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Catholic Church

  1. predator priests
    What’s Next for the 1,000-Plus Victims of Catholic ‘Predator Priests’?Of 301 Catholic priests named in a shocking abuse report, just two are facing trial. A proposed bill could change that.
  2. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  3. religion
    Pope Francis Rules All Women Can Be Forgiven for AbortionsThe announcement comes weeks after Trump won the Catholic vote.
  4. reproductive wrongs
    Hospital Refused to Tie Woman’s Tubes Even Though Pregnancy Could Kill HerThe ACLU has filed a federal complaint on her behalf.
  5. women's health
    Michigan Hospital Refused to Treat a Woman’s Miscarriage on Religious PrinciplesAnd a Michigan court just ruled that the hospital won’t be held legally responsible.
  6. catholic church
    Pope Francis Says Catholic Church Marginalized Gays and Owes Them an ApologyHe was echoing a comment made by a German Cardinal following the Orlando gay club attack.
  7. church and state
    Catholic Hospitals Must Offer Abortion ReferralsA new bill in Illinois seeks to preserve women’s reproductive rights.
  8. reproductive wrongs
    Catholic Hospitals Denying Emergency Repro CareSome miscarriages require medical intervention. A new report says hundreds of Catholic hospitals put women’s health at risk.
  9. things that were not very helpful
    Contraception Still Banned, Says Catholic ChurchThey’re doubling down in the face of Zika.
  10. religion
    Pope Francis’s Revolution Has Left Out WomenIn both words and deeds, he supports reinforcing traditional gender roles within the Catholic Church. 
  11. sex ed
    Boston College’s Anti-Condom Rule Makes No SenseThey don’t want people to get any ideas (as if they don’t already have them).
  12. adventures in sex
    My Boyfriend Went to Confession Every Time We Had SexNotes on four years of postcoital prayer.