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Md. church member accused of molestation in 1980s

WASHINGTON — A Las Vegas man has been charged in Maryland with molesting multiple boys in the 1980s while assisting with youth ministries at a church targeted in a child sex abuse lawsuit. Nathaniel Morales, who had been working as ...

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National Cathedral to host 1st same-sex weddings

WASHINGTON — he Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages. Cathedral officials tell The Associated Press the church will be among the first Episcopal congregations to implement ...

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Korean church wins OK to build in Frederick County

FREDERICK — A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won approval from the Frederick County Planning Commission for an 800-seat worship center near Sugarloaf Mountain, despite opposition from nearby residents. The Frederick News-Post reports the panel voted 3-1 Wednesday ...

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Top bishop: We won’t give in on birth control rule

A top American bishop said Tuesday the Roman Catholic church will not comply with the Obama administration requirement that most employers provide health insurance covering birth control. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, ...

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Suit: Sovereign Grace hid abuse claims

WASHINGTON — Three female plaintiffs claim in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that an evangelical church group covered up allegations of sexual abuse against children, failed to report accusations of misconduct to the police and discouraged its members from cooperating with ...

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