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Priest admits to 280 instances of sexual abuse

Priest admits to 280 instances of sexual abuse | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

A Catholic priest admitted in a German court today to sexually abusing three boys over eight years, including one he was preparing for his first communion and two brothers during trips that included Disneyland in Paris, German media reported.

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Church sex abuse widespread – and leaders knew about it - Scotsman.com

Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions over the past 65 years and church officials knew about the abuse but failed to stop it or help victims because they feared sparking scandals, according to a long-awaited report published yesterday.

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In 2012 Bishops Join Fight to Repackage Discrimination as ‘Religious Freedom’

In 2012 Bishops Join Fight to Repackage Discrimination as ‘Religious Freedom’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
At the end of 2011, in a sign of what’s to come, the U.S. Bishops warned the Obama administration to amend a regulation on contraception in its health care legislation or stand accused of religious discrimination.
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Ireland Faces Down Vatican as Kenny Demands $1 Billion Abuse Compensation

Ireland Faces Down Vatican as Kenny Demands $1 Billion Abuse Compensation | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Ireland is squeezing the Roman Catholic Church to hand over cash and real estate toward a 1.4 billion-euro ($2 billion) child-abuse bill amid the bitterest stand-off yet seen between the Vatican and the government.
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