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Spanish priest flamenco dances from the pulpit (Video)

For those who think the Catholic church is, well, a bit stuffy, news comes from the southern Spanish city of Málaga of a flamenco dancing priest, attracting new followers to his church in an unusual way.

Ecuador: Priest arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking

Ibarra - A Catholic priest was arrested in Ecuador on suspicion of being part of a criminal organization that was sending drugs to Europe and the United States. Narcotics police officers seized 74 kilos of cocaine.

Mexican priest getting kids’ devotion with superheroes, water gun

Saltillo - Humberto Alvarez, clergyman at “Ojos de Agua” Catholic Parish in Saltillo, northern Mexico, uses atypical methods including superheroes and water guns to advocate the Catholic faith among the younger members of his congregation.

Op-Ed: Farewell to Pontiff — U.S. Bishop share his respects

A Pontiff excuses himself from the most revered post in the world drawing questions and speculations while the search for a successor draws candidates from around.

Ex-Catholic Priest in Connecticut charged in Federal drug case

Bridgeport - A former secretary to Cardinal Eagan is accused of selling meth, following a investigation that saw a drug ring infiltrated by an undercover police officer.

Op-Ed: Another priest is investigated for child abuse

And the process goes on, and on and on. Another California Catholic priest is investigated for abusing the trust of his parishioners.

Drunk-driving Catholic priest reads 'off chart' on breathalyzer

South Grafton - Catholic priest Father Peter Jones, 58, a priest at St. Patrick's Parish in South Grafton, returned one of the highest blood-alcohol readings ever recorded in New South Wales, Australia. The police stopped Father Jones criss-crossing on the highway.

Catholic religious order to pay $166 million to sex abuse victims

Seattle - A Roman Catholic order situated in the Pacific Northwest agreed to pay a total of $166 million as compensation to more than 500 individuals who were sexually and psychologically abused as children between the 1940s and today.

Catholic priest charged in murder-for-hire back behind bars

San Antonio - A Catholic priest who was charged with a 2008 sexual assault of a Texas teenage boy has now been charged with a murder-for-hire plot to kill his accuser.

Seminarian Convicted of Sexual Misconduct is Now Ordained Priest

An American seminarian who has been convicted of sexual misconduct in Detroit Michigan in late 1990s has moved to the Philippines to pursue his seminary studies and eventually ordained priest in 2001.

Popular 'Oprah' Catholic Priest Involved in Sex Sandal

Discussions about hypocrisy often occur when there is news about discrepancy between preaching and practice. No more is that better seen than in the area of sex, where now a priest is involved in a sex scandal.

Catholic Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse Has HIV

A Texan Catholic priest, Rev. Philip Magaldi accused of preying on his congregation has been identified as having the HIV virus. The Fort Worth area man has been accused for years as having improper conduct with the boys and young men in his parish.

TV anchor: I was sexually abused by Catholic priest

Thomas Roberts says it took him nearly 20 years to publicly admit he was sexually abused as a teenager by a Priest.

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Robert Brennan  a Catholic priest  has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy.
Robert Brennan, a Catholic priest, has been arrested on charges that include raping an altar boy.
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Father Miranda blessing parishioners during a recent Palm Sunday celebration in the town of Cabildo ...
Father Miranda blessing parishioners during a recent Palm Sunday celebration in the town of Cabildo, Chile.
Father José Planas Moreno  the flamenco dancing priest
Father José Planas Moreno, the flamenco dancing priest

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