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toppled statue in California
Megan Goldsby
July 01, 2020 - 10:22 am
The Archbishop of San Francisco performed exorcism rites at the spot where a statue of Junipero Serra once stood in Golden Gate Park before it was torn down by protesters earlier this month.
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Rebekah Sager
May 27, 2020 - 10:25 am
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced its guidelines Wednesday for reopening churches and resuming mass as early as next month.
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Getty
October 02, 2018 - 3:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Attorneys for a man who alleges he was sexually abused as a child by a priest he called a "close friend" filed a nuisance lawsuit today against California bishops and clergy in Los Angeles and throughout the state for allegedly concealing decades of child sexual abuse. The...
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Associated Press
August 15, 2018 - 8:14 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy's mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who...
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AP
August 14, 2018 - 11:18 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses 2:10 p.m. Pennsylvania officials have released a landmark grand jury report that identifies more than 300 "predator priests" who molested children in six dioceses. It also accuses...
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Associated Press
August 02, 2018 - 8:52 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has decreed that the death penalty is "inadmissible" under all circumstances and that the Catholic Church must work to abolish it, changing official church teaching to reflect his view that all life is sacred and there is no justification for state-sponsored...
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Margaret Carrero/KNX 1070
July 30, 2018 - 4:32 pm
(KNX 1070) - There's been an arrest in connection with the extreme damage done to a Catholic Church in North Hollywood. LAPD officers arrested the man at 8 a.m. Monday. The church, which features Spanish-style architecture from the 1930's, is a major local landmark. Investigators have been working...
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AP
July 30, 2018 - 3:20 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The largest association of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States urged its members Monday to report any sexual abuse of religious sisters by clergy and demanded that church authorities "take action to end a culture of silence, hold abusers accountable and provide support to...
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