The Washington Post: The move blocks lawsuits allowed under a new state law that takes effect Sunday. Child sexual abuse survivors seeking damages will now have to file a claim through the bankruptcy case.
The Associated Press: Baltimore Archdiocese files for bankruptcy before law on abuse lawsuits takes effect
The Associated Press: A few years ago, Pope Francis told the head of the main Vatican-backed Catholic women’s organization to be “brave” in pushing for change for women in the Catholic Church.
NPR: Government officials effectively banished clergy loyal to the Moscow patriarch from the most sacred parts of a nearby gold-domed monastery complex called the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra.
The New York Times: In a small village, Jews and Arabs have chosen to live side by side, share power and imagine a more hopeful future. But even here, the agonies of the conflict can’t be escaped entirely.
Religion News Service: On Oct. 8, the temple will be open in a limited capacity following 12 years of labor from over 12,000 volunteers.