Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume.

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops saysthat the sex-abuse crisis that has engulfed the American church for months is "perhaps the gravest we have faced."

Thwarted in their drive for final repeal of the estate tax, congressional Republicans are seeking permanent relief for married couples as they polish their tax-cutting credentials in the prelude to midterm elections

American Jose Padilla, accused of plotting to detonate a radioactive "dirty" bomb in the United States, traveled to a central Asian country in April looking to buy radioactive materials, Pakistani intelligence and government officials say. We'll have the latest.

Zacarias Moussaoui, the only man indicted as a Sept. 11 conspirator, tells a psychiatrist that he has an undisclosed secret and that his court-appointed lawyers want him killed to keep him from revealing it

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