marianists release names of members they say abused children

The Marianists religious order on June 24 released the names of 46 living and dead religious leaders who they claim sexually abused minors, the latest of several Catholic organizations to complete an investigation and publicly name the accused.

Dodge City diocese names clerics accused of child abuse

The Catholic Diocese of Dodge City released a list of 12 clerics or seminarians with substantiated allegations of abuse against minors on October 2.