Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018

A look at blasphemy laws around the world

Islamabad, Pakistan, Nov 14, 2018 / 05:05 am (EWTN News/CNA).- While the world awaits the fate of Asia Bibi, who remains in hiding in Pakistan following the acquittal of her death sentence for blasphemy, religious freedom advocates are calling for an end to blasphemy laws across the globe.

Intense debate over handling of abuse scandal ensues at USCCB meeting

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2018 / 09:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-

Alleged victim of Archbishop McCarrick speaks at rally outside USCCB

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2018 / 07:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- James Grein, the man who came forward this summer alleging he was abused for 18 years by Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, appeared in public Tuesday for the first time and revealed his full name. Previously, the New York Times had identified him only as “James.”

USCCB discusses standards of conduct, independent commission

Baltimore, Md., Nov 13, 2018 / 06:54 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. bishops have formally begun discussion of a new set of standards of conduct and a special commission to investigate accusations made against bishops.