'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll were on the bill for the nationally televised "12-12-12" concert to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy, but the charity in charge of distributing donations has been thinking small when it comes to doling out the $50 million-plus raised by Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones and other stars.
A Roman Catholic monsignor who became the first U.S. church official branded a felon for covering up sex abuse claims against priests was sentenced Tuesday to three to six years in prison.
Monsignor William Lynn helped the Archdiocese of Philadelphia keep predator-priests in ministry, and the public in the dark, by telling parishes their priests were being removed for health reasons and then sending the men to unsuspecting churches, prosecutors argued in a landmark clergy-abuse trial.
The fatal shooting of a woman and her three young daughters at a Missouri resort has been ruled a murder-suicide.
A Roman Catholic monsignor charged with protecting two priests accused of rape lost a last-minute bid Monday to be absolved in court as jury selection proceeded in a landmark case in Philadelphia.
"This was really way over my head," Mr. Brennan said. "But there is so much more that these people need. I could probably rattle off 500 families right now that don't have washers and dryers and have no way of paying for them."
Since then, the group has repaired plumbing, electrical and heating systems in close to 100 homes, he said.