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Mississippi city parks service accused of covering up child sex crimes involving an employee

The Hernando, Mississippi Parks Service has been accused of covering up child sex crimes involving an employee after a former staffer was arrested …

Dying Australian sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order

PERTH, Australia — A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said on Thursday he could die happy after reaching a $727,000 landmark settlement against a …

Child Abuse

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THE first of the four drugs was administered on August 14th at 10.24am at the state penitentiary in Lincoln. Fifteen minutes later a curtain was …

Death Row

Why Paul Didn’t Write about the Historical Jesus

August 16, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>Here is a second guest post (find the first one here) from Ed Atkinson of Wycombe Skeptics in the Pub, and …

Theology

What’s Next for the 1,000-Plus Victims of Catholic ‘Predator Priests’?

Priests praying during Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia in 2015.<p>In an over-1,300 page document released earlier this week, a Pennsylvania grand …

Child Abuse

Outrage erupts over Orange County sheriff recording attorney-client phone calls from jail

Orange County sheriff’s officials and prosecutors were scrambling Thursday to explain how more than 1,000 phone calls between jail inmates and their …

Corruption

Cardinal Burke: We face a grave crisis, touching the heart of the Church

Washington D.C., Aug 16, 2018 / 06:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Raymond Burke said Thursday that the Catholic Church is facing “a very grave …

Christianity

Professor: Priest scandal is criminal; excommunication not a solution

Calls for excommunication of clergymen named in the statewide Catholic sexual abuse grand jury report would likely not have the desired effect and …

Christianity

After Pa. report. O’Malley says church’s crisis is product of ‘clerical failures’

In his first public comments since Tuesday’s release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report that documented a systemic coverup of child sex abuse by …

Child Abuse

Slidell man booked with 500 counts of possessing child porn | NOLA.com

A Slidell man was booked Thursday (Aug. 16) with 500 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, after a year-long investigation, according …

Crime

Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests

<b>A low-carb diet could shorten life expectancy by up to four years, a study suggests.</b><p>Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses.<p>But a US study over 25 years indicates that moderate carb consumption - …

Nutrition

'Dr. Bumbum' hit with murder charge over patient's death

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian prosecutors have filed a murder charge against celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado over the death of a …

Brazil

Former Missoula resident charged after children allege sex abuse

A 64-year-old man living in Great Falls has been accused of molesting a young girl and forcing her into sex acts with two boys while he was living in …

Crime

Woman still searching for granddaughter’s killer 3 years later: ‘I want justice for her’

Brionna Boddy<p>×<p>Woman still searching for granddaughter’s killer 3 years later: ‘I want justice for her’<p>Brionna Boddy<p>CLEVELAND — It’s been almost three …

Crime

‘I want to apologize’: Area’s Catholic leaders say church failed on sexual abuse

People have a right to be furious after a Pennsylvania grand jury found that church leaders covered up sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over seven …

Kansas City

Man charged over stabbing murder of his father in western NSW

17/08/2018|1min<p>A man has been charged over the murder of his father at a home in far western NSW. Emergency services were called to a home at Gol Gol …

Sex abuse in Alabama included in report on priests in Pennsylvania

A priest from Pennsylvania sexually abused two boys on a trip to Mobile in the 1980s and was charged in 1990, according to a Pennsylvania grand jury …

Civil Rights

Infant rescued from hot car after parents ‘overdose’

An Ohio couple rescued an infant girl from a sweltering car as her parents lay sprawled out on the ground from an apparent overdose, according to a …

Dollar General

ABQ man acquitted of murder in 2017 shooting

Jurors on Friday acquitted an Albuquerque man of murder in what he maintains was a self-defense shoo ...

Raleigh swim coach charged with sex crimes involving child

A former Raleigh swim coach is charged with sex crimes involving a child.<p>Arrest records show 32-year-old Nicholas Walkotten, of Garner, is charged …

Sex Crimes

The Catholic Bishops Who Failed Us All

A new grand-jury report on sex abuse shows the episcopate behaving like Judas.<p>A Pennsylvania grand jury this week published a 900-page report detailing sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by some 300 Roman Catholic priests over 70 years. The grand jury had spent two years gathering subpoenaed …

Christianity

St. Louis police group alleges officer gave prisoners 'rough ride,' demands criminal charges

<b>ST. LOUIS</b> • A police membership association has alleged on social media that an officer intentionally tried to injure prisoners by driving …

Crime

The Arm of St. Thomas Aquinas

The remains of the left arm of the levitating philosopher-saint are kept in a 13th-century Neapolitan basilica.<p>At the halfway point of the ancient …

Managing Panic Attacks: The Technique of Riding the Wave

<i>Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking.</i><p><i>Live in silence.</i><p><i>Flow down and down in always</i><p><i>widening rings of being</i>. (Rumi)1<p>A panic attack is an “abrupt …

Mindfulness

Hit-run driver who left teen for dead escapes jail

A beauty salon owner who admitted fleeing the scene after her car crashed into a 13-year-old bike rider has escaped jail.Thi Nguyen, 42, pleaded …

Crime

A man stole a wallet, then was beaten to death on Claiborne Avenue, police say | NOLA.com

When a man stole his wallet outside an Uptown gasoline station last Friday morning (Aug. 10), Simon Morris chased the robber and allegedly beat him …

Crime

Catholic League On Predatory Priests: It’s Not Rape If The Child Isn’t Penetrated

August 16, 2018 by Michael Stone<p>Catholic League president Bill Donohue defends predatory priests by claiming it’s not rape if the child isn’t …

After Struggling With His Weight, This Founder Decided to Invent the Workout Machine of the Future

With Tonal, Aly Orady has built a fitness machine he hopes will help busy people like him stay in shape.<p>Most people look at fitness equipment and see only the physical challenge in front of them. Aly Orady, an electrical engineer by training, looked around the gym one morning and saw a different …

Exercise

Texas mother of 3 murdered by ex-friend who staged robbery, cops say

A Texas woman, fighting with a friend about money, recruited a man and his teenage girlfriend to help her stage a robbery during which the trio beat and stabbed the mother of three to death, cops said.<p>Amy Medina, 37, was arrested in connection with the death of Lucy Bertrand, 33, who was found dead …

Crime

Man Nearly Strangles Woman To Death. Then Her Kids Find A Gun.

Chandra Nierman is lucky to be alive.<p>Earlier this month, Nierman's boyfriend, 46-year-old Steven Kelley, savagely beat and strangled her while …