Category: Church Corruption

Why is Spain’s Catholic Church refusing an independent investigation into sex abuse claims?

Comments By Heather Galloway  •  Updated: 22/11/2021 Activists are calling for an independent probe into alleged sexual abuse in Spain’s Catholic Church. They insist the number of cases is on a par with neighbour France, where a recent investigation found 218,000 victims since 1950. But as the Episcopal Conference’s gathering of bishops closed in Madrid on Friday (November 19), […]

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Inside the Vatican scandal over a London property investment

The case of Gianluigi Torzi is likely to shed a light on one of the Catholic church’s most controversial financial deals in decades© FT montage Miles Johnson in Rome June 10 2020 We’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest The Big Read news every morning. As the rest of Italy […]

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Let Us PREY – 22 Evangelical Christian Scandals That Rocked The World

July 8, 2019Featured, –Will Kohler Let us revisit some of the worst  “Evangelical Christian” scandals of our time which according to the right-wing’s own their own logic would prove that every “Christian” is an adulterous, drug crazed, satanic felon, and murderer. Hallelujah!  Aimee Semple McPherson, 1920s–40s One of the most famous evangelist scandals involved Canadian-born […]

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Roman Catholic Church Sex Abuse Cases

Indian Bishop Is Acquitted on Charges of Raping a NunThe bishop, Franco Mulakkal, had been accused of repeatedly assaulting the nun in the southern state of Kerala over a two-year period.By Suhasini RajJan. 14, 2022 Those We’ve lostDonald Cozzens, Priest Who Pressed Church From Within, Dies at 82He challenged the Roman Catholic Church on the […]

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Almost 1,700 priests and clergy accused of sex abuse are unsupervised

An Associated Press investigation found that those credibly accused are now teachers, coaches, counselors and also live near playgrounds. Roger Sinclair was removed by the Diocese of Greensburg in Pennsylvania in 2002 for allegedly abusing a teenage boy decades earlier.Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office / via APOct. 4, 2019, 6:03 PM CESTBy Claudia Lauer, Associated […]

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Worst of Catholic sexual abuse scandal still to come in developing world: report

ABC Radio National / By Andrew West for the Religion and Ethics ReportPosted Wed 13 Sep 2017 at 12:58amWednesday 13 Sep 2017 at 12:58am, updated Wed 13 Sep 2017 at 1:01amWednesday 13 Sep 2017 at 1:01am Share this article The worst of the Catholic sexual abuse scandal may be over in Australia, but the crisis is likely […]

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Sin, crime and Asian churches’ need for spiritual maturity

Bangladesh When a crime occurs, it is the collective responsibility of society, the Church and the state to ensure justice Rock Ronald Rozario, Dhaka Published: November 11, 2020 03:56 AM GMT Trending 1 Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi hit with new jail term Jan 10, 2022 2 Local Jesuits lead mission in poverty-stricken Hazaribagh Jan […]

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Inside Singapore’s City Harvest megachurch scandal

By Tessa WongBBC News, SingaporePublished21 October 2015 The City Harvest megachurch scandal is the biggest corruption case squeaky-clean Singapore has seen in years. From racy music videos to a convoluted money trail, the case has riveted Singaporeans. City Harvest Church was founded by the charismatic pastor Kong Hee and his wife, pastor turned pop singer […]

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Dutch Catholic church rocked with sex abuse cover-up scandal

by French Press Agency – AFP The Hague Sep 16, 2018 – 12:00 am GMT+3 | AP Photo More than half of the Netherlands’ senior clerics were involved in covering up sexual assault of children between 1945 and 2010, a press report claimed Saturday, further engulfing the Catholic Church in a global abuse scandal. Over […]

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Germany: Catholic Church child abuse scandal widens

Nuns sold orphaned children to priests, businessmen to serve as sex slaves, new confidential report reveals Ayhan Simsek   | 04.02.2021 COLOGNE, Germany  Germany’s Catholic Church covered up the sexual abuse of orphaned children for decades, a new confidential report has revealed. Nuns in the western city of Speyer sold orphaned children to priests and […]

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