Roman Catholic Church

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland's conservative ruling party, takes part in a Polish tradition of taking a basket to church for a blessing in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo
April 25, 2019 - 7:15 am
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation. Kaczynski, Poland's most important politician, also said "everyone must accept...
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FILE- In this file photo from Oct. 17, 2018, survivors of child sexual abuse hug in the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.
AP Photo/Marc Levy, File
January 28, 2019 - 4:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawmakers have returned to the Pennsylvania Capitol but have yet to revisit legislation on child sexual abuse scandals since an October fight killed a bill that would have allowed long-ago victims to sue the Roman Catholic Church and other institutions. The Legislature's new...
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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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Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
December 22, 2018 - 4:02 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope's official almsgiver has opened a health station beneath St. Peter's Square to serve the homeless, expanding Pope Francis' efforts to care for the needy living close to the heart of the Roman Catholic Church. The Vatican said Saturday that the Mother of Mercy health...
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Father Jason Kulczynski, pastor of Holy Martyrs Church in Oreland, Montgomery County, displays some of the relics which are going on public exhibit on Thursday to mark the Roman Catholic All Saints Day.
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Mark Abrams
October 30, 2018 - 6:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Roman Catholic Church will celebrate the Communion of Saints on Thursday, and to help the faithful connect with the spiritual world a Montgomery County pastor will curate a special exhibit. Father Jason Kulczynski, pastor of Holy Martyrs Church on Allison Road in...
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Pope Francis
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October 03, 2018 - 5:05 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholic bishops to dream of a future free of the mistakes of the past as he opened a global church leadership meeting Wednesday amid renewed outrage over the priestly sex abuse and cover-up scandal. Yet down the block from the Vatican's synod hall, about two...
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Clergy abuse survivor Marie Mielke talks about her feelings during a press conference detailing the settlement reached between clergy sexual abuse victims and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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May 31, 2018 - 7:07 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced a $210 million settlement Thursday with 450 victims of clergy sexual abuse as part of its plan for bankruptcy reorganization, making this the second-largest payout in the scandal that rocked the nation's Roman Catholic...
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Catholic Cardinal Red Hat
Mark Abrams
May 26, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- When Pope Francis recently named a class of 14 new cardinals, he bypassed U.S. clergymen, including Philadelphia's archbishop. But a journalist with a worldwide profile who covers Catholic Church issues says it's by no means a snub or political slap against...
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Irish Flag
May 26, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By Hilary Clarke and Kara Fox, CNN (CNN) -- Ireland has voted an emphatic "Yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum. With a high turnout of 64.13%, 1,429,98, or 66.4%, voted for the...
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June 05, 2015 - 2:02 pm
Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Nicholas of Tolentine will operate under the name of St. Monica Parish, with Our Lady Star of the Sea serving as the main worship site.
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