Claiming the judiciary cannot interfere with church matters, the U.S. Department of Justice and Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill have entered the fight between the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis and a teacher dismissed from Cathedral High School.
Developer planning 35 condos, townhomes on near-east side, including church conversion
The Michigan-based firm intends to develop 20 condos and 15 townhomes on parcels near the nexus of the Holy Cross, Arsenal Heights and Woodruff Place neighborhoods.Read More
Office-space chain plans coworking hub in Broad Ripple church
The firm would occupy the entire 18,366-square-foot church, and retrofit the building for open desk space, office areas, conference rooms and administrative space.Read More
UPDATE: Church buys former Marsh in Broad Ripple for $7.6M, plans Midtown campus
The sale of the 6.6-acre property included the 57,000-square-foot store on Keystone Avenue. Traders Point Christian Church plans to create an 800-seat auditorium and spaces for children and teens.Read More
The court said separation of church and state means that religious groups must be allowed to hire and fire individuals who serve as teachers or messengers of their faith without court interference.
President Donald Trump on Friday called on governors across the country to allow them to reopen this weekend, even as some parts of the nation remain under coronavirus lockdown.
Hill said places of worship are considered essential businesses, and churches, synagogues and other places of worship must be treated the same as non-religious entities.
Pastor David Sumrall said in a Facebook post that the church made its decision after consulting with “local government leaders and our lawyers.”
The trend toward commercial structures has been driven largely by modern churches’ desire to operate in heavily populated areas, to be closer to pockets of potential members, he said.
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades.
The Rock initiative is providing affordable homes and spurring other big changes in the far-east-side neighborhood.
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 Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis announced the allegation was made Tuesday to a victim assistance coordinator.
Archbishop Charles Thompson plans to publicly release the names of all the priests in his diocese who've faced substantiated allegations of child sexual abuse.
The grants will help seminaries, universities and other organizations create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy.
Monsignor Charles Thompson replaces Cardinal Joseph Tobin, whom Pope Francis moved to Newark, New Jersey, last year.
The Indianapolis Center for Congregations Inc. will receive $1.57 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support a national program designed to help churches reach young adults.
Pressing his campaign to remake the U.S. Catholic church, Pope Francis on Monday tapped Joseph Tobin to replace the Newark, New Jersey archbishop who has been criticized for allegedly mishandling sex-abuse cases.
The not-for-profit Outreach Inc. has started construction on the $3.3 million facility on the near-east side and hopes donors can come through with the final $300,000.
Traders Point Christian Church has acquired a 104-year-old building at the corner of 12th and Delaware streets and plans to spend $2 million to renovate it.
The church, which already is building a second home in Fishers, has bought an office building on Westfield Boulevard and plans to launch services at the site.