Religion

Pope Francis waves upon his arrival in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, for his weekly general audience, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 23, 2018 - 6:11 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged Chinese Catholics on Wednesday to show they are in full communion with the Holy See, amid what appears to be another stall in the Vatican's longstanding attempts to reach a deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made the comments during his general...
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In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 5:03 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop said Wednesday that he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson was convicted on Tuesday...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally funded family planning clinics could serve as a rallying cry for conservative voters, who remain deeply loyal to the president heading into the midterm elections. Trump has also been focused on issues that galvanize his base, holding a series of events to rail against the dangers of illegal immigration and wading anew into the fight over abortion rights. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 22, 2018 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a...
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In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis. Magistrate...
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In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 7:34 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis. Magistrate...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally funded family planning clinics could serve as a rallying cry for conservative voters, who remain deeply loyal to the president heading into the midterm elections. Trump has also been focused on issues that galvanize his base, holding a series of events to rail against the dangers of illegal immigration and wading anew into the fight over abortion rights. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 22, 2018 - 12:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters. Now, in the lead-up to the midterm elections, the thrice-married former Democrat who used to describe himself as "very pro-choice" is offering catnip to conservative voters with a...
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May 21, 2018 - 9:34 pm
NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday and faces a potential two years in prison. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop of Adelaide...
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May 21, 2018 - 9:14 pm
NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop Philip Wilson in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, on Tuesday...
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May 21, 2018 - 8:35 pm
NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop has become most the senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse. Magistrate Robert Stone handed down the verdict against Archbishop Philip Wilson in Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, on Tuesday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, Denmark's Minister of Integration from the Liberal Party Inger Stoejberg sits in Parliament, in Copenhagen. The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, claiming the traditional fasting period poses hazards in some professions that are "dangerous for us all." Integration Minister Inger Stoejberg wrote a blog post for Danish tabloid BT published Monday, May 21, 2018 that questioned how "commanding observance to a 1,400-year-old pillar of Islam" was compatible with modern labor markets. (Peter Hove Olesen/Polfoto via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 4:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Danish government minister has asserted that Muslims shouldn't work during Ramadan because the monthlong fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all." Integration Minister Inger Stoejberg, an immigration hardliner in Denmark...
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