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Hidden Cameras Capture Victims Confronting Pennsylvania Priest They Say Abused Them
The Rev. George Koharchik told the men who say he molested them nearly 30 years ago that he believes God has forgiven him.
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Retired U.S. Cardinal Disciplined In Former Altar Boy's Abuse
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick may face expulsion from the priesthood after a church panel found abuse allegations "credible and substantiated."
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Australian Archbishop Convicted Of Covering Up Child Sex Abuse
Archbishop Philip Wilson knew about the abuse of four boys dating back to the 1970s and did nothing.
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French Bishop Declares Nun's Recovery A Lourdes Miracle
Bernadette Moriau said she was able to walk for the first time in decades after visiting the shrine.
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Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Francis Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak Up
With his defense of a controversial bishop in Chile, he's "re-victimizing every single child victim and putting himself in the abuser’s shoes.”
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Topless Femen Activists Stage #MeToo Protest Against The Patriarchy At The Vatican
One woman tried to steal the baby Jesus from the Vatican's Nativity scene.
Catholic Priest Receives A Standing Ovation After Coming Out As Gay
Curtis M. Wong
The Rev. Gregory Greiten said he "will embrace the person that God created me to be."
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Vatican Says Communion Bread Must Contain Gluten
A directive from the Roman Catholic Church clarifies its rules on the Eucharist host.
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Pope Francis Urges Priests To Call Out The Exorcists
It's enough to make your head spin.
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Steve Bannon Undermining Pope Francis? What A Silly Notion
Catholic Theologian from San Francisco via The University of N...
Steve Bannon seems utterly ignorant of how institutional forms function.
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Humanists Integrate, Religionists Segregate
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.
Senior Lecture, History of Religious Ideas, U of CA Irvine
Ancient and Renaissance Christian intellectuals claimed all that was beautiful and humane in pre-Christian Greek and Roman
Cardinal Dolan's 'Year of Mercy' Plan to Address Clergy Sex Abuse Crimes in NY Archdiocese
Michele Madigan Somerville
Author of Glamourous Life (2018), Black Irish, WISEGAL
New York's top bishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan announced the formation of IRCP, the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, which would offer survivors/victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic archdiocesan clergy a path to obtaining damages n the Archdiocese of New York, which he heads.
Mr. Trump's Catholic Problem
Most American Catholics are descendants of immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany, or other European countries. So, when Mr. Trump makes immigrants and immigration his enemy, he's attacking us and the families of most American Catholics.
It's All About Sex, Says Christianity
The GING Life
When we refer to bigotry against the LGBT community, where exactly does it from? Opposition to gay marriage has traditionally been a mainstay on the Republican platform, which has a predominantly Christian base.
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Bill Cunningham My Mother & Me
I am a writer and Advanced Style model
That Bill Cunningham's funeral service was held at St. Thomas More's Church put a wistful smile on my face. For to my late mother at least, of the several classy East side Roman Catholic churches in New York City, Thomas More was the classiest.
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Pope Benedict Claims There Was Once A 'Gay Lobby' At The Vatican
By PHILIP PULLELLA, Reuters
In an upcoming memoir about his pontificate, Benedict revealed that he broke up a 'gay lobby' that had tried to wield power at the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI Makes Rare Public Appearance With Pope Francis
The former pope marked the 65th anniversary of his ordination as a priest.
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UN Panel Says Ireland's Restrictive Abortion Laws Violated Woman's Rights
By Stephanie Nebehay and Padraic Halpin, Reuters
Abortion laws in the majority Roman Catholic country are among the strictest in the world.
Gay, Catholic and Proud
The GING Life
As I came out to family and friends over the course of the next year and a half, the response was varied -- from unconditional love, to those who feared for my soul because now I was going to hell to blatant rejection. Many kept asking: "Why?"
The Exorcist Next Door
Author of THE LAST DAYS OF MAGIC
Today it is estimated that there are over 100 Vatican-sanctioned American exorcists.
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