“We graph Islamophobia on a ten-point scale,” says Faizan Syed of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. “We have seen a drop to 5.9 from 6.4 since 2010.”
The St. Louis archdiocese asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by the family of a teenage girl who claims Archbishop Robert Carlson failed to prevent her molestation by a priest with whom he lived in the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica.
“We have people who have homes, who have condominiums, that file petitions, that want to take away our right to shelter people here”
When first considered in 2011, one parish – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in south St. Louis County – reported an alcohol ban would reduce annual revenue by $35,000 to $50,000.
The lawsuit claims Carlson was one of four top officials at the Twin Cities diocese who knew Fr. Robert Thurner had admitted buying liquor for a boy and then sexually abusing him.
SNAP’s David Clohessy says Bishop Edward Braxton has spent a small fortune renovating his home and taking trips to Africa.
The protestors contend that baseball fans are worshiping false idols by watching baseball when they should instead be worshiping God and mourning their sin.
The cathedral from the losing city will donate to a charity in the winning city which combats human trafficking.
The denomination will honor the Scouts’ decision to allow gay members but will leave it up to each individual congregation to decide what to do next.
The case involves a longtime Carlson associate, Father Joseph Jiang, is accused of molesting an underage girl and attempted witness tampering.