Professor resigns after allegations he sexually abused minors as a priest – CNN

In a statement last week, the Diocese of Brooklyn included him in a list of those who had been “dispensed from the clerical state.” The decree was issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, “which is the Vatican office authorized to deal with cases involving sexual abuse of minors by a cleric.” …

Obama Rewriting Rules for Raising Campaign Money Online – washingtonpost.com

Obama Rewriting Rules for Raising Campaign Money Online – washingtonpost.com: “When Christen Braun decided it was time to learn more about the presidential candidates, the 28-year-old high school teacher from suburban Pittsburgh turned to Google — right where Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign was waiting for her. Her search triggered an ad for Obama’s Web site, …