English church misled L.A. archdiocese about pedophile

Cardinal Vincent Nichols reiterated his earlier apology. (Photo from Diocese of Westminster) Finally extradited from Calif. trailer park An English church official "deliberately misled" a U.S. archdiocese into harboring a pedophile priest and helping him to escape justice

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Homosexuality dodged at Vatican summit

The following comes from a Feb. 23 story in the New York Times. .... At the meeting, even as organizers and attendees pushed time and again to focus the discussions on pedophilia, the conflicting views about homosexuality within the church

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2019-02-26T18:36:14-08:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Homosexuality and transgender issues|Tags: , , |49 Comments

56 lawmakers seek probe of Planned Parenthood’s response to child sexual abuse

A group of 56 lawmakers led by Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., is urging federal officials to investigate the extent to which Planned Parenthood fails to report suspected sexual abuse of minors. In a letter Thursday to the Department of Health

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2018-06-08T07:44:56-08:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Abuse case prompts California bishops to take deeper look at homeschooling

A horrifying case of alleged child abuse in a large homeschooling family in California has sparked calls for more regulation of homeschools, as well as worries such rules could mean more false reports and disruption for innocent families. “The California

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2018-01-25T10:48:36-08:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , |18 Comments