The advocacy group's petition alleges that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn't honored its zero tolerance policy toward abusive priests and deacons.
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Fr. Peter Miqueli resigned his Bronx pastorate last week and faces a lawsuit charging him with theft from weekly collections and a church thrift shop
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A judge has approved a plan that will allow the Milwaukee archdiocese to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after nearly five years of legal battles over clergy sex abuse.
Synod Cardinal Wilfrid Napier -- one of 13 cardinals said to have signed a letter to Pope Francis criticizing the synod -- said he no longer has concerns.
Celebrating Mass with some 25,000 people in Madison Square Garden Friday, Pope Francis reflected on the difficulty of living life as a Christian in a big city.
Over the past year, Cardinal Timothy Dolan unleashed a series of parish consolidations, closings and mergers, affecting a sizeable chunk of the Archdiocese of New York's 368 parishes.
Dolan wrote that as an American, he takes "seriously the great invitation and promise of Lady Liberty."
Lawyers want the Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling that the archdiocese's cemetery trust fund is not shielded in bankruptcy court.