Tag: Pope Francis

The Sins of the Fathers … And the Cardinal?

In the Roman Catholic Church, the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, generally known as ‘confession’, is a crucial component of faith. Continue reading “The Sins of the Fathers … And the Cardinal?”

OPINION: Pell & the Pall of Secrets

There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati. Continue reading “OPINION: Pell & the Pall of Secrets”

VATICAN TURNS BLIND EYE! Japanese nun arrested for helping priests rape deaf children in Argentina

The Catholic Church may as well now stop pretending that sexual abuse of children by clergy has not been widespread around the world and supported by the highest levels of its hierarchy after damning new claims in a scandal engulfing three continents and Pope Francis’s home country of Argentina. Continue reading “VATICAN TURNS BLIND EYE! Japanese nun arrested for helping priests rape deaf children in Argentina”