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Catholic Church Pedophilia

For I Have Sinned: A Writer Combines Raw Truth and Fiction

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Kristen Houghton

True stories make for interesting reading and writers have found that combining raw truth in a fictional tale enhances a good book.

At the Vatican Noir: UN Seeking Disclosure of Thousands of Pedophile Cases Related to Clergy

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Alison Winfield Burns

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) will investigate widespread sexual assault against children by Catholic clergy. "We ...

Cardinal Suggests Pedophilia Not A Crime

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion

A South African cardinal who last week participated in the conclave to elect Pope Francis suggested in a recent interview with the BBC that pedophilia...

The Catholic Church Needs To 'Man Up'

Kristen Houghton | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Kristen Houghton

It is time to for the church to really take responsibility for the pain it has caused, the innocence it has stolen and the lives it has ruined.

Holy See Seeks New Vicar of Christ

MP Nunan | Posted 04.13.2013 | Comedy
MP Nunan

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NunGate

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Linda Kenney Baden

I was raised Roman Catholic -- a product of Catholic school education through Grades 1-12, taught by the nuns, Sisters of Mercy. I regret that in the past I never understood their real value. I do now.

Sex Offenders Find an Unlikely Ally in the Catholic Church

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 08.18.2012 | Crime
Sarah O'Leary

Time limits for the criminal prosecution of sexual abuse is pro-abuser, not pro-victim. Sexual assault victims don't get to forget. Neither should the sick, twisted members of our society who harmed them.

Catholic Church Pedophile Investigator Jailed For Child Porn

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

A Catholic Church pedophile abuse investigator is serving time in jail after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography on a laptop and camera...

SHOCK: Dutch Priest Endorses Pedophilia

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 07.21.2011 | World

AMSTERDAM — The Dutch Catholic Church and the Salesian order are investigating revelations that a Salesian priest served on the board of a group...

SHOCK: Priest Arrested Over '21,000 Child Porn Images'

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Catholic priest in Spain has been arrested over the alleged possession of thousands of images of child sex abuse. Police said they found 21,000 i...

Why The New York Times Is Not The Enemy

Roque Strew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roque Strew

For Catholics, what we need to acknowledge is that, without the interventions of the press, however flawed, we likely would not be up to speed on the problem -- its seriousness and its scale.

The Catholic Church: A Crisis Of Trust

Vinnie Rotondaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Vinnie Rotondaro

The Church acts like a corporation fighting for survival at the expense of what is right, at the expense of its shareholders. The Church has lost its way.

The Catholic Church's Waterloo: Why The Pope Should Step Down

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Keli Goff

The Vatican -- not a local parish, or a local papal leader, but the Vatican itself -- stands accused of halting an investigation into a Wisconsin priest believed to have molested 200 deaf boys over a 20-year period.