While Christianity wasn’t the sole catalyst for the Holocaust, there is no doubt that Christianity set the stage for the Holocaust to happen.
According to Amnesty International, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops intend to ban all abortion and birth control.
Until into the 1990s, doctors, nuns and priests in Spain allegedly stole newborn babies and sold them to couples hoping to adopt.
"We have found out that some other babies have also been illegally sold from the centre," a police official told BBC Hindi's Niraj Sinha.
Until the Renaissance the Church was able, more or less, to enforce its monopoly of belief. But during the Renaissance, humanism flourished.
"For one thing it shows the ignorance of someone who identifies the Catholic Church and, particularly the priesthood, with sexual abuse."
El Salvador - one of five countries where abortion is illegal in all circumstances - has imprisoned dozens of young women for murder.
For century after century after century, the Christian church had designated the people to be despised: the religious believers called Jews.
Physical and sexual abuse took place up to 2015 at Regensburger Domspatzen choir school, referred to by some pupils as hell.
Cardinal Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic and the 3rd-ranking official in the Vatican, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.