Monthly Archives: August 2018

Nuns among 12 held over historical abuse at orphanage

Quote: Nuns are among 12 people who have been arrested over alleged historical abuse at an orphanage in Scotland, police have said. Eleven women and one man – aged between 62 and 85 – have been held as part of … Continue reading

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Religious liberty is for everyone, not just Christians

Quote: For many Americans, religious freedom has become synonymous with defending the freedom of Christians above other faiths. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/red-alert-politics/religious-liberty-is-for-everyone-not-just-christians   end quote (my bold) Funny that America didn’t begin to wake up, to knowledge of that, until now, year 2018? … Continue reading

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Domestic abuse victims told their ‘reward would be in heaven’

Norah Casey chaired the discussion on domestic violence during the World Meeting of Families at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins Quote: Women who were the victims of domestic abuse were told by their clergy that it was part … Continue reading

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Why haven’t they been taken to task by the media and exposed ?

An ex eb comments A charity that employs their members at inflated prices and calls themselves a charity’ I don’t know why anybody would’ve the slightest bit surprised,this is the smoke and mirrors tactics that we have come to associate … Continue reading

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Victims hurt by lack of compassion

Quote: Sexual assault victims say they were hurt not only by individual priests, but by church officials and ordinary Catholics who treated them with intolerance and indifference. Four survivors of sexual assaults by priests shared their stories with Catholic News … Continue reading

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Pastafarianism “not a religion”

  Pastafarianism “not a religion” rules Dutch court   Quote: “Insufficient seriousness” According to the court, Pastafarianism is overflowing with satire and so cannot be considered a serious religion according to criteria applied by the European Court of Human Rights … Continue reading

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The fallen father: Church sex abuse in NZ ‘still not exposed’ – expert

Quote: An internationally-renowned expert on clerical sex abuse believes its extent in New Zealand has not yet been exposed. Emeritus Professor Desmond Cahill, of RMIT University in Melbourne, also criticised the Government for not extending the terms of reference of … Continue reading

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A 10-month-old died after her parents refused to get help for religious reasons, police say

Quote In video sermons, the man railed against vaccines, “bad medicine” and doctors whom he deemed to be “priesthoods of the medical cult.” And he explained why he refused to vaccinate his children, saying: “It didn’t seem smart to me … Continue reading

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Our greatest enemy is not atheism, but religious indifference

  Quote : Fatima receives thousands of people from all continents every year. For this reason it’s interesting to get his opinion about what should be the Church’s priority. CARD. ANTONIO MARTO Bishop of Leiría-Fátima “At this moment, the priority … Continue reading

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A Too-Narrow Vision of Religious Freedom

  Quote: The Trump administration embraces a laudable desire to expand religious tolerance, but its own intolerance toward some undermines the message. end quote Exactly, it’s becoming too narrow. And because there’s the far right fundamentalist groups actively involved, who … Continue reading

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