Stories tagged: priest
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Prosecutors: Drugs, child porn found in Boise priest’s home
Hundreds of child pornography images as well as marijuana, LSD and ecstasy were discovered in the home of a retired priest from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Boise, prosecutors said.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Wisconsin priest tells parishioners he’s gay, gets ovation
A Roman Catholic priest in Milwaukee has come out as gay, writing that he will no longer live in the shadows of secrecy and plans to be authentic to his …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Priest who used to be KKK member apologizes 40 years later
Four decades after a Catholic priest who was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan burned a cross on a black couple’s lawn, he finally wrote them an apology.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Ex-priest convicted of murdering Texas woman in 1960
An ex-priest was convicted of murdering a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen on Thursday, more than 57 years after Irene Garza went to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
‘Faithful’ Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church
DETROIT – A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Butte priest recovers fishing gear stolen earlier this week
A Roman Catholic priest has recovered fly fishing gear and other personal belongings that were stolen from his outside a Montana church earlier this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Priest’s fishing gear stolen from vehicle near Butte church
A newly-ordained Roman Catholic priest’s fishing gear was stolen from a vehicle parked outside a church in Butte.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Priest gets probation for 2004 crash in Eugene
A Catholic priest has admitted in court that he caused a crash on Interstate 5 more than 13 years ago.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
U.S. priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands
Rev. Stanley Rother was beatified Saturday at Mass in Oklahoma City, moving him one step closer to possible sainthood.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Popular priest disinvited from Catholic University’s seminary after protests over his LGBT book
The Rev. James Martin, a popular priest who published a book earlier this year encouraging a bridge between the LGBT community and the Catholic Church, has been disinvited from giving …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Eugene priest sentenced for having sex with teen prostitute
A Eugene priest found guilty of prostitution for paying a 17-year-old girl to have sex with him has been sentenced to three months in jail.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Eugene priest convicted of having sex with teen prostitute
A Lane County jury has found a Eugene priest guilty of paying for sex with an underage prostitute.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:49 a.m.
Grand jury indicts Eugene priest for sex, drug charges
A Lane County grand jury has returned a 10-count indictment against a Eugene priest accused of drug offenses and purchasing sex with a juvenile prostitute.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11 a.m.
Mountain Home priest charged with rape
MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho – Authorities in south-central Idaho have charged a Mountain Home priest with raping a Mountain Home Air Force airman after he passed out. Magistrate Judge David Epis …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest in France
Two attackers slit the throat of an 86-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11 a.m.
U.S. priest gets 17 years for molesting Honduran children
A suspended Pennsylvania priest has been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison for sexually assaulting poor street children during missionary trips to Honduras.
Fri., March 12, 2010
Spokane diocese paid boys ranch accusers
Although a jury last month rejected Kenneth Putnam’s sex abuse allegations against Morning Star Boys’ Ranch, the Catholic Diocese of Spokane had already paid Putnam a settlement worth hundreds of …
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009
Diocese hit with 21 new claims
Twenty-one new claims of clergy sex abuse have been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Spokane, a number that has surprised the diocese and could reopen its contentious bankruptcy case. …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009, 7:18 a.m.
Jesuit province files for bankruptcy
Confronted by scores of lawsuits alleging sex abuse by priests, the Jesuits of the Oregon Province have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.