Catholic Church

Australia Today

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.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
Between Europe's Borders

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.
Jeffrey Zani
8.8.19
Religion

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.
Alex Norcia
7.15.19
Notre Dame

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.
Emma Ockerman
4.16.19
Catholic Church

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.
David Gilbert
2.26.19
Australia Today

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.
Gavin Butler
2.26.19
Catholic Church

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.”
David Gilbert
2.6.19
Religion

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.
Alex Norcia
1.27.19
Views My Own

Catholic Priests Keep Saying They Forgot About Sex Abuse

They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.
Alex Norcia
1.17.19
Views My Own

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.
Alex Norcia
12.21.18
true crime

The Vatican Just Pulled Off Another Massive Dodge on Sexual Abuse

Sound familiar? This time, lawsuits and investigations are swirling.
Alex Norcia
11.14.18
Religion

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.
Alex Norcia
9.25.18
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