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Pope To Tackle Secularism In Portugal Trip

Religion News Service | By Francis X. Rocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) When Pope Benedict XVI travels to Portugal next week (May 11-14), the primary purpose wi...

Sin Inside the Church

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Yesterday Pope Benedict XVI called sexual abuse "truly terrifying." In his frank comments to reporters, he seemed to rebut Vatican curial officials who have sought to portray the crisis as somehow generated from the outside.

Pope Calls Abuse Of Minors 'Terrifying' Sign Of Church 'Sin'

Religion News Service | By Francis X. Rocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI called the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests a "truly terri...