Join: fb.com/occupythevatican Church’s handling of abuse scandal blamed for only six men applying to train as priests in Ireland. The startling figure is the lowest number of wannabe priests applying to study at Maynooth in the 200-year history of St Patrick’s College and it has been described as extremely “alarming”. Dublin City Councillor Mannix Flynn […]Read more "Drastic decline of new catholic priests in Ireland."
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Questions multiply by the day in latest Vatican money scandal. The trial, which puts on public display the challenges Pope Francis faces in trying to clean up the Vatican, began with the court rejecting a defense motion to dismiss, as well as a request to bar journalists. Giuseppe Profiti and Massimo Spina, […]Read more "Questions multiply by the day in latest Vatican money scandal. "
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Former Catholic priest charged with 43 new child sex offences. A formerCatholic priest has been charged with 43 new historical child sex charges after 12 more alleged victims came forward. David Joseph Perrett was charged with the fresh counts by Armidale detectives and now faces a total of 52 offences, accused of abusing 16 […]Read more "Former Catholic priest charged with 43 new child sex offences."
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Australian court hears horrific testimonies of child abuse in diocese linked to cardinal Pell. An Australian court heard harrowing details of historic child abuse perpetrated by former priest Gerald Ridsdale, one of Australia’s most notorious pedophiles. Ridsdale, 83, pleaded guilty to 23 charges Tuesday, including two counts of rape and one of […]Read more "Australian court hears horrific testimonies of child abuse in diocese linked to cardinal Pell. "
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Police unhappy with priest abuse relaxed sentence, likely to appeal. The police and the Attorney General’s Office are likely to appeal the sentence handed down to Fr Charles Fenech, who was found guilty of the violent indecent assault of a vulnerable woman. Sources have said the police were not happy with the punishment […]Read more "Police unhappy with priest abuse relaxed sentence, likely to appeal."
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican 100+ sex abuse lawsuits against Catholic priests rock island of Guam. It started off innocently: a 15-year-old boy helping out at San Miguel, a local church named for Archangel Michael, the leader of all angels. There was yardwork and cleaning, followed by invitations to the rectory to eat and watch TV. Soon, there were offers to drink […]Read more "100+ sex abuse lawsuits against Catholic priests rock island of Guam. "
Join us: fb.com/occupythevatican Catholic priest caught driving 13-year-old girl to motel for sex. A 55-year-old priest and head of a Catholic school has been stripped of his posts after he was caught driving a 13-year-old girl to a motel. Arnel Fuentes Lagarejos, former parish priest of St John The Baptist Parish and president of Cainta Catholic […]Read more "Catholic priest caught driving 13-year-old girl to motel for sex. "