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Mexico’s Catholic Church: fuel theft corruption widespread – New Zealand Herald

Mexico's Catholic Church : fuel theft corruption widespread New Zealand Herald MEXICO CITY (AP) ” Mexico's Roman Catholic Church says pipeline fuel thefts involve entire towns, government officials and employees of the state-owned oil company and now constitute “one of the main threats to state power and the justice system.”. Continue reading

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Roman Catholic archdiocese accuses city of Mission Woods of religious discrimination – Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star Roman Catholic archdiocese accuses city of Mission Woods of religious discrimination Kansas City Star The lawsuit said that Mission Woods, a city so small that it doesn't have any full-time staff, burdened the religious exercise of both the archdiocese and St. Rose by rejecting a plan to convert a single-family house it bought into additional space for … Continue reading

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Victims, Roman Catholic Church Spar Over New York Sex Abuse Bill – Insurance Journal

Victims, Roman Catholic Church Spar Over New York Sex Abuse Bill Insurance Journal New York legislation to relax one of the nation's most restrictive statutes of limitations on child molestation victims continues to stall under pressure from the Roman Catholic Church and other opponents. The bill has circled the drain in Albany for a … Continue reading

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Priest abuse watchdog deals with lawsuit, resignations – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press Priest abuse watchdog deals with lawsuit , resignations TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press LOUIS — A victims' support group that helped force the Roman Catholic Church to confront the problem of child-molesting priests is going through upheaval of its own, including the resignations of two top leaders and a potentially reputation-damaging … Continue reading

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Insurer doesn’t want to pay Church to cover sex abuse costs – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Crux: Covering all things Catholic Insurer doesn't want to pay Church to cover sex abuse costs Crux: Covering all things Catholic NEW HAVEN, Conn. – An insurance company has appealed an order by a federal judge in Connecticut to reimburse the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford $945,000 for payments church officials made to settle sexual misconduct cases involving priests. Continue reading

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Another University Relinquishes Its Religious Exemption to Title IX – Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Another University Relinquishes Its Religious Exemption to Title IX Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) The university said at the time that it offered students health insurance , but objected to abortion, in line with the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church . But in his letter this year, Father Wildes wrote that Loyola no longer offers health insurance … Continue reading

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Photo flashback: Can you identify these historic New Brighton sites? – SILive.com

SILive.com Photo flashback: Can you identify these historic New Brighton sites? SILive.com The current neighborhood includes Hamilton Park, an enclave of Victorian homes built before the American Civil War and several older churches , including St. Peter's Church , the oldest Roman Catholic church on Staten Island. The original Village Hall … Continue reading

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A historian evaluates universities from the beginning until now (essay) – Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed A historian evaluates universities from the beginning until now (essay) Inside Higher Ed The university was second for endurance only to the Roman Catholic Church , the parliaments of the Isle of Man, Iceland and Great Britain, and a few Swiss cantons. There were earlier institutions of secular higher learning — Plato's Academy (c. 387 BC … Continue reading

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To understand Pa. battle over law for clergy sex-abuse victims, look to Delaware – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette To understand Pa. battle over law for clergy sex-abuse victims, look to Delaware Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Supporters applaud the outcome there as just, while opponents, most notably from the Roman Catholic Church , warn that its consequences will unfairly ripple across communities in Pennsylvania. Allowing the retroactive filing of lawsuits, they say, could … Continue reading

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Theft nearly empties food bank shelves – Welland Tribune

Welland Tribune Theft nearly empties food bank shelves Welland Tribune St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Welland finds itself targeted once again, this time by theft . Somewhere between Monday night and Tuesday morning someone broke into the church's community building and stole food from the food bank located there. Continue reading

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