A Tidal Wave of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Is About to Hit New York's Catholic Churches and Boy Scouts

Survivors of child sexual abuse in the state can sue their attacker, no matter how long ago the abuse happened, starting Wednesday.


What was destroyed and saved in Notre Dame's massive fire

The building's rose windows, the crown of thorns, and one of the world's biggest organs were all saved.


Heartbreaking photos show fiery destruction of Notre Dame cathedral

Parts of Notre Dame that had survived centuries of wars and revolutions caved to a massive fire Monday evening.


Broken Faith: Inside the Catholic Church’s plan to quietly pay survivors of sexual abuse

The Church is launching private settlement programs just as states are making it possible for more child sex abuse victims to sue.


Trump official in charge of separated kids has been accused of violating ethics rules

Office of Refugee Resettlement Director Scott Lloyd sent one of his staffers an email he’d received in April from an employee at Catholic charity group and his former workplace, the Knights of Columbus.


New Jersey's Priest Sex Abuse Hotline Has Been 'Ringing Off the Hook'

The state recently joined New York and others in launching its own investigation into the ongoing scandal.


Vatican Takes a Stand Against Gluten-Free Communion

"Hosts that are completely gluten-free are invalid matter for the celebration of the Eucharist."


Aubrey Plaza Is Here to Fuck Up Your Summer

The 'Little Hours' star talks about smoking weed with nuns, the tastes of Tuscany, and whether she's a witch.


Christmas Carol Service Accidentally Prints Lyrics to Tupac’s “Hail Mary” Instead of 15th Century Prayer

“Revenge is like the sweetest joy next to gettin' pussy,” read the program at the Joy to the World Catholic Festival in Sri Lanka.


The Vatican Says Catholics Shouldn't Spread Their Dead Relatives' Ashes Around Anymore

People are now supposed to keep them at a cemetery, and not on the mantel at home.


Trump is bad at jokes, bombs at Al Smith dinner

Trump and Clinton tried to roast each other at the lighthearted Al Smith dinner and things got nasty.


Why this VP debate is the most important in history

The VP is always "a heartbeat away," as they say, but Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have a better-than-normal chance of actually becoming president of the United States.