religion

A Roman Catholic nun takes a photo with her phone at the Sacred Heart Church of Jesus in Sandino, Cuba. The church is the first new Catholic church to be built on the communist-run island since 1959.
Patrick Oppmann/CNN
January 27, 2019 - 2:23 pm
By Patrick Oppmann, CNN (CNN) -- Parishioners wiped away tears and gave thanks to God as the first Roman Catholic church built since the 1959 Cuban revolution opened its doors on Saturday. "To see this finished is like coming out of the night into the day," said Rev. Cirilo Castro, the Cuban priest...
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Birth control pills.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
January 20, 2019 - 9:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of nuns who have been at the heart of federal court battles over mandatory birth control coverage for women under the terms of Obamacare are not affected but will still take part in appeals of two recent court rulings; one of them was handed down by a...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 file photo, State Rep. Ilhan Omar takes the oath of office as the 2017 legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
September 11, 2018 - 11:30 am
By David Crary, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Religion's role in politics and public policy is in the spotlight heading toward the midterm elections, yet relatively few Americans consider it crucial that a candidate be devoutly religious or share their religious beliefs, according to a poll...
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In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C.
L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP
Mike DeNardo
August 16, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two days after the release of a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report outlining decades of clergy sex abuse, the Vatican has issued an official reaction. A statement from the Vatican calls the abuse and the cover-ups outlined in the grand jury report "criminal and...
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January 24, 2014 - 4:40 pm
Police in Vineland are searching for the suspects who vandalized two churches overnight.
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