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Billy Graham’s grandson: evangelicals ‘worse’ than Catholics on sex abuse

AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) "Protestants can be very arrogant when pointing to Catholics," said Boz Tchividjian, a grandson of evangelist Billy Graham and executive director of Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), which has investigated sex abuse allegations.

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Cardinal Dolan: Catholic Church could do better on gay outreach

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the top U.S. Catholic prelate, says the Roman Catholic Church has to make sure that its defense of traditional marriage is not reduced to an attack on gays and lesbians.
Dolan is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and last month was reputed to have gathered some votes in the Vatican conclave where Pope Francis was eventually elected.

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Sacraments, grace and questions about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

The sexual abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church is huge and continually unraveling throughout the world, country by country. It’s sick and tragic. It’s infuriating and mind-boggling. It is actually not a new concern, which is awful, and it will not be healed soon. The truth of the crisis is that it’s rooted in the Catholic belief on priestly ordination and to open up that can is to see all of the worms such as married men and women in the priesthood.

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