Australian Archbishop 'Stands Aside' Following Conviction For Concealing Sex Abuse

Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson — who is facing possible jail time after an Australian court found him guilty of concealing child sex abuse — says he will stand aside from his duties but will not resign unless "it becomes necessary and appropriate." Wilson, 67, is the highest-ranking Catholic clergy member to be convicted in connection with the wide-ranging abuse scandal that has plagued the church for decades. The verdict was read on Tuesday and sentencing is set for June 19. He faces...

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The promise of adventure didn't do it. Neither did the lure of independence, or the weight of his 30 years. Instead, it took a judge to pry Michael Rotondo from his parents' home. The couple won an eviction order against their son, after a judge argued with Rotondo for 30 minutes.

On Thursday, May 17, we interviewed Michigan State University Interim President John Engler about the $500 million settlement for victims of university athletic doctor and convicted sex abuser Larry Nassar. At one point during the conversation, we mistakenly referred to the school as the University of Michigan.

Paige Patterson, who has been under fire for weeks over his past advice to women concerning marital abuse and rape, has been quietly replaced as president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Patterson has been on the defensive since allegations surfaced that he once counseled women who suffered marital abuse to pray for their husbands. The Washington Post on Tuesday also reported an incident in which Patterson allegedly told a woman who said she had been raped to forgive her assailant rather than report the incident to police.

Missouri is at the vanguard of defining what meat is, thanks to legislation awaiting the governor's signature.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Stacey Abrams' win in Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary, a summit meeting with North Korea that now may be delayed, and Michael Cohen's longtime business partner accepting a plea deal in relation to tax fraud. 

WAMC's David Guistina talks to Miles Reed of the Daily Gazette about a tire scam that's costing Schenectady landlords money and a police response to a nerf gun at a local vocational school. 

NBA:

James Harden scored 30 points and the Houston Rockets evened the NBA's Western Conference finals at two games apiece by outscoring Golden State 25-12 in the fourth quarter of a 95-92 victory against the Warriors. Chris Paul had 27 points for the Rockets, who blew a seven-point halftime lead and trailed by 10 heading into the final period. Stephen Curry poured in 28 points for the Warriors, while Kevin Durant added 27 with 12 rebounds. Game 5 is tomorrow at 9 p.m.

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