It is almost impossible to put an exact number on Catholic priests and church employees who have been accused of sexually abusing underage people, especially in the Diocese of Phoenix.
Bankrupt Wilmington diocese will not pay benefits to priests accused of abuse — http://tinyurl.com/3kvnrwm
Vatican ousts 4 from clerical state: http://www.cathnewsusa.com/2011/06/vatican-laicizes-four-boston-priests/
Although the Catholic Church famously refuses to ordain woman priests, a group of women defied the order back in 2002, when seven were ordained in Germany by two Catholic bishops. Since then, according to a fascinating story by NPR, a movement to ordain women as Roman Catholic priests has gone international, as women ordained other women and created a wide network of “Roman Catholic Womenpriests,” as the movement calls itself.
Read Full Story HERE!
Nicholas Cafardi, former chair of the National Review Board, on the second John Jay report & the Vatican’s letter… http://fb.me/1467kRXoS