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Fighting with Faith: Hypocrisy

Knowing that sexual assault is one of the most traumatizing and livelihood-impacting experiences to which a person can fall victim, I thought that doing so to a child should be something inherently unforgivable by God.

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Sexual Abuse: Beyond the Catholic Church

On Thursday religion reporters discussed sexual abuse in faith groups at the annual Religion Newswriters Association conference. It's not just happening in Catholic circles.

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After years of decline, Catholics see rise in number of future priests

(RNS) Young men today “want to give their life for something that counts. These men are tired of living in a culture of relativism. They want to say there must be something true, beautiful and good," says the Rev. Mark Latcovich, president of St. Mary Seminary outside Cleveland.

The post After years of decline, Catholics see rise in number of future priests appeared first on Religion News Service.

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Abuse victim files suit against Spokane diocese

On Tuesday a sexual abuse victim filed a lawsuit against the Catholic dioceses of Yakima and Spokane.

The lawsuit filed in Spokane County Superior Court claims that beginning in 1961, the Rev. Joseph Sondergeld sexually abused the victim, then 9 years old, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Roslyn.

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