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Fresno Diocese Received at Least $5.1M in Taxpayer Funds, Report Shows

The Catholic Diocese of Fresno received taxpayer-funded loans exceeding $5.1 million as part of the federal government's Paycheck Protection Program, according to documents from the Small Business Administration. That's part of at least $1.4 billion in forgivable coronavirus aid obtained by the U.S. Roman Catholic Church, which used a special...

US Nuns Demand Action to End 'Culture of Silence' on Abuse

VATICAN CITY — The largest association of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States urged its members Monday to report any sexual abuse of religious sisters by clergy and demanded that church authorities "take action to end a culture of silence, hold abusers accountable and provide support to those abused."...