Anonymous donor puts Chicago woman on road to being a nun — but she’s still running the marathon Last week, Alicia Torres tucked her dark curls under the brown habit of her new Roman Catholic religious order and took the next step toward becoming a nun.
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High court decision likely to be unpopular
A decision in the controversial Supreme Court case of the father of a fallen Marine and the fundamentalist group that protested his son’s funeral likely won’t be known for several months. But the nation’s highest court will have little choice but to rule in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church, because of the constitutionally protected right of free speech.
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Catholic school minister accused of misconduct
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River has placed the director of a diocesan high school’s campus ministry program on paid leave pending an investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with a female student 16 years ago.
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