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Church Scandals


Spanish Catholic Priests Sexually Abused Over 200,000 Children

More than 200,000 children are estimated to have been sexually abused in Spain by priests since 1940, according to an independent commission.

Catholic Croatia’s Atrocities during WWII

Catholic fascists massacred 487,000 Orthodox Serbs and 27,000 Gypsies between 1941 and 1945 in the independent State of Croatia.

Are America’s Catholic Bishops Embracing Christian Nationalism?

The alliance between conservative Catholics is not just a twenty-first century phenomenon; it has been brewing for quite some time.

Nazi Germany had admirers among American religious leaders – and white supremacy fueled their support

In the 1930s, the U.S. was more religious than it is today, with around 95% of Americans claiming membership in a religious denomination.

Some examples of Christian Persecution of Philosophers

As soon as they had the power to do so, Christians destroyed books of philosophy. This is why so little pagan philosophy has survived.

The Inquisition and the Knights Templar

Jacques de Molay and Geoffroi de Charney were roasted alive, slowly, over a smokeless fire. Pope Clement V knew they were innocent.

Christianity and the Nazis

Whenever one questions the role of Christianity during WWII, Christians will quickly respond by providing examples of heroic Catholics or Protestants.

The Conversion of Europe

The conversion of Europe is conditioned in modern thought by Christian stereotypes, spread by Christians in the intervening periods.

Blasphemy through the ages

In medieval times, the Holy Inquisition tortured and burned thousands for heresy and blasphemy.

Lesson from France – The Bloody Extermination of the Cathars at Béziers – “Kill them all for the Lord knoweth them that are His!”

The Catholic crusaders, under the authority of Pope Innocent III, sought to capture the city and eliminate the Cathar heresy.