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The Progressive Pope’s Regressive Stance on Birth Control

Francis is simply wrong in trying to fight climate change without also addressing the additional strain on global resources from population rise.

The fight for population control: Cairo, Rome, and beyond

There is a strong consensus that continued population growth combined with accelerating environmental degradation can only add up...

NY Bishop Rape Shames Abuse Victims: Boys Are ‘Culpable’ For Their Actions At 7 Years Old

Bishop Robert Cunningham testified in an abuse case that, in the eyes of the Church, the boys who were molested are also at fault.

If Pope Francis Really Wanted to Fight Climate Change, He’d Be a Feminist

Pope Francis places the blame for the state of the planet on excess consumption, not overpopulation. But why is it an either/or question?

Dear Pope Francis: Women’s Lives Matter

The pope has 40,000 agencies in the US, including paid lobbyists (Catholic Conferences) in each state, and his proxies like Legatus, the Becket Fund...

How the Vatican Manipulates the American Democratic Process

The Vatican exercises eight kinds of power—all of which have been used and have proved effective in opposing social issues in the United States.

Opus Dei: The Vatican-Pentagon Connection

Opus Dei is arguably the most powerful and virulent exponent of the fundamentalist religious fervor sweeping the globe; only this time it's Catholic...

10 Dirty Secrets Of The Catholic Church

Over the course of the 20th century, many scandals have come to light despite how much the Church would like to keep them secret.

Opus Dei: Neofascism Within the Catholic Church

What we are seeing today in the fight over birth control is a revival of a very old, and very dangerous kind of Catholicism.

Mortal Sins of the Vatican

Is the Vatican willing to sacrifice humanity in its attempt to protect its own power base in the world? This article examines the role of…