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Explosive report finds hundreds of child sex abuse cases in German diocese

After five months of investigation, hundreds of alleged child abusers and victims have been identified in an 800-page independent report.

Mother and baby homes inquiry: now reveal the secrets of Ireland’s psychiatric hospitals

56,000 women spent time in mother and baby homes. What were the conditions like in all parts of the coercive confinement network?

Catholic Church prioritised own reputation over children: UK inquiry

The Catholic Church continues to prioritise its own reputation over the welfare of vulnerable children.

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.

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.

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.

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