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This Jan. 26, 2006, file photo shows Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay, File)

Catholic Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

Associated Press

A grand jury report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy.

This Oct. 1, 2017, file photo shows Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington shaking hands with churchgoers at St. Mathews Cathedral after the Red Mass in Washington. Wuerl is defending himself ahead of a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses. He says the report will be critical of some of his actions as Pittsburgh's bishop. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Pennsylvania report identifies more than 1,000 children molested by priests

- Associated Press

More than 1,000 children -- and possible many more -- were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event on the creation of a United States Space Force, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Pentagon.  Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) **FILE**

Public sick and tired of elitists' hatred toward Pence, Christians

It's actually pretty basic: We're tired of being ridiculed and stepped on. We're sick of being targeted by liberal lawyers for wanting to live out our faith. We're done with our pastors being silenced at the pulpit, of our beliefs belittled in front of our children in public schools. We're no longer willing to put up with activists judges who deny us our constitutional rights.

Nick Loeb attends the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

'Fake news' media undermining 'Roe v. Wade' movie, director says

An in-production movie about the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 decision legalizing abortion has attracted more attention for actors it didn't cast than for the recognizable stars it did, a development its writer-director attributes to "fake news."

Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill in Buenos Aires, Argentina, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The Senate debated a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, and eventually voted against it, keeping abortion limited to cases of rape or risks to a woman's health. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion

- Associated Press

Argentina's Senate on Thursday rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion, a defeat for a grassroots movement that came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.

The children of parents who embrace religion tend to have a lower risk of suicidal tendencies, a study has found. (Associated Press/File)

Religiosity linked to lower teen suicide rates

- The Washington Times

Scientists and researchers often point to the positive aspects of religion in creating a sense of community and providing a purpose for life. But research shows it can have a protective effect on children against suicide, even if they are not religious.