Alessandra Tarantino
Searing testimony heard at Vatican sex abuse summit
The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her at age 15. It ended with a Colombian cardinal warning them they could all face prison if they let such crimes go unpunished.
Courtesy of the Conrad family
Church News: Utah missionary serving in Dominican Republic dies after fall
An 18-year-old missionary from Utah serving The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Dominican Republic passed away Wednesday morning after falling from the roof of his apartment building.
Silas Walker, Deseret News
United Methodist Church seeks to end battle over LGBTQ ordination, marriage
Leaders and members of the United Methodist Church will meet in St. Louis from Feb. 23-26 to seek to resolve a decades-long debate over LGBTQ rights.