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Catholic Sexual Abuse

The Catholic Church: A Church In Denial

Mark Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Shaw

Pope Benedict has the opportunity to start a cleansing process in his Church. Will he be courageous and act with authority, or simply attempt to sweep this latest scandal under the rug?

The Catholic Church: A Safe Haven For Criminals?

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David A. Love

Let us explore for a moment the notion that the Catholic Church is a safe haven for criminals -- if not a criminal organization, then at least an organization whose leadership engages in criminality.

Of Popes And Renegades: How Magical Beliefs Breed Arrogance

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

As awful as is the rape of children by priests charged with their well-being, it pales in comparison with the horrors inflicted by the Lord's Resistance Army.

Holy Week 2010: A Test For Catholics

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joe Peyronnin

With the new spate of sexual abuse scandals involving Catholic priests, the faithful are being truly tested this week, but so too is the Church leadership.