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Christianity and its persecution of Apostates, Humanists, Pantheists, Deists, Atheists and others

Until the Renaissance the Church was able, more or less, to enforce its monopoly of belief. But during the Renaissance, humanism flourished.

American Catholic Bishop: Ignorance Leads To Blaming Priests For Sex Abuse

"For one thing it shows the ignorance of someone who identifies the Catholic Church and, particularly the priesthood, with sexual abuse."

Teen Rape Victim Jailed for 30 Years for Stillbirth in Catholic Controlled El Salvador

El Salvador - one of five countries where abortion is illegal in all circumstances - has imprisoned dozens of young women for murder.

Holy Horrors: The Holocaust

For century after century after century, the Christian church had designated the people to be despised: the religious believers called Jews.

More than 500 boys abused at top German Catholic school

Physical and sexual abuse took place up to 2015 at Regensburger Domspatzen choir school, referred to by some pupils as hell.

Vatican’s 3rd most powerful figure charged with multiple child sex offences

Cardinal Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic and the 3rd-ranking official in the Vatican, has been charged with multiple sexual offences.

Holy Horrors: A Grim Pattern

When religion is the ruling force in a society, it produces horror. The stronger the supernatural beliefs, the worse the inhumanity.

Christian bullying in history

The worst incident at demonizing in history? There are so many, but arguably the most vile was the “Blood Libel” of the Jews.

Holy Horrors: Killing Heretics

In 1208, Pope Innocent III declared a major crusade to destroy the Albigenses. Some 20,000 knights and peasants answered the call.

Australia reveals over 4,000 alleged incidents of abuse by Catholic priests

More than 4,000 children, mostly boys, were allegedly sexually abused by Catholic priests in Australia over decades, an investigation says.

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