‘Catholic Church Fosters Culture Of Abuse, Cover Up’: The Pope

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Pope Francis said that to overcome the culture of abuse requires a unified effort by both church and congregation. | Photo: Reuters “It’s shameful, I must say, that we didn’t know how to listen or respond in time,” Pope Francis … Read More

All Chilean bishops quit after Pope Francis accuses them of destroying evidence of sex crimes against children

Such behaviour has been the hallmark of the clerical sex abuse crisis worldwide, with bishops and religious superiors shuttling abusers around from parish to parish or dioceses. Thirty-four Chilean bishops have resigned over a child sex abuse scandal within the … Read More

Young Catholics tell Pope Francis the church is indifferent and judgmental

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Pope Francis waves as he celebrates the Vesper prayer in the Church of San Gregorio al Celio, in central Rome. (Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images) On Saturday, hundreds of young Catholics gathered to give Pope Francis a piece of their minds. They … Read More

6 facts about Catholic and Protestant influence in Germany

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How Christian is Germany? Judging by a sharp decline in church attendance, not very. But a look at tax revenue, board memberships and land holdings suggest that its two biggest churches still have a wealth of influence. Barbara Sukowa (left) … Read More

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