Lawsuit alleges more abuse by former Georgia priest

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A former Roman Cath olic priest from Savannah has been accused of sexually assaulting...The diocese "would be better off to have no priest rather than an unholy priest," the Rev. Robert Mattingly wrote to Lessard...

Russian priest feels closer to God in Antarctica

...island.The 38-year-old Russian priest is clad in a loose black robe and...for the lonely building.Russian priests rotate in for yearlong stints, primarily...in Antarctica.A pair of skis the priest uses to explore the island leans against...

Preachers try to stay execution

ATLANTA ? Two-dozen or so priests and other ministers delivered 26,000 petitions to Gov. Nathan Deal's office asking him to use his influence to halt tonight's scheduled...

Democratic republics need religion -- especially the United States

...jugular, and use the examples of corrupt popes and other church officials, including the inexcusable atrocity that has been the priest sex abuse scandal.These are all clear demonstrations of the evil that is capable from human hands. I indeed used many of...

The Rev. Jerry Ragan named head of national fraternity of priests

...group of five to seven priests that get together on...on the life of French priest Charles de Foucauld...hoping to encourage other priests to join him, but no...Ragan was ordained a priest in 1979 and has served...fraternity to encourage new priests to join."I'm overwhelmed...

Coptic church in Evans honors 21 killed by Islamic State militants

...was founded in 2007 by Egyptians living in the area who work at places such as Georgia Regents University and Fort Gordon. A priest comes from Atlanta twice a month to perform the liturgy. On alternate weekends, the congregation holds Bible study and Sunday...

GBI releases details in mistaken ID, burial of body in Augusta

...madder than hell. I didn't even want to talk to him anymore. He insulted me to start with by not showing up at my home with a priest or pastor or someone stating how big a mistake it was. You don't throw out that kind of mistake out over the phone."The...

Priests in South Dakota give part of their pay to abuse victims fund

...stunned when they find out the priests are fasting and giving 5 percent of their income. Priests make about $1,100 a month...counseling abuse survivors or priest abusers. "It's not the...said. "It's their (the priests') effort." The Lazarus...

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Priests called to sing God's praises

...that all Catholic priests in the Augusta area...during this Year of the Priest, which concludes...myself; and other priests in our area.In this Year of the Priest, we give thanks to...May all Catholic priests come to join us at...

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Pope leads ceremony to ordain priests

...Pope Benedict XVI ordained a group of new priests Sunday, with many of the men coming from...also the bishop of Rome, and the 21 new priests are attached to the Rome diocese. After...his hands on the head of each of the new priests, who, earlier in the ceremony, had...

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