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Church Scandals


Vatican ‘Avoiding Liability’ for Deaths of Canadian Indian Children: Lawyer for Survivors

The remains of 215 indigenous children, some as young as three years old, were discovered buried at a former residential school in Canada.

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.

The Vatican’s sabotage of efforts to address population growth

The Vatican is successfully blocking consideration of the reality that popu­lation growth is the most serious threat to the security of all nations.

How the Catholic Church Undermined the Population Growth Control Movement

The prolific propaganda machine has been effective in creating illusions which serve to counter the realities we all see with our own eyes.

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.

German Catholic Church Confesses It ‘Was Complicit’ in WWII by Not Opposing Nazi Regime

The council of Catholic bishops in Germany has confessed that the church was "complicit in the war" by not opposing the Nazis.

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 Inquisition and Witch Hunts

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