Cardinal George Pell Loses Appeal on Child Sex Conviction
The decision means that Pell, the most senior Catholic to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children, will remain in prison until October 2022.
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What It’s Like to Run a Tiny Country When You're 27
Two young leaders from San Marino and Andorra on why they decided to go into national politics, in micro-states as populated as small cities.
A Bishop Wants to Solve Gang Violence by Spraying Holy Water from a Helicopter
It seems like just another tone-deaf idea from a deeply troubled Church.
Here's What Notre Dame Looks Like After a 9-Hour Fire
Four hundred firefighters managed to save the structure as well as several important pieces of religious art.
Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell Convicted of Sexually Abusing Choirboys After Secret Trial
The cleric, who pleaded not guilty to the charges, said he would appeal the decision.
Cardinal George Pell has Been Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse
The former archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children.
Pope Francis Admits Catholic Priests Used Nuns as Sex Slaves
“Should we do something more? Yes. Is there the will? Yes. But it's a path that we have already begun.”
The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People
The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
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Catholic Priests Keep Saying They Forgot About Sex Abuse
They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.
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Somehow, the Catholic Church Is Still Getting Worse
The latest horrific revelations of sexual abuse unpunished show, yet again, that the Church's first tactic is to make excuses and hide.
The Vatican Just Pulled Off Another Massive Dodge on Sexual Abuse
Sound familiar? This time, lawsuits and investigations are swirling.
What Would Happen if Roman Catholic Priests Were Allowed to Have Sex
Probably more priests. But with the Church under scrutiny over sex scandals across the planet, it might happen sooner than you think.