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November 29 2012

surveyork
22:58

The church is a petrified oligarchy, a dictatorship like the medieval monarchies it once existed alongside, and it's run by a small circle of conservative, rigidly ideological old men who make all the decisions and choose their own successors.

This means that, whatever individual Catholics may do, the resources of the church as an institution are bent toward opposing social progress and positive change all over the world.

50 Reasons to Boycott the Catholic Church | Alternet

November 25 2012

surveyork
04:08
In the Philippines, access to contraceptives is limited for the most part to those with the means to pay. The Catholic Church has fought a "reproductive health bill" in the legislature that would change that.

November 17 2012

surveyork
08:30
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The Church hierarchy invested nearly $2 million in the failed attempts to write discrimination into the Minnesota constitution and stem marriage equality in Maine, Maryland, and Washington. Dioceses from across the country supported these efforts financially, thought it’s doubtful that the parishioners fueling these contributions had any idea that their money was being used to fund discrimination.

November 10 2012

surveyork
08:13
Those who believe we don't need smart and effective crime-stopping financial regulation have only to look at the smallest independent city-state in the world, Vatican City. The tiny oligarchy is surrounded by Italy and ruled by the Pope. It also has its own bank. If you can't trust the Vatican Bank, whom can you trust? The answer is no one. At least not without proper controls and consequences for wrongdoing in this lifetime.
Janet Tavakoli: Vatican City: True Financial Crime and Murder

October 30 2012

surveyork
06:18

October 29 2012

surveyork
09:36
A new report by the Dublin Archdiocese reveals one in every 14 priests has been the subject of child abuse allegations.

October 20 2012

surveyork
20:32
surveyork
20:29

October 14 2012

surveyork
11:59
Ireland’s top cleric Cardinal Sean Brady is set to be axed in the fall-out from recent sex abuse scandals.

October 13 2012

surveyork
13:21
The Italian Catholic Church will be stripped of an historic tax exemption from 2013 after the government upheld a divisive decree under close scrutiny from EU watchdogs.
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Hallelujah!

September 30 2012

surveyork
03:25
CEBU CITY, Philippines— Msgr. Cristobal Garcia has been suspended and stripped of his positions in the archdiocese of Cebu on orders of the Vatican while the Holy See investigates accusations he molested altar boys more than 20 years ago in the United States.
surveyork
03:23
Roman Catholic Church leaders have changed their story about why an internationally prominent priest dropped out of sight this summer. Now they say that the Vatican ordered Monsignor Cristobal Garcia’s suspension from ministry because of sexual abuse allegations, according to the Philippines’ leading newspaper.
surveyork
00:29
The separation of church and state does not seem to apply to the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Illinois, as a Bishop was caught on video espousing that a vote for Democrats may condemn a person to hell by placing their soul in jeopardy.

September 24 2012

surveyork
20:57
Pro-choice campaigners have condemned a Scottish Roman Catholic Bishop who made comparisons between images of Nazi death camps and abortion.

September 21 2012

surveyork
10:46
surveyork
10:46
A police investigation has been launched after a series of disturbing photos emerged showing schoolchildren licking whipped cream from the knee of a Polish priest.

September 06 2012

surveyork
06:02

September 03 2012

surveyork
10:10
"The church must admit its mistakes and begin a radical change, starting from the Pope and the bishops. The paedophilia scandals oblige us to take a journey of transformation."

August 31 2012

surveyork
02:45
People have this picture in their minds of a person planning to — a psychopath," Groeschel said. "But that’s not the case. Suppose you have a man having a nervous breakdown, and a youngster comes after him. A lot of the cases, the youngster — 14, 16, 18 — is the seducer.
Father Benedict Groeschel, American Friar, Claims Teens Seduce Priests In Some Sex Abuse Cases

August 27 2012

surveyork
18:23
Retired priest Denis Lyons will have to register as a sex offender for molesting a Costa Mesa grade-school student in the parish rectory and the church more than a decade ago.
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