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Catholic Church

  1. the kavanaugh confirmation
    What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh’s ‘Abortion-Inducing Drugs’ CommentHarris and Clinton may have made a marginally misleading argument against Kavanaugh. But it pales beside the Big Con about his views on abortion.
  2. politics
    Is New York State Going to Have Its Own Clergy Sex-Abuse Scandal?New York’s attorney general is demanding records from Catholic leaders across the state. Is a sex-abuse scandal about to break?
  3. catholic church
    Archbishop Claims Pope Francis Was Complicit in Cardinal’s AbusesA controversial archbishop has alleged that Pope Francis and other Vatican officials covered up and enabled a cardinal’s sexual misconduct.
  4. predator priests
    What’s Next for the 1,000-Plus Victims of Catholic ‘Predator Priests’?Of 301 Catholic priests named in a shocking abuse report, just two are facing trial. A proposed bill could change that.
  5. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  6. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  7. religion
    Pope Francis Rules All Women Can Be Forgiven for AbortionsThe announcement comes weeks after Trump won the Catholic vote.
  8. reproductive wrongs
    Hospital Refused to Tie Woman’s Tubes Even Though Pregnancy Could Kill HerThe ACLU has filed a federal complaint on her behalf.
  9. women's health
    Michigan Hospital Refused to Treat a Woman’s Miscarriage on Religious PrinciplesAnd a Michigan court just ruled that the hospital won’t be held legally responsible.
  10. catholic church
    Pope Francis Says Catholic Church Marginalized Gays and Owes Them an ApologyHe was echoing a comment made by a German Cardinal following the Orlando gay club attack.
  11. catholic church
    Pope Says Gays Deserve an Apology From ChurchHe was echoing a comment made by a German cardinal following the Orlando gay-club attack.
  12. church and state
    Catholic Hospitals Must Offer Abortion ReferralsA new bill in Illinois seeks to preserve women’s reproductive rights.
  13. reproductive wrongs
    Catholic Hospitals Denying Emergency Repro CareSome miscarriages require medical intervention. A new report says hundreds of Catholic hospitals put women’s health at risk.
  14. things that were not very helpful
    Contraception Still Banned, Says Catholic ChurchThey’re doubling down in the face of Zika.
  15. pope francis
    Pope Francis Meets With Sex-Abuse Victims, Promises VigilanceSurvivor-group activists weren’t impressed.
  16. religion
    Pope Francis’s Revolution Has Left Out WomenIn both words and deeds, he supports reinforcing traditional gender roles within the Catholic Church. 
  17. pope francis
    Pope Francis Begins Trip to Cuba and U.S.Received as a hero in Havana for his role in improving U.S.-Cuban relations, the Latin American pontiff hopes to reenergize Cuba’s many Catholics.
  18. religion
    The Wily Political Strategy of Pope FrancisThe bipartisan pontiff likes to keep them guessing.
  19. religion
    How Pope Francis Is Reclaiming the Meaning of ‘Pro-Life’The pontiff’s climate encyclical invoked the religious — and even radical — origins of a term that had become distorted by politics
  20. puppies!!!!!!
    Pope Says Choosing Pets Over Kids Makes Couples SadAt least after a lifetime of happiness.
  21. meeting of the popes
    Catholics Get Double Helpings of Popes, Saints at Vatican Mass For the first time ever.
  22. catholic church
    Marxist Pope Francis Confiscates Another Bishop’s MansionIndirectly, of course.
  23. equal rites
    Cardinal Dolan Says Catholic Church Has Been ‘Out-Marketed’ on Gay Marriage It’s a tough battle.”
  24. religion
    Dolan Pushed to Defrock Abusive Priests, Protected Church Funds From VictimsNew documents shed light on his time in Milwaukee.
  25. the vatican
    Pope Francis Appoints Vatican Reform Board One without any legislative power, but it’s a start.
  26. gay marriage
    Cardinal Dolan Scolds Church’s Marriage DefenseIt’s a tough sell.
  27. sex ed
    Boston College’s Anti-Condom Rule Makes No SenseThey don’t want people to get any ideas (as if they don’t already have them).
  28. catholic church
    Francis and Benedict Get Together for Pope-OffOr something like that.
  29. pope francis
    Pope Francis Did a Little PressHe asked reporters to “try to better understand the true nature of the Church.”
  30. papacy
    Mother Guilts Son for Almost Becoming PopeArchbishop Timothy Dolan’s mom is pleased he didn’t win.
  31. that's cardinal dolan to you
    Timothy Dolan Is Feeling DoughyIn the Italian sense.
  32. conclave
    Vatican Installs World’s Most Watched Chimney for Papal ConclaveOne billion Catholics will be watching for that white puff of smoke.
  33. sex scandals
    British Cardinal Apologizes for Those ‘Inappropriate Acts’Or, as he put it, “times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me.”
  34. scandals
    Anti-Gay Cardinal Resigns Immediately After Gay RumorsBritain’s top cardinal will not be picking a new pope.
  35. scandals
    New Scandal Emerges as Pope Does Final ServiceIt’s been a stressful week at the Vatican.
  36. the vatican
    Vatican Denies Gay Blackmail RumorsApparently it’s all just “gossip.”
  37. resignations
    Vatican Rushing to Pick a New Pope by Easter It’s a big day for them, after all.
  38. adventures in sex
    My Boyfriend Went to Confession Every Time We Had SexNotes on four years of postcoital prayer.
  39. shut up dude
    Leading N.Y. Catholic Blames Kids for Seducing Sex Abusers [Updated]He also calls Jerry Sandusky “this poor guy.”
  40. cardinal dolan
    Cardinal Dolan Says Appearance at Republican National Convention Isn’t PoliticalIt’s just a coincidence that he’s suing Obama.
  41. catholic church
    Economist Digs Into U.S. Church’s FinancesAnd a huge business and charity empire.
  42. Catholic Church Lobbies Against Allowing More Sex Abuse SuitsCardinal Timothy Dolan: “It would be devastating for the life of the church.”
  43. neighborhood news
    Catholic Church Extinguishes Arts Community at St. Cecilia’s in GreenpointFather Jim is being shipped off to Afghanistan.
  44. the gods must be crazy
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Defends His Halfhearted Fight Against Marriage Equality in New YorkWhatever, I didn’t want to have a say in this anyway.”
  45. equal rites
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Has Been ‘a Little Down Recently’Wait, why?
  46. equal rites
    Daily News: Marriage-Equality Vote Not Until Weekend or LaterAnd the debate drags on.
  47. equal rites
    Archbishop Dolan: Allowing Gays to Marry Would Lead to ‘Orwellian’ FutureBecause in ‘1984,’ it was the government giving people too many rights that was the problem.
  48. the gods must be crazy
    Philadelphia Archdiocese Suspends 21 PriestsHallelujah?
  49. the gods must be crazy
    Archbishop Timothy Dolan Did Not Hide $130 Million to Avoid Paying Off Sex-Abuse Settlements, Says Archbishop Timothy DolanSome trouble from Milwaukee is following our guy.
  50. the future is coming
    Bless Me, iPhone, For I Have SinnedTap your way into God’s good graces.
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