Religion

Ex-priest convicted of murdering Texas woman in 1960

Dec 8, 2017

A former priest has been convicted of the 1960 slaying of a South Texas teacher and one-time beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served

Judge denies Texas churches' aid request in FEMA lawsuit

Dec 7, 2017

A judge in Houston has denied an emergency request for relief funds by three Texas churches that were damaged during Hurricane Harvey

Secret scholar who battled Islamic State goes public

Dec 7, 2017

Months after fall of Islamic State group, Mosul Eye, living in a European city, reveals his true identity to the delight of his friends, his fans _ and his mom

The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous'

Dec 7, 2017

A senior Palestinian official says the Palestinians will not meet with Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming visit to the region because of the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez

Dec 7, 2017

A federal judge is asking Argentina's Senate to allow the arrest and trial of former President Cristina Fernandez for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians in a terror attack on a Jewish center

Pastor at New Jersey church accused of assaulting 4 kids

Dec 7, 2017

A pastor at a New Jersey church has been accused of sexually assaulting children over the course of 16 years

NY Catholic Church pays $40 million to sex abuse victims

Dec 7, 2017

The Archdiocese of New York says it has paid just over $40 million in compensation to 189 people who identified themselves as victims of clergy sexual abuse

Poland: Jewish community dismayed by digging at old cemetery

Dec 7, 2017

Human remains from an old Jewish burial ground in Poland have been dug up and dumped in an empty lot to make way for the construction of an electrical transformer station and a parking lot

UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh's rights

Dec 7, 2017

UN experts call on Bahrain to ensure prominent Shiite cleric's rights are respected as he's now hospitalized

Visit to Greece by Turkish president off to tense start

Dec 7, 2017

The first official visit by a Turkish president to Greece for six decades gets off to a tense start with Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeating comments that have alarmed his Greek hosts about the need to "update" the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne

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