catholics

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
7.12.19
discrimination

This Catholic School Fired a Gay Teacher During Pride Month

Cathedral High School in Indianapolis decided to fire a gay gym teacher rather than risk losing funding from the archdiocese.
Trone Dowd
Kelly Vinett
6.24.19
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
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
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
Art

Sorry Conservatives, Stormy Daniels as the Virgin Mary Actually Makes Sense

"Jesus would be much more a fan of Stormy Daniels than Donald Trump, you know?”
Kara Weisenstein
8.16.18
immigration

When Loving Thy Neighbor Means Saving Them from Deportation

How one church is struggling against the Trump administration's policies.
Livia Gershon
9.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Support for Gay Marriage Is at an All-Time High, Even Among Conservatives

A new poll shows a growing number of Americans are rallying behind the ruling—including groups who have historically been against it.
Drew Schwartz
6.26.17
LGBTQ

How to Be Gay in the Catholic Church

"Jesus said to love my neighbor, and I can’t help that Grindr says the nearest one is 264 feet away."
Xorje Olivares
12.21.16
Instagram

How the Pope Can Conquer Instagram

His Holiness joins on Saturday. Pray for selfies.
Keith Wagstaff
3.19.16
VICE REPORTS

How the Philippines's Strict Laws Have Driven Women to Seek Backstreet Abortions

In our new documentary 'Year of Mercy,' Jo Fuertes Knight investigates how strict new reproductive health laws are having fatal consequences in the Philippines.
VICE Staff
3.1.16
reproductive rights

New Battleground for Religion and Healthcare: Tying Your Tubes

When is a routine procedure, one preferred by over 25 percent of women who use contraception in the U.S., "intrinsically evil?" When your Catholic hospital network is allowed to insert its religious directives between you and your doctor.
Andrew Dalton
1.30.16
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