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Roman Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal

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  • Pope: Church’s sins led to sex-abuse scandal

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that Pope Benedict XVI has used strong words to heap blame on what he thinks is the party responsible for the global sex-abuse scandal: the Roman Catholic Church itself. From the story: “The greatest persecution...
  • Police Report

    The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 Intersection of North San Fernando Boulevard and Walnut Avenue At 7 p.m. Sept. 30, three men were arrested for conspiracy, drug possession for sales and burglary...
  • Lawsuit: Former Orlando priests gave boys alcohol

    Accounts of plying boys with alcohol, showing them pornography and then molesting them are among the allegations detailed in the lawsuits against two former priests and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando. A third priest actively preaching in an...
  • Is celibacy the 'core issue' of abuse scandal?

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. "Vatican officials and experts have defended priestly celibacy and rejected the idea that celibacy has anything to do with...
  • In Theory: Is celibacy the 'core issue' of scandal?

    The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
  • Documents on clergy sex abuse unsealed

    Documents on clergy sex abuse unsealed
    Documents on sex abuse cases kept confidential for years by the Roman Catholic Diocese were made public Sunday on a website of victims' attorneys, after a judge ordered their release. The document dump includes multiple files on 48 priests. According to...
  • Lobdell: Singing to break the silence

    For years, Elaina Kroll had stopped singing. The Newport Beach resident had been robbed of her childhood passion by her church choir director, who molested her. The sexual abuse she had suffered as a bewildered 16-year-old had been, in her mind,...
  • Family criticizes Notre Dame in 2nd sex attack case

    Family criticizes Notre Dame in 2nd sex attack case
    For the second time this school year, a family has complained that the University of Notre Dame failed to swiftly and thoroughly investigate their daughter's report of being sexually attacked in a residence hall. The family of a woman who attended nearby...
  • Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood

    Pope John Paul II One Step Closer to Sainthood
    VATICAN CITY -- The pope on Friday signed off on the miracle needed for the beatification of Pope John Paul II, and set May 1 as the date to honor one of the most beloved popes of all times as a model of saintliness for the church. Pope Benedict XVI said...
  • In Theory: Is atheism on the attack?

    Q. With the recent publication of books such as "god [sic] Is Not Great," "The God Delusion," "Letter To A Christian Nation" and "The End Of Faith" by so-called "New Atheists" like Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, atheism seems to...
  • 6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot

    6 Arrested In UK For Alleged Pope Terror Plot
    British police staged a pre-dawn raid at a London garbage depot Friday, arresting five street cleaners in a suspected terrorist plot against Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of his state visit to Britain. A sixth person was arrested later in the day....
  • The God Squad: Parents shouldn't deny 'old-fashioned' moral code

    Question: Despite the conservative Catholic stance on morality and church issues we've taken all our married life, our older unmarried son and daughter have no problem with sleeping over at a lover's home, in the same bed, with the full knowledge of the...