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Catholic priest says Democrats are going to hell – and Texas bishop endorses him

A Texas bishop has backed a Wisconsin priest's claims that Democrats are going to hell due to the party's "godless platform".

Pope Francis claims gossip is ‘a plague worse than Covid’

"Please brothers and sisters, let’s try to not gossip," said Pope Francis. "Gossip is a plague worse than COVID. Worse... No gossiping!"

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.

The Catholic Church broke its promise to publish a list of “credibly accused” abuser priests, so Propublica did it for them

The Catholic Church promised to end the coverup and engage in truth and reconciliation with the parishoners who'd been preyed upon by clergy.

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’.

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.

We Need to Listen to the Survivors of Clerical Sex Abuse

A Chilean prosecutor found it necessary to raid Church premises after access to pertinent information was denied by the Vatican.

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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