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Orange County’s Bishop, a $12 Million Problem and a Secret Fight Stretching to the Vatican
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Orange County’s Bishop, a $12 Million Problem and a Secret Fight Stretching to the Vatican

LOS ANGELES — The FedEx envelopes landed at dawn on the doorsteps of some of Orange County’s most influential Catholic philanthropists — real estate developers, attorneys, CEOs and other church stalwarts who had raised tens of millions of dollars over... Read More

Exorcisms Make a 21st Century Comeback
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Exorcisms Make a 21st Century Comeback

MINNEAPOLIS — They arrive with a crucifix, a book of prayers, holy water and a conviction that the Holy Spirit is at their side. Infrequently summoned for decades, Catholic exorcists say they are now being beckoned across Minnesota and the... Read More

At Pope Francis’ Sex Abuse Summit, American Cardinal Offers Plan for Bishops to Police Each Other
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At Pope Francis’ Sex Abuse Summit, American Cardinal Offers Plan for Bishops to Police Each Other

VATICAN CITY — The lone U.S. bishop scheduled to address Pope Francis’ global summit on clergy sex abuse on Friday called for members of the Roman Catholic hierarchy to police each other’s behavior and offered... Read More

Federal Authorities Launch Probe Into Pa. Catholic Dioceses
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Federal Authorities Launch Probe Into Pa. Catholic Dioceses

U.S. prosecutors have subpoenaed every Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania for a trove of records, opening a potentially unprecedented inquiry into whether decades of clergy sex abuse and the ensuing cover-up constituted any federal crimes. Read More

The Silence of Pope Francis and the Pain of a Church
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The Silence of Pope Francis and the Pain of a Church
2018-08-29 00:51:54
by John Kass

As Roman Catholic bishops tear at each other, as Pope Francis refuses comment even while standing accused of covering up sexual abuse, I thought of a Bible story. Read More

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