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Investigation: U.S. Catholic Church Dumped Predator Priests in Mexico

The Catholic Church allowed or aided dozens of priests to serve abroad as priests after being credibly accused of abuse in the United States.

Catholic Church Shields $2 Billion in Assets to Limit Abuse Payouts

The US Catholic Church has shielded more than $2 billion from abuse victims by aggressively moving and reclassifying assets before declaring bankruptcy.

Catholic Bishop: Secularism and Contraception Turned Priests into Paedophiles

Bishop Thomas Paprocki joined other church leaders in blaming secular culture and birth control for church sexual abuse.

Catholic bishop who ignored child sex abuse cases calls Pride parades ‘harmful for children’

Rhode Island Bishop Thomas Tobin who by his own admission ignored child sex abuse cases calls Pride parades ‘harmful for children’.

Opus Dei’s Influence Is Felt in All of Washington’s Corridors of Power

“Opus Dei is an efficient machine run to achieve worldly power,” wrote investigative reporter Penny Lernoux in her book, People of God.

The Terrible Cost of Christianity

Consider Christian history. There have been literally hundreds of wars started or inflamed by Christian intolerance.

The Inquisition and Witch Hunts

Accused women were stripped by inquisitor priests who searched their bodies for "witch marks" where they allegedly suckled demons.

The Catholic Church is headed for another sex abuse scandal as #NunsToo speak up

It is clear the sexual abuse of women, children and vulnerable adults has been normalised in Catholic clerical culture.

Where did Nazis get their Nasty Ideas?

If you believe Catholic Church leaders, you might easily imagine that the Nazis were a confederation of atheists and neo-pagans.

Catholic Church withheld names of more than 500 Illinois priests accused of abuse

The Catholic Church in Illinois withheld the names of at least 500 priests accused of sexual abuse of minors, the state’s attorney general says.

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