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Netanyahu gives pope book by father on Inquisition

12/02/2013 9:49am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday gave Pope Francis a book about the Inquisition in Spain written by his late father, an expert on the Catholic Church's forced conversion and expulsion of Jews in the 15th century.

Polish priest convicted of child sex abuse

12/02/2013 10:39am
A Roman Catholic priest in central Poland was sentenced Monday to 8 1/2 years in prison after being convicted of sexually abusing five boys.

ACLU sues US bishops over Catholic hospital ethics

12/02/2013 5:42pm
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a sweeping federal lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops over its ethical guidelines for Roman Catholic hospitals, arguing the directives were to blame for negligent care of a pregnant woman who went into early labor and whose baby died within hours.