More Than 300 Catholic Clergy in New Jersey Have Been Accused of Sex Abuse, Report Says

The report names priests, deacons, nuns, and other religious figures associated with the five Roman Catholic dioceses in New Jersey — including members of religious orders.


Holy Shit: Vatican Track Team Aiming for Olympics

Fine, it doesn't seem like Pope Francis is going to be on the squad. But you know he's rooting for them—and that's one holy cheerleader.


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 U.S. Catholic Church is facing an unprecedented wave of sex abuse investigations

On Wednesday, Virginia became at least the 15th state where officials have announced a plan to investigate sex abuse allegations within the Catholic Church.


Can the Pope Go to Jail?

A new wave of sex scandals and allegations he personally covered for an abusive cardinal have Pope Francis under fire. But is he in trouble?


Montreal’s Catholic Church will fingerprint priests who work with children

The move comes after a pilot project barred priests from being alone with children


Against Me! and Talib Kweli Feature on Chelsea Manning Benefit Album

‘Hugs For Chelsea’ aims to raise money for the former soldier, who was released from prison today.


11 Albums You Should Buy on Bandcamp Right Now to Support the ACLU

Bandcamp has pledged to donate 100 percent​ of its profits today to the ACLU, and buddy, have we got some album suggestions for you!


You Can Finally Listen to the New Japandroids Album, Along with Priests' 'Nothing Feels Natural'

NPR has blessed us with a double-shot of modern rock.


Everything You Wanted to Know About MILFs but Were Afraid to Ask Because You Are Going to Be a Priest

Read an excerpt from Patricia Lockwood's hilarious upcoming memoir, 'Priestdaddy.'


We Asked Millennial Priests How They're Courting the Least Religious Generation

Millennials are the least religious generation yet, but at the same time, there's a resurgence in millennials becoming priests.


Photos of Serbian Priests, Medieval Knights, and an Eagle Celebrating the Baptism of Jesus

Every January, young men try to retrieve a cross that's thrown into ice-cold water by a priest.