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    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A driver plowed into a church in Ocala and then set it on fire as parishioners prepared for Mass Saturday, but no one was hurt, authorities said. A potential suspect is in custody. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office told reporters that a man crashed a minivan through the front doors of Queen of Peace Catholic Church at about 7:30 a.m. as those inside prepared for morning services. Download The New CBS4 News App Here ...
    A VIRGIN Mary statue was vandalized outside a Catholic school in Queens in an act described as disgraceful. The word idol was daubed in black paint across the statue, by a vandal who was captured on surveillance footage. 3 The word idol was scrawled across the statueCredit: Google Maps The incident happened early on Friday outside Cathedral Prep School and Seminary in Queens. Staff at the private Elmhurst high school discovered the vandalism when they arrived for work on Friday....
    St. Patrick’s gets police protection and at least $1 million for pandemic. This isn’t the kind of news Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Marco Rubio want to see about the continually problematic Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) they got into this spring’s coronavirus relief bill: The U.S. Roman Catholic Church got at least $1.4 billion in those loans “with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups.” (Disclosure: Kos...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Taxpayers’ money is going a lot of places in the wake of COVID-19, including billions to the Catholic church, and some say it may never have to be paid back. There are allegations locally that the cash will revamp the church’s accounts hit hard by sex abuse settlements. “It makes me sadder more than anything,” said Zach Hiner. Through a special exemption, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church received at least $1.4 billion to more than $3.5 billion in...
    Joe Biden’s statement Wednesday on the Little Sisters of the Poor Supreme Court case marked the vanishing space for religious liberty among Democrats. The former vice president, who up to then had remained relatively silent on the issue, a yearslong battle over whether or not the Catholic order of nuns would have to offer contraception in its healthcare plans, confirmed what many of his critics had long suspected. If elected, Biden essentially promised to undo the Supreme Court’s protections for...
    St. Patricks gets police protection and at least $1 million for pandemic. This isnt the kind of news Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Marco Rubio want to see about the continually problematic Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) they got into this spring’s coronavirus relief bill: The U.S. Roman Catholic Church got at least $1.4 billion in those loans with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. (Disclosure: Kos Media...
    An analysis by the Associated Press found that the U.S. Roman Catholic Church lobbied to become one of the top beneficiaries from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which also helped companies backed by celebrities, billionaires, state governors and members of Congress. Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools and other ministries have so far received approval for at least 3,500 forgivable loans totaling up to $1.4 billion in tax-payer funded coronavirus relief, used in part to reimburse dioceses forced to payout settlements, or...
    The body of a former Bronx priest with a penchant for rough and kinky sex was found dead in his Ocean County home Thursday, authorities said. Peter Miqueli, 57, attracted headlines in a 2015 lawsuit accusing him of paying $1,000-an-hour to mingle with a muscle-bound boyfriend whom he called master and drinking his urine during rough sex sessions, according to multiple news outlets. Miqueli resigned from the Catholic church a year after the scandal broke. He was officially suspended by the...
    The community is mourning the loss of a 30-year-old Bergen County man who died suddenly on Monday, June 29. Raised in Bogota, John Gerard Mitchell Jr., attended St. Joes elementary, Bixby and Bogota Schools, where he excelled in football, baseball and basketball even at a young age, his obituary says. In 2009, he graduated from Bergen Catholic High School, where he served as football team captain and played various team positions. John had been working as a plant attendee for...
    The U.S. Roman Catholic Church raked in between $1.4 billion and $3.5 billion in federal coronavirus aid, making it one of the top beneficiaries of the governments Paycheck Protection Program. TOM BRADYS TB12 EMPIRE ACCEPTED UP TO $1 MILLION IN PPP LOANS In this April 12 photo, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, right, delivers his homily over mostly empty pews as he leads an Easter Mass at St. Patricks Cathedral in New York. Due to coronavirus concerns, no congregants were allowed to attend...
    Some went to dioceses facing sexual abuse lawsuits. The Catholic Church in the United States got at least $1.4 billion, and possibly as much as $3.5 billion, in federal government loans intended to help businesses meet payroll while employees are laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press reported. Some of that money went to dioceses that have sought bankruptcy protection from sexual abuse lawsuits, or have already paid hefty sums to settle such suits. In early June,...
    The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The churchs haul may have reached — or even exceeded — $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion followers among the biggest winners in the U.S. governments pandemic relief efforts,...
    By Reese Dunklin and Michael Rezendes | Associated Press NEW YORK — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The church’s haul may have reached — or even exceeded — $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion...
    The U.S. Roman Catholic Church received at least $1.4 billion in federal COVID-19 relief aid, making it one of the largest beneficiaries of federal assistance during the pandemic. An analysis by The Associated Press found that the church could have received as much as $3.5 billion since figures provided by the government were in ranges instead of exact amounts for loans distributed through the Paycheck Protection Program. Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools and other Catholic-related entities received at least 3,500 forgivable loans through...
    NEW YORK – The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The church’s haul may have reached -- or even exceeded -- $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion followers among the biggest winners in the U.S. government’s pandemic relief...
    By REESE DUNKLIN and MICHAEL REZENDES NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The church’s haul may have reached — or even exceeded — $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion followers among...
    The Catholic Church raked in at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed loans meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools and other entities made extensive use of a loophole in the feds’ Paycheck Protection Program to snag at least 3,500 forgivable loans as the pandemic scuttled worship services across the country, an Associated Press review found. Some $200 million went to roughly 40 dioceses that have paid out hundreds of...
    In this Sunday, April 12, 2020 file photo, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, right, delivers his homily over mostly empty pews as he leads an Easter Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because...
    The Catholic Church raked in at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed loans meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, a new report says. Catholic dioceses, parishes, schools and other entities made extensive use of a loophole in the feds’ Paycheck Protection Program to snag at least 3,500 forgivable loans as the pandemic scuttled worship services across the country, an Associated Press review found. Some $200 million went to roughly 40 dioceses that have paid out hundreds of millions...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Archdiocese of Chicago has released its plans for reopening schools for the 2020-21 school year.Cardinal Blase Cupich made the announcement last month that Chicago Catholic schools would reopen for in-person learning.The Archdiocese says after consulting with experts, including medical experts, state and local officials, priests, principals and school parents, it has come up with guidelines for the schools to follow, including:-All students over the age of 2 and all school employees are required to wear masks...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools announced plans to reopen in the fall. “Office of Catholic Schools has been working diligently to develop a specific plan for reopening through consultation with several groups, including the Archdiocesan COVID-19 Task,” school officials said in a written statement. All students over the age of 2 and employees will be required to wear masks indoors. There will be new pick-up and drop-off locations as well as well as required temperatures checks. Social distancing...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Archdiocese of Chicago has released its plans for reopening schools for the 2020-21 school year.Cardinal Blase Cupich made the announcement last month that Chicago Catholic schools would reopen for in-person learning.The Archdiocese says after consulting with experts, including medical experts, state and local officials, priests, principals and school parents, it has come up with guidelines for the schools to follow, including:-All students over the age of 2 and all school employees are required to wear masks...
    Six Catholic academies located in Brooklyn and Queens will permanently close, effective Aug. 31, the Diocese of Brooklyn Office of the Superintendent-Catholic School Support Services announced on Thursday. “The devastating effects of the COVID-19 crisis on enrollment and finances, an issue faced by many Catholic schools in the region and across the country, made it impossible for [the schools] to reopen for the coming school year,” said a statement from the Diocese, which encompasses both Brooklyn and Queens. The six...
    By REESE DUNKLIN and MICHAEL REZENDES NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The church’s haul may have reached — or even exceeded — $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion followers among...
    The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought bankruptcy protection because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups. The churchs haul may have reached — or even exceeded — $3.5 billion, making a global religious institution with more than a billion followers among the biggest winners in the U.S. governments pandemic relief efforts,...