Author: DANIEL BURKE, CNN RELIGION EDITOR

Jerry Falwell Jr. faces backlash over emails

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., facing a growing controversy over culture and business dealings at the university, is now facing a backlash over e-mails in which he allegedly belittled a student and staff during the past decade.

How Pete Buttigieg found God

The path from analytic philosophy to the Episcopal Church is not especially well traveled. But then, Peter Paul Buttigieg's search for God contains a few crooked lines.

US Catholic Church spent over $300M on abuse-related costs in a year

Between June 2017 and June 2018 the Catholic Church in the United States spent a whopping $301.6 million on costs related to clergy sexual abuse, including nearly $200 million in legal settlements, according to a report commissioned by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Vatican to US bishops: Delay vote on sex abuse crisis

The Vatican has told the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to delay voting on measures to hold bishops accountable for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, the president of the conference said in a surprise announcement Monday morning.