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Cardinal Pell sent to prison for abusing 2 boys in Australia

The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed “staggering arrogance.”

Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit

Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children.

Vatican in ‘shame and sorrow’ over abuses in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse “criminally and morally reprehensible” and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate “this tragic horror.”

Pope says he’s willing to study women deacons, in major step

Pope Francis says he's willing to create a commission to study whether women can serve as deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling the possibility of letting women serve in ordained ministry.

Pope replaces of US ambassador who arranged meeting with Kim Davis

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of his ambassador to the United States, who was behind Francis' controversial meeting with Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail rather than comply with a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Vatican confirms pope met with gay student, partner

The Vatican is confirming that the only "audience" the pope had while he was in Washington was with a former student and his family: Yayo Grassi, an openly gay Argentine who visited Francis with his longtime partner and some friends.

Davis’ lawyer disputes Vatican description of meeting

Kim Davis' attorney is disputing the Vatican's description and interpretation of her Sept. 24 meeting with Pope Francis.

Kim Davis talks about meeting Pope, LGBT group reacts

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis met with Pope Francis while he was visiting the U.S. last week.

Pope kicks off final day in United States

Latest developments in Pope Francis' final day in the United States.

Lexington parishioners celebrate Pope Francis at home and on pilgrimage

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Parishioners from around the world have traveled to the eastern portion of the U.S., hoping to catch a glimpse of Pope...

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve ‘sin of abortion’

Pope Francis says he is letting all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy absolve the "sin of abortion" if they seek forgiveness with a "contrite heart."

Man connected to Lincoln Co. dog mauling arrested on gun charges

Danville police are reporting the arrest of Christopher Pope on gun charges.

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State has another record COVID week, deaths include people in their 30s, 40s

Beshear: New Highest Week of COVID-19 Cases, Two reported dead from the virus Saturday were in their 30s and 40s

Pulaski farmer re-elected Farm Bureau president

Also re-elected were Webster County’s Eddie Melton as First Vice President and Sharon Furches of Calloway County as Second Vice President. 

Morehead honors more than 1,500 with virtual graduation

Ceremony pays tribute to sprig, summer fall accomplishments.

UPDATE: 18-year-old dies in Madison County crash

Accident happened early Saturday morning.