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Doctor who performed abortion on 9-year old rape victim excommunicated

Doctor who performed abortion on 9-year old rape victim excommunicated | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Brazil is being rocked by a controversy pitting "God's Law" against the state's and the opinion of much of the nation.
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Catholic Priest Allegedly Told Child He Was Raping That ‘This Is What God’s Love Feels Like’

Catholic Priest Allegedly Told Child He Was Raping That ‘This Is What God’s Love Feels Like’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
According to NBC Los Angeles, one victim has detailed the tragic incident of a priest raping him.
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German priest admits 280 counts of abuse

German priest admits 280 counts of abuse | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A ROMAN Catholic priest in Germany has admitted to 280 counts of sexually abusing three boys over a several-year period.
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Child Sexual Abuse within the Dutch Catholic Church | Friendly Atheist

Child Sexual Abuse within the Dutch Catholic Church | Friendly Atheist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

An independent Commission of Inquiry was conducted recently, investigating historical child sexual abuse within the Dutch Roman Catholic Church.

They found tens of thousands of victims and (wait for it) about 800 possible perpetrators over the span of around 60 years. It’s incredible how much “sin” took place in a place that’s supposed to be holy.

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Afghan Woman Freed From Jail So She Can Marry Her Rapist

Afghan Woman Freed From Jail So She Can Marry Her Rapist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
After lobbying from international groups, an Afghan woman who was raped by a relative and given a 12-year jail sentence has been pardoned by President Hamid Karzai.
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200 priests suspected of abuse living in California, victims' lawyer says

200 priests suspected of abuse living in California, victims' lawyer says | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Some 200 Catholic priests suspected of sexual abuse are living undetected in communities across California, according to an attorney who represents hundreds of plaintiffs who sued the LA Archdiocese alleging molestation they say was inflicted on them...
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BishopAccountability.org - Documenting the Catholic Sexual Abuse and Financial Crisis

BishopAccountability.org - Documenting the Catholic Sexual Abuse and Financial Crisis | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Documenting the Abuse Crisis in the Roman Catholic Church. It is a matter of public record that U.S. bishops have knowingly transferred thousands of abusive priests into unsuspecting parishes and dioceses, placing fear of "scandal" ahead of the welfare of children. The bishops themselves have apologized for what they call their "mistake," but they say nothing about the crucial actions that constitute accountability.

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Should People and Governments Shun the Totalitarian Catholic Church?

Should People and Governments Shun the Totalitarian Catholic Church? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
When a totalitarian regime aids and abets the rape of tens of thousands of children one would expect it to be shunned by governments and citizens alike.
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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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Catholic bishop criticises ruling on church liability for actions of priests

Catholic bishop criticises ruling on church liability for actions of priests | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

A Roman Catholic bishop has criticised a high court judge for ruling that the church can be held liable for the misconduct of priests, a judgment that could make it easier for victims of clerical sexual abuse to bring compensation claims.

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