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A former altar boy who says he was sexually abused by the late Bishop Christopher Weldon has filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for the suffering he alleges was made worse by a church coverup.
Denying any wrongdoing, Bishop John Brungardt of Dodge City has stepped away from his duties and pledged to cooperate with authorities investigating an allegation of abuse of a minor made against him.
Jan. 30, Pope Francis urged those charged with passing on the principles of the Catholic faith to consider the teachings of the Second Vatican Council as sacrosanct.
A $1.5 million grant awarded by the U.S. bishops' Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions will support Catholic Extension's ongoing disaster recovery work in Puerto Rico three years after two devastating hurricanes.