"I'm just trying to rescue the reality of Christmas for believers by giving up 'Christmas' and replacing it with another word."
1,000 Catholic priests provided with a memo of instructions to follow in the event of an allegation of sexual abuse.
When he died more than 20,000 people filed solemnly past his body and 8,000 came to the funeral; now an entire NFL stadium – Ford Field – has been hired for his beatification.
"Right-wing Catholic Church acolytes... another insensitive attempt to defend the indefensible, the horrific treatment of babies and children by the Irish church."
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin believes Pope Francis will want to visit poor Irish communities, including a trip to prison, during his time in Ireland in 2018.
“Holy Hell! Nuns behaving badly is 2017’s most surprising trend"... Bill Donohue will have his work cut out for him.
"We laity in the past placed ye on a pedestal that was far too high and uncomfortable for any mortal men."
JFK’s First Lady wrote to Fr Leonard saying, “I think God must have taken Jack to show the world how lost we would be without him.”
Fawkes became synonymous with the Gunpowder Plot. His failure has been commemorated in England since 1605.
"Reality kicked in...Men took no responsibility for pregnancies out of wedlock, and mothers and babies were savagely treated for daring to exist."
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