Mass grave with hundreds of bodies discovered in former Catholic facility in Ireland.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Mass grave with hundreds of bodies discovered in former Catholic facility in Ireland. A mass grave containing the remains of babies and children has been discovered at a former Catholic care home in Ireland where it has been alleged up to 800 died, government-appointed investigators said on Friday. Excavations at the site […]

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Catholic Church responsible for unprecedented level of crimes in Australia.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Catholic Church responsible for unprecedented level of crimes in Australia. The percentage of Maitland-Newcastle Catholic priests who allegedly sexually assaulted children grew to its highest levels between 1990 and 2010, and to some of the highest levels in Australia, shocking new figures released by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child […]

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Pope Francis thinks married men could be ordained to ease priest shortages.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Pope Francis thinks married men could be ordained to ease priest shortages. Pope Francis has said the Catholic church may consider ordaining married men who could potentially then work in remote areas faced with a shortage of priests. “We must think about whether viri probati are a possibility,” Francis said, referring to […]

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Pope Francis reduces penalties for paedophile priests to a “lifetime of prayer”

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Pope Francis reduces penalties for paedophile priests to a “lifetime of prayer” Pope Francis has quietly reduced sanctions against a handful of pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful church even to its worst offenders in ways that survivors of abuse and the pope’s own advisers question. One case has come […]

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Scotland launches first national public hearing of massive child abuse inquiry.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Scotland launches first national public hearing of massive child abuse inquiry. Chairwoman Lady Smith will provide an update on the inquiry’s current investigations during a preliminary hearing in Edinburgh. She will also set out how individuals and interested parties can participate in the process, and outline the different ways the inquiry is […]

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New book claims Pope Francis has done almost nothing to halt sex abuse.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican New book claims Pope Francis has done almost nothing to halt sex abuse. The last time Italian journalist Emiliano Fittipaldi wrote an exposé about corruption at the heart of the Roman Catholic Church, it landed him in a Vatican court facing a possible jail sentence on charges that he had illegally obtained […]

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Investigation reveals at least 7% of Australian Catholic priests abused children.

Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Investigation reveals at least 7% of Australian Catholic priests abused children. An inquiry examining institutional sex abuse in Australia has heard 7% of the nation’s Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010. In one order, more than 40% of church figures were accused of abuse. Almost 4,500 people claim to […]

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