Catholic Church

New York State Capitol
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January 28, 2019 - 12:13 pm
The New York State Legislature is expected to pass legislation Monday that would extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims.
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Cardinal Timothy Dolan
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December 20, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, said he's worried about the possible legalization of recreational marijuana in the state.
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Catholic church
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November 20, 2018 - 9:49 am
The Catholic church in New Jersey has announced a plan to reveal early next year the name of all priests who have been credibly accused of abusing children.
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Church Interior
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October 17, 2018 - 7:37 am
The music director of a catholic church on Long Island allegedly abused a teenage girl multiple times as the church ignored guidelines designed to protect children.
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St. Lucy-St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church
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September 19, 2018 - 6:34 am
Four men, who were repeatedly sexually abused as children by a teacher at a Catholic church in Brooklyn received a $27.5 million settlement from the Diocese of Brooklyn.
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3/29/2018 - Pope Francis speaks during the Holy Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday at St Peter's basilica in Vatican.
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September 12, 2018 - 9:35 am
Pope Francis is calling the presidents of every bishop conference around the world to a February summit to discuss clergy sex abuse and protecting children.
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3/29/2018 - Pope Francis speaks during the Holy Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday at St Peter's basilica in Vatican.
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August 29, 2018 - 8:40 am
The leader of the Catholic Church on Long Island is supporting the call for an investigation of Pope Francis.
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Theodore McCarrick AP
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July 28, 2018 - 1:19 pm
Pope Francis has effectively stripped U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's title and rank following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy.
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