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Alleged MS-13 gang members indicted in California

Associated Press

A federal grand jury in Northern California has indicted 12 men suspected of being members of the MS-13 gang on murder, extortion, arson, drug trafficking and racketeering charges.

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Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

- Associated Press

The archbishop of Dublin said Sunday he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by new revelations of misconduct in the U.S. Catholic Church.

Basketball star celebrates homecoming after cardiac arrest

- Associated Press

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Former priest James Faluszczak, who says he was molested by a priest as a teenager, reacts as Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference at the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A Pennsylvania grand jury says its investigation of clergy sexual abuse identified more than 1,000 child victims. The grand jury report released Tuesday says that number comes from records in six Roman Catholic dioceses. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

Associated Press

The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation and said the diocese has "followed every single step" needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse.