Cardinal Law, central figure in church abuse scandal, dies

Vatican City -- Cardinal Bernard Law, the disgraced former archbishop of Boston whose failures to stop child molesters in the priesthood sparked what would become the worst crisis in American Catholicism, died early Wednesday, the Vatican said. He was 86.

Attorney general's religious objection order undercuts LGBT protections

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive to agencies to do as much as possible to accommodate those who claim their religious freedoms are being violated.