Vatican suspends archbishop’s order against Indiana school
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Jesuit-run high school that refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage will be allowed to resume all-school Masses while it appeals its status as a Catholic...
Hurts’ rushing performance in opener tops Oklahoma greats
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Most of Oklahoma's great running quarterbacks never put up numbers like Jalen Hurts did in his Sooners' debut.
Jack Mildren? Steve Davis? J.C. Watts, Jamelle Holieway or...
Indianapolis Jesuit school appeals archbishop’s decree
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Jesuit high school that the Indianapolis Archdiocese no longer recognizes as Catholi c because it refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage says it's appealing that...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A gay guidance counselor is suing the Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis, accusing it of discrimination for firing her because she's in a same-sex marriage.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney says a Catholic high school teacher fired for being in a same-sex marriage has reached a settlement in which the Indianapolis school will help the teacher with...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop said Thursday that his orders for two Catholic high schools in the city to fire gay teachers were about upholding church teaching on marriage and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop has forced a Catholic high school to fire a gay teacher, just days after another school in the city defied a similar order despite church officials...
Archdiocese: School with gay teacher can’t use Catholic name
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Archdiocese of Indianapolis no longer will recognize a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refuses to fire a teacher who's in a same-sex marriage, it announced...
Lawmakers reject proposal tied to private school funding
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers have rejected a proposal to block taxpayer dollars from flowing to private schools that discriminate against gay employees and students.
Oklahoma wishbone legends laud Murray’s running ability
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma wishbone masters Jamelle Holieway and Charles Thompson get nostalgic when they watch Kyler Murray bring an electric quarterback run element to coach Lincoln Riley's Air Raid offense.
Indianapolis Archdiocese lists 23 credibly accused priests
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis on Thursday released the names of 23 priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor or a young adult dating to the 1940s.
The archdiocese published the names on its website, fulfilling a promise that Archbishop Charles Thompson made in August .
Authorities: Man dies in accident at auto service workplace
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in an accident at his automotive service workplace in Ohio.
Indiana archdiocese preps list of priests accused of abuse
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Catholic archbishop plans to publicly release the names of all the priests in his diocese who've faced substantiated allegations of child sexual abuse.
Wednesday's announcement by Archbishop Charles Thompson followed the Indianapolis Archdiocese's announcement that it's suspended a 79-year-old priest accused of abusing a child.
Indianapolis archbishop issues letter on suspended counselor
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop has addressed the controversy over a Catholic high school guidance counselor suspended after her same-sex marriage became known, saying she's a minister of the church called to share in its mission.
Retired Indianapolis Archbishop Buechlein dies at 79
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, who led the Indianapolis Roman Catholic Archdiocese for 19 years before a stroke forced his retirement in 2011, has died. He was 79.
Buechlein died early Thursday at the infirmary of southern Indiana's St. Meinrad Archabbey, where he had been living since his retirement, according to the archdiocese. Spokesman Greg Otolski said he didn't immediately know the cause of Buechlein's death, but that his health had been declining over the past month.
Three people face drug charges after man overdoses on heroin
Three people face drug charges after authorities responded to a Scottsbluff home Friday after a man overdosed on heroin and discovered large quantities of drugs.
Auxiliary bishop from Illinois to lead diocese in Indiana
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Pope Francis has appointed an auxiliary bishop currently serving in Illinois as the next bishop for the Diocese of Evansville in southwestern Indiana.
The installation of Bishop Joseph M. Siegel is planned Dec. 15. The Diocese of Joliet, Illinois' Bishop Daniel Conlon says in a statement that Siegel has shared his "many gifts and talents" as a priest and bishop in Illinois and he'll "be an effective and loving pastor in Evansville."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The new Roman Catholic leader for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis called on church members Friday to cultivate a culture of mutual respect, mercy and hope.
Archbishop Charles Thompson was installed as the sixth archbishop of Indianapolis during a two-hour Mass attended by several hundred clergy and lay people at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral.
Pope Francis names new Indianapolis archbishop
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday named Monsignor Charles Thompson as the seventh archbishop of Indianapolis.
Thompson, a canon lawyer, replaces Joseph Tobin, whom Francis elevated to Cardinal and moved to Newark, New Jersey, in November.
"I could never have imagined that I would serve as archbishop of Indianapolis," Thompson said. "Following Cardinal Joseph Tobin is more than a daunting task."
2nd man wanted in Maryland slaying surrenders
LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted in a fatal shooting of a woman outside a Maryland sports bar has surrendered, a day after another man wanted in the slaying was wounded in a shootout with officers in Virginia.
The Charles County Sheriff's office in Maryland said in a statement that 33-year-old Charles Thompson Jr. surrendered Monday. He's charged with first-degree murder in the death of Miaquita Gray on Feb. 4.