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Most overrated? Mattis laughs off Trump barb at charity gala

Oct. 17, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump. Speaking at a New York charity event Thursday the day after Trump demeaned him as "the world's most overrated general," Mattis joked that he took it as a compliment. "I'm not just...

4 New York priests placed on leave after abuse allegations

Oct. 12, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four priests from the New York Roman Catholic Archdiocese have been placed on administrative leave following allegations of abuse of minors reaching back decades. The newspaper Catholic New York reported this week that the prelates' ministries are temporarily restricted. In a letter sent to...

Pope accepts resignation of NYC bishop accused of abuse

Oct. 10, 2019 9:33 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a New York City bishop who was accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy in the 1980s, the Vatican said Thursday. Auxiliary Bishop John Jenik denied the allegation when it was first brought to the New York City archdiocese last year. He...

NYPD officer killed by friendly fire is hailed as a hero

Oct. 4, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a dedicated, compassionate professional who put his heart into his work. Officer Brian Mulkeen, who was hit Sunday by two...

Investigator: Archdiocese meeting obligation in abuse crisis

Sep. 30, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An independent investigator praised the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York for its response to the sexual abuse crisis, saying no priest or deacon remains in ministry in the Manhattan-based archdiocese who has been credibly abused of sexual abuse. Barbara Jones, a former federal judge,...

Minnesota archbishop opens investigation into fellow bishop

Sep. 11, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Wednesday that he has opened an investigation — the first known of its kind under a new Vatican protocol — into allegations that a bishop in northwestern Minnesota interfered with investigations into clerical...