Pete Buttigieg confronted by religious protester

Politics 04/16/19, 17:43

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) was confronted by a religious protester at an Iowa town hall Tuesday but said he "respected" the protester's passion. Buttigieg told reporters, "I understand that it comes from a very passionate place, and I respect that." After the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, spoke ...

Update: Iowa attorney general opens clergy abuse inquiry

U.S. 11/01/18, 16:02

The Latest on abuse and cover-up by Roman Catholic clergy in Iowa (all times local):3 p.m.Iowa's attorney general says he's opening an inquiry into the handling of clergy abuse by the Roman Catholic Church.In a statement Thursday, Attorney General Tom Miller says he's appalled by cases of abuse and cover-up ...

Bishop vows to relocate accused priest away from Iowa school

U.S. 11/01/18, 10:03

A bishop is vowing to relocate a priest who is living in an Iowa retirement home close to a Catholic school, despite his history of sexually abusing boys.The announcement follows an Associated Press story exposing the church's three-decade cover-up of abuse by the Rev. Jerome Coyle.Coyle admitted in 1986 that ...

Update: Diocese kept quiet about priest’s 1986 admission

U.S. 10/31/18, 13:32

The Latest on a priest who admitted to having sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys in 1986 (all times local):12:30 p.m.A Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa is acknowledging that it kept quiet for 32 years about a priest's admission to having sexually abused dozens of boys.The Diocese of Sioux City ...

APNewsBreak: Church covered up priest’s abuse of 50 boys

U.S. 10/31/18, 12:40

A Roman Catholic diocese in Iowa has hidden for decades a priest's admission that he sexually abused dozens of boys, a silence that may have put other children in danger.The Associated Press has learned that the Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s ...

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