It turns out there is insurance coverage for sexual abuse and molestation.
This was brought to our attention by last week's Daily News article that claimed that in the wake of so many recent sex abuse scandals, the city is requiring all contractors who come into contact with youth to carry abuse a ... More >>
When Cardinal Timothy Dolan ran the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, he said OK to paying pervert priests up to 20 grand as "incentive" to get them to leave their posts.
A report in the New York Times, using info from that Archdiocese's recent bankruptcy filings, notes that Dolan gave the greenlight for p ... More >>
Earlier today, the Voice brought you news that Cardinal Timothy Dolan paid pervert priests up to 20 grand as "incentive" to get them to leave their posts when he ran the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
Here's the thing: Dolan, according to Catholic law, might not have been doing anything wrong in authori ... More >>
What happens when you mix together the crazy plot twists of Dan Brown, the conspicuous nature of Julian Assange and a right-hand serviceman as powerful as Alfred was to Bruce Wayne? You have what the Times has called "perhaps the greatest breach in centuries in the wall of secrec ... More >>
American nuns have been helping poor and sick people too much, so the Vatican has appointed a strict supervisor to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious to make these liturgical ladies behave.
And as the Voice reported yesterday, the Conference has since shot back at the Church, slamming Ca ... More >>
The Vatican thinks that nuns are wasting their time on human rights and social work -- you know, typical helpful nun stuff.
Instead, the Catholic Church wants America's nuns to spend more time doing things that don't typically help people, like telling them not to have premarital sex, according to ... More >>
On Friday the Obama Administration revealed its compromise with religious organizations, such as Catholic hospitals, who didn't want to offer birth control in their health insurance plans. The orgs won't have to pay for it if it offends their beliefs, the President said -- the insurers would be obl ... More >>
At the Republican debate on Saturday night, several candidates insisted that bigotry goes both ways, and in fact the Catholic Church is the object of steaming piles of it.
In the course of the debate, Rick Perry denounced "the war on religion" and Newt Gingrich fumed:
"Should the Catholic Church b ... More >>
Monsignor William LynnThe Catholic Church's sex-abuse scandal veered into uncharted waters Thursday with the indictment of one of former Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua's top aides. Monsignor William Lynn, now 60, is accused of shielding molester priests from detection and transferring t ... More >>
Today Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva said that he would ratify a law making Portugal the sixth European country to legalize same-sex marriage. They join other nice places like Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain.
Gee, bad timing by America's pedophiles: Just as a new fracas has broken out about Pope Benedict XVI's possible role in covering for priest molesters, pedophiles are creeping out of their closet to try to change their image with a new euphemism for themselves: "minor-attracted adults."
While major ... More >>
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Way back during the Clinton Administration, Bill Maher had the wonderful idea of letting a comedian -- himself -- talk regularly with politicians and political commentators about current events on TV. Politically Incorrect turned poli-chat into something non-wonks ... More >>
Sarah Silverman's suggestion for feeding "grossy, sick, emaciated people from all over the world" is simple enough: Sell the Vatican. The Catholic League, a U.S. Catholic civil rights organization, has responded by denouncing the comedienne for her "obscene" and "filthy diatribe," adding that such ... More >>
You might have heard that Mayor Bloomberg wants to save a few New York Catholic schools by making them er...not Catholic schools anymore. As public charters, the troubled schools would receive much needed cash from the city. According to the Times, which looked at similar conversions in Washington D ... More >>
It seems a surefire way to get publicity: do something even mildly sexy with the Virgin Mary, then wait for the Catholic Church to denounce you. We saw it last month with the Virgin Mary's Mexican Playboy cover. Now we're seeing it with designer Ricardo Oyarzun's recent fashion show, in which mode ... More >>
A lot of antagonism has been built up against the Kabbalah and even more so over Scientology, throngs of people feeling these are "made up" religions without a lot of credibility or substance. But can anyone who practices a more established religion really perch on a high horse and offer such spew ... More >>