All five Colorado Democrats in the U.S. House signed a letter urging Mercy Hospital to reconsider its decision, which was publicized in a Colorado Sun story
Carman: Is God a he, a she or a they? Denver Catholic schools won’t teach that lesson.
The firing of a Catholic school teacher was another reminder of the bitter side of the church culture that drove so many away decades ago
Colorado man uses new law to sue Denver archdiocese over abuse by convicted priest
The lawsuit takes advantage of a recently passed law that allows victims in Colorado to sue even if the statute of limitations has passed.
Opinion: The Catholic Church is selectively absolutist about gender identity
It will thoughtfully reflect on all kinds of social issues, but refuses to engage in dialog with the most vulnerable.
After infighting, Colorado lawmakers revive effort to give child sex assault survivors unlimited time to sue abusers
Colorado lawmakers are once again debating whether to give recent and future victims of child sexual assault unlimited time to sue their abusers after a similar effort failed last year because of infighting among proponents of the policy change. Senate Bill 73 cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday, unanimously passing the Senate Health and Human […]
Opinion: It’s time for Colorado’s Catholic Church to take a moral inventory
Growing up in the Catholic faith, several guiding principles were instilled in me, including the sanctity of human life and dignity, that our humanity is measured by the compassion we show the poor and our most vulnerable, and that regardless of our differences, we are all God’s children. And of course, and perhaps most fundamentally, […]
Opinion: In Mike Pence, evangelicals had their “24-karat-gold” man in the White House
Mike Pence has remained one of the only constants in the often chaotic Trump administration. Variously described as “vanilla,” “steady” and loyal to the point of being “sycophantic,” he is, in the words of one profile, an “everyman’s man with Midwest humility and approachability,” and in another, a “61-year-old, soft-spoken, deeply religious man.” That humility […]
Colorado bishops warn Catholics about morality of COVID-19 vaccines, citing fetal cells
Catholic bishops from Colorado’s three dioceses warned parishioners about moral questions behind the new COVID-19 vaccines in an open letter this week, noting that vaccine producers may have used aborted fetal cells in creating their vaccines or during lab tests. The letter from the bishops in Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo comes as the first […]
Colorado’s review of Catholic Church sex abuse named priests, but not those who covered up their crimes
Warning: This story contains explicit descriptions of sexual assault. A pair of explosive reports on decades of child sex abuse in Colorado’s three Catholic dioceses named 52 priests but kept confidential the identities of numerous church officials — from administrators to bishops — who covered up or ignored allegations of misconduct and transferred known child […]
A list of Colorado priests named in the supplemental Catholic church abuse report, where they worked and when
The Colorado Sun combed through the 93-page supplemental report on child sex abuse by priests in the state’s three Catholic dioceses and pulled out the names of 25 accused priests. From the report, we also compiled the parishes, schools and other locations they worked in Colorado during the period the abuse is alleged to have […]