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Catholic Church Scandal

The Child Victims Act: Justice Requires More Time

Michele Somerville | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

I agonized over what I felt about the Child Victims Act. Why wouldn't I, a teacher and mother of three, not leap to support legislation (against which the Roman Catholic Church in New York is currently lobbying hard) that protects the victims of child abuse? Because I did have reservations.

In Praise Of Courageous Nuns Facing The Vatican Crackdown

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.05.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

It has been a rough spring for American nuns. They've been thinking unapproved thoughts and talking out of turn, and the male hierarchy of the church is not happy. And they are doing something about it.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum First Clashed Over Catholic Church Child Abuse Scandal | Sam Stein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

The political theatrics between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum have, so far, been kept to a minimum,...

Bob Schieffer: Catholic Church Has More Than A PR Problem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

On Easter Sunday, the Catholic Church faces more scandal surrounding sexual abuse of children by church officials. On CBS's "Face the Nation," host ...