Baltimore's archbishop took center stage Tuesday during several key developments on the first day of the annual fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The agenda includes American politics and domestic policy -- and their reach can influence elections and grassroots activism. Church leaders are meeting for the first time since the so-called Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade. It also comes a week after the midterm elections delivered a political setback to anti-abortion activists, including the Catholic Church. Baltimore Archbishop William Lori, who chairs the group's Pro-Life Activities committee, rolled out plans to pivot on anti-abortion messaging and efforts, changing the narrative and mindset.
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439 Texas churches split from United Methodist Church as slow-motion schism continues
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Addison Rae has faced so much backlash for the ad, that she deleted it off of her Instagram.
Matt Chandler, lead pastor at the Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas, apologized for his "foolishness" and received a standing ovation during a service on Sunday
On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that’s framed as being about free speech but is actually a Trojan horse for upending civil rights protections. So, naturally, the Supreme Court’s chief troll, Justice Samuel Alito, decided to joke around about the Ku Klux Klan.
An Arizona cult leader accused of taking more than 20 women and girls as wives 'constantly' said he wanted to kiss and touch his underage daughter, FBI says
The man told his underage daughter that "if his feelings were right, he would make her have a child," according to an FBI affidavit.
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William T. Newland Elementary SchoolThis article has been corrected to reflect that Christopher Christensen had pleaded not guilty before his death. An elementary school principal died in an apparent suicide after jumping from a multistory parking structure at Disneyland in California, officials said.Anaheim Police said they found a man dead when they were called to the amusement park just before 9 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, the Orange County coroner identified the man as 51-year-old Christoph
The mother of Athena Strand, the 7-year-old Texas girl whom a FedEx contract driver is accused of kidnapping and killing, shared a heartbreaking message about her daughter.
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A Michigan man was visiting Saudi Arabia on a pilgrimage when he was detained.
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Lawsuit claims Texas Guns and Roses intentionally confuses customers into believing it was created in association with the band
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Moscow police addressed questions and speculation made by the public and family members of the four stabbing victims.
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TwitterFourteen people have been found dead after a congregation of 33 attending a river baptism were caught in sudden flash flooding in South Africa’s Jukskei River on Saturday afternoon. At least one person had been rescued from the rising stormwaters while several others from a church in Alexandra were able to make it to safety on their own, according to Spokesperson of the City of Johannesburg Emergency Management Services Robert Mulaudzi.“Total number of bodies recovered today is 12 includi
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The claim of Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty makes it more difficult for us to defend against real threats when they do occur.
A motorist from Quincy, Massachusetts, has been arrested and charged after allegedly hitting an Asian man and dragging him for hundreds of yards before flinging him into a construction ditch while making anti-Chinese remarks. It all started when the victim — who was standing outside a local post office with his sister and her three children — called out the driver for speeding. The family stayed and collected the driver’s information.
A disturbing attack that took place in New York City was captured on video this weekend, showing a masked man hitting a stranger with a baseball bat
Herschel Walker is a pioneer in American politics. But here in the Walker campaign's screaming, woofing Election Night ballroom, only one soul recalls what I can’t forget.
The IRGC's militia, the Basij, consists of millions of "ideologically brainwashed and easily mobilized" volunteers.
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What does it mean to live in a Russian penal colony? Experts share insight into the hardships WNBA star Brittney Griner is likely facing.
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A homeowners association president and her husband were shot and killed by a neighbor at a condo in Stuart, Florida over the weekend, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.
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For some, it's a price worth paying for the ultimate parking experience.