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The first ultra-Orthodox woman elected judge in the country got there not by breaking the rules of her community, but by observing them religiously. [Read More]
The Diocese of Brooklyn identified eight former priests who sexually abused children; four of those men committed sex crimes after they left the diocese. [Read More]
One priest, after being defrocked in 1992, went on to an illustrious career in academia while his victims' lives "have been destroyed," a lawyer said. [Read More]
Ravi Bhalla is the first Sikh to be elected mayor in New Jersey, and one of only a few Sikhs to become mayor of an... [Read More]
Transportation authorities began placing barriers at 57 intersections along the Hudson River Park Bikeway to better protect bicyclists and pedestrians from vehicles. [Read More]
Despite continued calls to improve safety on the bike path that was the site of a terror attack on Tuesday, recommended steps have not been... [Read More]
Msgr. Harry J. Byrne, once an official of the Archdiocese of New York, regularly showed people the disturbing images, the Bronx district attorney said. [Read More]
A former priest who received a settlement from a victim compensation fund said he was abused by the Rev. Robert V. Lott, who is the... [Read More]
The annual charity event might have lacked the elegance — and bite — of last year's, but there was no shortage of zingers. [Read More]
An administrator said they knew of about 160 sexual abuse claims that may qualify for compensation from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, and they expect... [Read More]
A human rights festival slated for a church hall has moved to a new venue after archdiocese officials expressed their disapproval of some parts. [Read More]
The man, who was assigned to the parish for nearly 25 years, is accused of sexually abusing the girls when they were 5 to 16... [Read More]
Zarephath Christian Church is a dynamic evangelical congregation. But perhaps it's best not to mention the sect's fiery founder who embraced the K.K.K. [Read More]
New Jersey religious leaders say they are outraged by the disorder at Essex County College in Newark, which is in danger of losing its accreditation. [Read More]
As plaques honoring Gen. Robert E. Lee were removed in Brooklyn, the governor said city streets should no longer bear his name or that of... [Read More]
After a group of Jews fled during the American Revolution, a complicated series of agreements left ownership of a historic synagogue building in question. [Read More]
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark tends toward the progressive spirit of Pope Francis; Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York hews toward Pope Benedict's... [Read More]
The Brooklyn diocese said it will consider the cases of hundreds of victims abused by priests and deacons dating back to the 1930s. [Read More]
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, who welcomed gay worshipers at a recent Mass, is among a small but growing group of bishops changing how... [Read More]
When the Shaanti Bhavan Mandir in Queens became the first Hindu temple in the nation to publicly declare itself a sanctuary congregation, part of a... [Read More]