A Tidal Wave of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Is About to Hit New York's Catholic Churches and Boy Scouts
Survivors of child sexual abuse in the state can sue their attacker, no matter how long ago the abuse happened, starting today.
Scotland's Sectarian Orange Order Is Trying to Get with the Times
The arcane organisation with roots in consolidating colonial rule in Ireland is trying to modernise.
Ham- and Egg-Filled Easter Baskets Are a Proud Polish Tradition
“People come with their baskets containing eggs, bread, salt, horseradish, ham. Egg is the main component because it’s the symbol of life.”
Some of Warsaw's Best Candy Is Sold in the Cemetery
In the Polish capital, All Saints’ Day is a time to remember saints, martyrs, and loved ones—and to gorge on delicious sweets known as pańska skórka, sold at makeshift stalls in the city’s cemeteries.
Vatican Takes a Stand Against Gluten-Free Communion
"Hosts that are completely gluten-free are invalid matter for the celebration of the Eucharist."
Aubrey Plaza Is Here to Fuck Up Your Summer
The 'Little Hours' star talks about smoking weed with nuns, the tastes of Tuscany and whether she's a witch.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
The Pope Is Taking Homeless People Out for Pizza
The Holy Father has been paying for rough sleepers in Rome to be taken on trips to the beach before hitting up the pizzeria.
This Catholic Priest Makes a Better Martini Than You
Father William Dailey is a noted priest and lawyer who is currently the Thomas More Fellow at Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics & Culture. During his off-hours, however, he’s a major cocktail geek.
A Midwestern Collective Takes the Art World to Church
SiTE:LAB transformed a desanctified Catholic church into an ongoing art installation.
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The Story of My Rape as a Young Man
"When I was raped, I learned things about myself and the world I live in that it would have been far better never to know. And for most of my adult life, the knowledge has been killing me."
Raymond M. Douglas
Dramatic Photos of Fully Grown Adults Getting Baptised
It's not just screaming children who are taking the plunge in Romania.
Remus Ţiplea, Words by Robert Alexe
How the British Army Spread Rumours of Black Magic and Witchcraft in 1970s Northern Ireland
They wanted to smear paramilitary organisations and scare kids into staying indoors.