Religion

Ex-members detail abuse claims against Christian sect

Aug 23, 2017

Former members say a paramilitary Christian sect with members facing child sex abuse charges evaded authorities by hiding births, physically punishing followers and quietly operating in isolated areas in New Mexico

US court rejects appeal from praying football coach

Aug 23, 2017

A federal appeals court says a Washington state school district does not have to immediately re-hire a football coach who lost his job for praying on the field after games

Cross-burning victims to priest: Apology is not enough

Aug 23, 2017

A black family that suffered a cross-burning 40 years ago has more questions than answers after learning that the former Klansman responsible has lived for decades as a Catholic priest

Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rights

Aug 23, 2017

Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record

South African minister faces inquiry in Grace Mugabe scandal

Aug 23, 2017

South Africa's foreign minister faces inquiry in scandal over Zimbabwe's 1st lady

Texas couple to get $3.4M on false claims of satanic abuse

Aug 23, 2017

A Texas couple will receive $3.4 million from the state for being wrongfully imprisoned for more than two decades on prosecutors' claims that they sexually abused children as part of satanic rituals at the day care they operated

Egypt's leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid

Aug 23, 2017

Egypt's president and foreign minister have met with White House adviser Jared Kushner just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns

Trump wants atheist group's suit over church order dropped

Aug 22, 2017

The Trump administration wants to nix a legal challenge to a presidential order easing enforcement of an IRS rule limiting religious organizations' political activity

Priest urges haters to repent; reveals his Ku Klux Klan past

Aug 22, 2017

A Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan

The Latest: Christian sect raid plan to avoid violence

Aug 22, 2017

A sheriff says authorities carefully planned a raid of a New Mexico paramilitary Christian sect amid a child sexual abuse investigation to avoid potential violence.

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