Catholic Church

Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences
Cardinal George Pell
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Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences

Cardinal George Pell says he has been a victim of 'relentless character assassination'
29 Jun 2017
Was Pope John Paul II in love with a married woman?
Pope John Paul II
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Was Pope John Paul II in love with a married woman?

Letters reveal the pontiff's 'intensely emotional' relationship with Polish-American philosopher
15 Feb 2016
Pope Francis: one priest in 50 is a paedophile
Pope Francis
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Pope Francis: one priest in 50 is a paedophile

Italian journalist says Pope Francis admitted that two per cent of clerics are paedophiles
14 Jul 2014
Pope Francis compares abuse by priests to 'satanic mass'
Pope Francis
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Pope Francis compares abuse by priests to 'satanic mass'

Pontiff to meet with victims of sexual abuse but survivors network describes it as a 'PR gesture'
27 May 2014
ST JOHN PAUL: Should the former pope be canonised?
Pope John Paul II
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ST JOHN PAUL: Should the former pope be canonised?

John Paul II is set to be canonised on Sunday. Is it too soon to make the divisive pope a saint?
24 Apr 2014
Exorcists on the rise as Church faces 'unprecedented' demand
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Exorcists on the rise as Church faces 'unprecedented' demand

Increasing number of Catholic priests trained in exorcism as more people dabble in the dark arts
6 Jan 2014
RELIGION: Following Pope's tweets good for soul
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RELIGION: Following Pope's tweets good for soul

Vatican offers 'indulgences' to those who follow Francis on social media during Catholic events
17 Jul 2013
Dawkins and Hitchens planto have Pope arrested
Pope Benedict XVI
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Dawkins and Hitchens planto have Pope arrested

Lawyers say atheists Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins may have case against Benedict
12 Apr 2010
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