Bishop Michael Bransfield left 10 months ago. Scandal exploded since.

The sanctions, ordered by Pope Francis, prohibit retired bishop Michael Bransfield from public ministry and from residing in his former diocese in West Virginia.

More and more Americans have the sense something primal is off.


Laypeople had sent church leaders two letters with no response — until now.

  • Analysis

The future of the U.S. Catholic Church is in the West.

  • Mary Louise Schumacher
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Amanda Large Teague says she got a soul extraction to make the pirate's ghost separate from her.

The Twitter feed is busy with criticisms of Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and celebrations of the president's record on immigration and the economy.

Trump took 81 percent of the white evangelical vote in 2016. But support for the president among mainline Protestants is dropping.

  • Tara Isabella Burton
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In diverse Montgomery County, teachers make a point to learn about the world's religions.

  • Perspective

Healthy patriotism, according to C.S. Lewis, is neither divisive nor aggressive.

  • Nancy French
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  • Perspective

President Trump respects and listens to your counsel, and you have a demonstrated record of influence with the president.

  • Nichole Nordeman
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  • Perspective

As a Christian, I am saddened by how Falwell’s comments damage the perception of a faith leader in America.

  • David Fouse
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They hope to ordain 1,500 people in less than 10 days to save July weddings.

“My religion is Judaism, my spirituality is universal.”

  • Jack Jenkins | Religion News Service
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The law is set to take effect July 1.

A new book, “Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” includes previously unpublished letters Anne Frank wrote to her grandmother as the Nazis made their way across Europe.

The news comes after another school was cut off from the archdiocese after refusing to fire a teacher married to someone of the same sex.

Bibles are overwhelmingly printed in China because of the specialized technology and skills they require to produce.

  • Emily McFarlan Miller | Religion News Service
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  • Review

With the well-intended backing of NBA star Stephen Curry and high-profile actress Viola Davis, the “Emanuel” documentary had a limited release this week.

  • Maurice Wallace and Tony Tian-Ren Lin
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  • Perspective

The approach of cutely sneaking in religion through the secular backdoor strips symbols of their spiritual meaning.

  • Steven Waldman
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A Catholic diocese in Michigan says Pope Francis has selected the bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City in South Dakota as the Michigan diocese’s next bishop

  • Associated Press
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation easing restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court

  • Mike Catalini | AP
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Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced “Satanic Jews” during a speech in which he denied allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform

  • Herbert G. McCann | AP
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