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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.

3 Ways Christianity Was Largely Responsible For The Holocaust

While Christianity wasn’t the sole catalyst for the Holocaust, there is no doubt that Christianity set the stage for the Holocaust to happen.

The ‘stolen babies’ trial in Spain finally shines a light on a scandal that cannot be forgotten

Until into the 1990s, doctors, nuns and priests in Spain allegedly stole newborn babies and sold them to couples hoping to adopt.

Mother Teresa India charity ‘sold babies’

"We have found out that some other babies have also been illegally sold from the centre," a police official told BBC Hindi's Niraj Sinha.

The Vatican’s leading role in the crushing of Spain’s secular republic

In 1931, Spain became the Republic of Spain, a liberal democracy. The Vatican feared for the Church’s very survival in Spain.

Christianity and its persecution of Apostates, Humanists, Pantheists, Deists, Atheists and others

Until the Renaissance the Church was able, more or less, to enforce its monopoly of belief. But during the Renaissance, humanism flourished.

Royal commission recommends sweeping reforms for Catholic Church to end child abuse

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has been dominated by abuses perpetrated in the Catholic Church.

Holy Horrors: The Holocaust

For century after century after century, the Christian church had designated the people to be despised: the religious believers called Jews.

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