In Rome, Vatican watchers like to say that the institutional Catholic Church measures time not with a clock, but with a calendar, and that its memory is as durable as the records in its archives, where Galileo’s signature, preserved in the documents from his famous trial, looks like it was penned yesterday. 607 more words
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Appeals Court rules against Catholic Church's attempt to hide funds from sex abuse victims on religious freedom claim
Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who is now head of the New York diocese, attempted to hide $55 million of funds in the Milwaukee diocese from sexual abuse victims when he was head of that diocese several years ago. 309 more words
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A federal appeals court has issued a ruling that puts nearly $60 million back in play. It’s cash that could be paid to victims in the Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal. 493 more words
MADISON (AP) — An appeals court has ruled that a $55 million cemetery trust fund is fair game in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s bankruptcy case. 149 more words
NEW YORK (WITI) — Catholic faithful turned out for the Christmas Eve Midnight Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo were among those in attendance for the packed Mass. 220 more words