Hitler was a Roman Catholic, baptized into that religio-political institution as an infant in Austria. Its worst doctrines never left him.
Up until 1998, the law in El Salvador permitted abortions in cases of rape, incest or in which the health of the woman was threatened.
During the 1400s, the Inquisition shifted its focus toward witchcraft, and the next 300 years witnessed a bizarre orgy of religious delusion.
The priest, Diego de Landa, wiped out all knowledge of the written language, and nearly destroyed the spoken language too.
The sexual abuse of children and others has been ignored and tolerated by the Catholic Church hierarchy for centuries.
Once, there were many Indigenous traditions in what is now Western Europe. They had holy women, woman healers, and woman leaders.
Listed are only events that solely occurred on command of church authorities or were committed in the name of Christianity.
The church likes to pretend that “only a few hundred thousand” were murdered, but secular sources estimate as many as nine million.
We were robots. We lost all sense of identity. They took away our birth certificates. We had no calendars or mirrors.
Along with its judges, the Inquisition had its armed retainers, extortionists, spies, and of course, torturers and executioners.