Catholic Church

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
4 days ago
crime

The Missing Teen Whose Cold Case Was Revived With the Probe of a 'Warlock' Pedophile Ring

In 1988, Lee Boxell disappeared without a trace, and the case gradually went cold—until 2011, when an investigation into child abuse at a youth club gave the family some hope of closure.
James McMahon
6.3.19
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
1.24.19
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
1.16.19
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Pope to Abuser Priests: Turn Yourself in and 'Prepare for Divine Justice'

On Friday, during his traditional Christmas speech, Francis urged priests guilty of sex abuse to give themselves up to civil authorities—and await judgement from God, too.
Alex Norcia
12.21.18
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
12.20.18
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
Religion

The Horrific Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal Is About to Get a Lot Worse

"I think we're going to look back on this as a Martin Luther moment, where someone's nailing the theses to the door."
Alex Norcia
9.12.18
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?
Alex Norcia
9.6.18
Catholic Church

A Timeline of This Summer's Horrific Catholic Abuse Scandals

Since June, the Church has had to deal with major abuse scandals coming to light in the era of #MeToo.
Alex Norcia
8.28.18
true crime

Why Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Is So Hard to Stop

The latest horrific report came from Pennsylvania, but it won't be the last one, thanks in part to an insane lobby standing in the way.
Allie Conti
8.16.18
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