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Church Scandals


The lavish homes of American archbishops

A CNN investigation found that at least 10 of the 34 active archbishops in the United States live in buildings worth more than $1 million.

U.S. Bishops Take Aim at Sterilization

The Vatican has an absolute prohibition on sterilization. The U.S. Catholic bishops consider sterilization "intrinsically immoral".

Vatican to reveal truth about ‘Hitler’s Pope’

After the war “rat lines” assisting top Nazi war criminals to escape to South America were set up in Rome by Bishop Hudal, a German…

Overpopulation: a Threat Caused by Religion

The Pastoral Plan laid out a detailed blueprint for infiltrating the American democratic process at the national, state, and local levels.

The Vatican is behind much of the inaction of governments to tackle human overpopulation

The overpopulation problem was spelled out in the US government’s 1975 National Security Study Memorandum 200 report.

Demanding justice for women and children abused by Irish nuns

The priest would sit in here and we would go in here to tell him our sins. But what sins did we have? We were…

Vatican Condemns Terminally Ill Brittany Maynard’s Decision To End Her Life

A top Vatican official today condemned Brittany Maynard's decision to end her own life rather than suffer with terminal brain cancer, saying there is 'no…

Cardinal Burke: Gay couples shouldn’t be invited to family gatherings if children are present

Cardinal Burke says parents should not allow their children to have contact with gay people who engage in ‘wrong, evil’ relationships.

St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids

“I think in everything we do, once we’ve experienced it, we reflect on our actions and we ask what we can do better,” Carlson said.

800 babies buried in septic tank at Irish home for unmarried mothers

Death records suggest 796 children, from newborns to eight-year-olds, were deposited in a grave near a Catholic-run home for unmarried mothers.