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Marriage for some priests may be endorsed by the Vatican

Some priests may be allowed to marry according to a group of high-level officials that seek to petition the Vatican for the reversal of a decree set in place in the 1920's.

Child molesters: Pope defrocked nearly 400 priests over 2 years

Documents revealed today by the Vatican show that in 2011 and 2012 Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for child sexual molestation. While the numbers are higher than previous, the Church has only been releasing statistics for 4 years.

Pa. Court reverses priests conviction over sex abuse charges

Philadelphia - A Catholic priest’s conviction for child endangerment was overturned today by a Pennsylvania appeals court because the child endangerment law did not apply to those supervising people who are in charge of children.

Op-Ed: Forget priests, let’s have some female NFL coaches

Since becoming the head guy in The Vatican, Pope Francis has pulled a bigger beach crowd than the Rolling Stones, walked through slums, and washed and kissed the feet of prisoners.

Pope Francis to future priests and nuns: Buy 'humble' cars

Rome - Pope Francis on Saturday evening told future priests and nuns to resist the temptation to buy expensive cars; instead they should buy something more "humble."

Controversy erupts over ex-bishop saying ‘Jews are God killers’

A furious transatlantic row has erupted after news circulated about a retired Italian bishop accusing Jews of stirring up hatred of the Catholic Church over the scandal of child abuse.

Op-Ed: Using Religion As A Guise For Pedophilia

From the recent discoveries at the YFZ (Yearning For Zion) Ranch to the endless tales of Catholic priests who prey upon children pedophiles are using God as a guise to have sex with children. Are these crimes more heinous than other child abuse cases?

Is $95 Million Enough To Settle Over 140 Claims Of Sexual Abuse?

Attorneys for the plaintiff's say no way! They want the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego to pay around $200 million for the sexual abuse their clients suffered at the hands of priests.
 

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