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Michigan Catholic Conference settles birth control case
The group settled after the Trump administration allowed more employers to opt out of providing no-cost contraception

Michigan Catholic Conference settles birth control caseThe group settled after the Trump administration allowed more employers to opt out of providing no-cost contraception
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Nation

Brazil branches of U.S.-based church target of probes

Brazil branches of U.S.-based church target of probesWord of Faith Fellowship church’s business and its labor practices are under investigation by Brazilian authorities.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Detroit

Tickets for beatification of Father Solanus Casey free

Tickets to view beatification of Father Solanus Casey freeTickets will be made available at 9 a.m. Monday on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Birth control: Trump expands employer insurance opt-out

Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insuranceTrump is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
World

Vatican urges protections for kids amid porn scandal

Vatican urges protections for kids amid porn scandalThe Vatican urged protection of children from online sexual abuse and exploitation amid its own child porn investigation
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit

Detroiters pray for Las Vegas shooting victims

Detroiters pray for Las Vegas shooting victimsArchdiocese of Detroit held a special service to pray for the victims and families affected by the Las Vegas massacre
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks ago
Detroit

Jewish group uses harvest festival to promote service

Jewish group uses harvest festival to promote serviceThe Detroit chapter of Repair the World hosts two events aimed at connecting the harvest festival Sukkot to modern times
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Religion

Israel grinds to a halt as Jews fast for Yom Kippur

Israel grinds to a halt as Jews fast for Yom KippurThe holiest day of the Jewish calendar has brought most of Israel to a halt for Judaism’s day of atonement
  • Religion
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Eight Mile church seeks to bridge community's divide

Eight Mile church seeks to bridge divideNearly 80 years ago a wall was built that divided Detroit’s black and white residents
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Religion

Arise Church reaches across 8 Mile divide

Arise Church reaches across 8 Mile divideArise Church reaches across 8 Mile divide
  • Religion
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Arts

Pope's divine choir fills Detroit Opera House

Pope’s divine choir fills Detroit Opera HouseCappella Musicale Pontificia Sistina, the oldest choir in the world, performed at the Detroit Opera House on Saturday.
  • Arts
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
World

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresyIn a letter delivered to Pope Francis last month, 62 signatories issued a “filial correction” to the pope
  • World
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

‘Pope’s Choir’ awes Detroit crowd at Ste. Anne

‘Pope’s Choir’ awes Detroit crowd at Ste. Anne‘Pope’s Choir’ makes first visit to Detroit for public performance at Detroit Opera House
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Nation

BYU ends ban on caffeinated soda sales on campus

BYU ends ban on caffeinated soda sales on campusThe move sparked social media celebrations from current and former students.
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
World

Pope: Church realized sex abuse problem ‘a bit late’

Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem ‘a bit late’Pope Francis promised to respond with the “firmest measures possible” against sex abusers
  • World
  • 1 month ago
World

Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation
A high-ranking Vatican priest working in the embassy in Washington has been recalled in child porn probe

Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigationA high-ranking Vatican priest working in the embassy in Washington has been recalled in child porn probe
  • World
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
World

Latin Mass fans celebrate anniversary — without pope

Latin Mass fans celebrate anniversary — without popeTen years after Pope Benedict XVI passed a law allowing greater use of Latin Mass, Francis seems to be rolling it back.
  • World
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Breaking and entering at a Detroit mosque

Breaking and entering at a Detroit mosqueThe Detroit Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect who broke into a Mosque on the city’s northeast side.
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Catholics decry Dems’ questioning of judicial pick

Catholics decry Dems’ questioning of judicial pickCatholic leaders are objecting to Dem senators’ line of questioning for one of Donald Trump’s judicial nominees
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
World

Pope asks ‘pro-life’ Trump to rethink migrant decision

Pope asks ‘pro-life’ Trump to rethink young migrant decisionPope Francis said anyone who calls himself “pro-life” should keep families together
  • World
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Religion

Vatican declares Mother Teresa patron saint of Calcutta

Vatican declares Mother Teresa a patron saint of CalcuttaThe Vatican has declared Mother Teresa a patron saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta at a Mass
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Religion

Survey: White Christians now a minority in U.S.

Survey: White Christians are now a minority of U.S. populationThe share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Opinion

Commentary: Slow down before passing judgment on Osteen

Commentary: Slow down before passing judgment on Joel OsteenThe Twitter storm on his church not being open threw a match on a tinderbox of easy fodder: wealth, religion, red state
  • Opinion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Pope saw psychoanalyst to seek ‘clarity’ years ago

Pope saw psychoanalyst to seek ‘clarity’ years agoPope Francis says that when he was 42 he had sessions weekly with a psychoanalyst to “clarify some things.”
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

On Muslim holiday, Houston’s mosques open to evacuees

On Muslim holiday, Houston’s mosques open to Harvey evacueesThe gymnasium at the Champions Islamic Center is covered with mats and blankets, donated clothes and boxes of food
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Wayne County

Retired priest charged with larceny at Canton parish

Retired priest charged with larceny at Canton parishRev. Eugene Katcher, former pastor at Resurrection Parish, was arraigned Thursday in 35th District Court on three counts
  • Wayne County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Religion

More than 1.7M Muslims gather for start of hajj

More than 1.7M Muslims gather for start of hajjPilgrims perform a series of rites that trace the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad
  • Religion
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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