Catholic leaders have variously blamed homosexuals, a modern culture of excessive sexual liberty, or even the child victims themselves.
“Opus Dei is an efficient machine run to achieve worldly power,” wrote investigative reporter Penny Lernoux in her book, People of God.
Carrie Severino leads the Judicial Crisis Network, a nonprofit that has spent millions of dollars promoting conservative judges.
The Catholic Church is a collection of elite patriarchs brought into formal power by actions of the Roman Emperors Constantine and Theodosius.
This is the sixth segment of a nine-part series on religious horrors, cruelties, atrocities and tragedies of all types.
Many people think the Crusades were romantic quests but they actually were a nightmare of slaughter, rape, looting and magic tales.
Consider Christian history. There have been literally hundreds of wars started or inflamed by Christian intolerance.
Attis, Adonis, Buddha, Krishna, Osiris and Tammuz were all born to virgins. To be a god your mother almost needed to be a virgin!
When John Roberts was nominated for the Court, Opus Dei’s Austin Ruse said his fellow conservative Catholics could "breathe easy".
Author Frederic Martel describes a gay subculture at the Vatican and calls out the hypocrisy of Catholic bishops and cardinals.