Latest from Michelle Boorstein

Experts believe this is the first time a state has sued a Catholic diocese in the abuse crisis

  • Mar 19, 2019

Mosques in the United States began considering tighter security after at least 49 Muslim worshipers were killed in Christchurch.

  • Mar 15, 2019

U.S. Catholic frustration and openness to leaving comes at a time when Americans in general are less tied to faith groups.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Pope Francis and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Russell M. Nelson met for 30 minutes to discuss shared values — including the concern over secularism.

  • Mar 9, 2019

The pontiff’s words were roundly criticized by victims and underscore the looming challenges for an institution that has struggled to curtail clerical sexual abuse.

  • Feb 24, 2019

McCarrick was the first cardinal defrocked in part for sexually mistreating adults

  • Feb 23, 2019

Theodore McCarrick is believed to be the first cardinal -- a title he held until allegations surfaced last summer -- laicized for sexual misconduct, and one of just six bishops accused of similar crimes and dismissed.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Since a new Catholic clergy sex abuse crisis exploded last year, dioceses around the U.S. have released lists.

  • Feb 13, 2019

The 400-year-old unreconciled sins of racism were quickly entangled with political pragmatism.

  • Feb 8, 2019

In a letter to his priests, Washington's Catholic archbishop, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, acknowledged demands for new leadership and called for six weeks of healing and prayer.

  • Sep 8, 2018
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