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Pedophile Priest

The Catholic Church's Approach To Communications: Cloister

Heidi Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Heidi Sinclair

The Catholic Church has chosen the comfortable approach to its communications during this ongoing sex abuse scandal: to cloister itself. Systematically, it has closed down any venue or platform for discussion.

Why Fallen Catholics Like Me Must Insist On Reforming The Catholic Church

Cindy Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cindy Rodriguez

Just like a true patriot speaks out when its government fails the people it is supposed to serve, it is necessary for Catholics -- fallen and otherwise -- to call for Vatican reform.

Cartoon: Vatican Upheavals

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

I'm not Catholic, or even Christian for that matter, but it seems to me that being forgiven for whatever you did sort of revolves around the idea of doing "it" right the next time.

Putting Aside a Scandal-Ridden Church, Among Other Childish Things

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Leonce Gaiter

With evidence that the Pope enabled the rape of children through inaction, it is appropriate to examine the Church's authority on morality and spirituality.

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.

Pedophile Priest Lives Near Manhattan Catholic High School | Lore Croghan and Corky Siemaszko | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rev. Aaron Cote, an unrepentant pedophile priest on probation for molesting a 14-year-old altar boy, is living right around the corner from an East Si...