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Abuse victims seek int'l court case against pope

MIKE CORDER and RACHEL ZOLL Breitbart.com 09/14/2011

"Technology can't replace God": Pope

Philip Pullella Reuters 04/18/2011
Abuse victims seek int'l court case against pope

Clergy sex abuse victims upset that no high-ranking Roman Catholic leaders have been prosecuted for sheltering guilty priests have turned to the International Criminal Court, seeking an investigation of the pope and top Vatican cardinals for possible crimes against humanity. The Vatican called the move a "ludicrous publicity stunt."

"Technology can't replace God": Pope

Pope Benedict led Roman Catholics into Holy Week celebrations, telling a Palm Sunday crowd that man will pay the price for his pride if he believes technology can give him the powers of God.

China ordains new Vatican-approved Catholic bishop

China has ordained a new Catholic bishop approved by the Vatican for the first time since ties between the sides soured last year, according to church figures with knowledge of the events.

Surge in Satanism sparks rise in demand for exorcists, says Catholic Church

A surge in Satanism fuelled by the internet has led to a sharp rise in the demand for exorcists, the Roman Catholic Church has warned.

Exclusive: Discovery, Catholic Church team for exorcism series

James Hibberd Entertainment Weekly 01/07/2011
Exclusive: Discovery, Catholic Church team for exorcism series

Discovery Channel is teaming with the Vatican for an unprecedented new series hunting the deadliest catch of all: Demons.

Hong Kong diocese gets court to listen to its case on school reform

The government's school management reform suffered a fresh setback yesterday when the Court of Final Appeal gave the Catholic diocese leave to mount a legal challenge. The Hong Kong government had been facing a campaign of defiance from three religious sponsoring bodies opposed to proposed changes to the existing management structure.

Pope's Comments Set Off Firestorm; Vatican Rushes to Clarify Comments

The Vatican on Sunday rushed to clarify a recent interview by Pope Benedict XVI, in which the pontiff states for the first time that there may be some cases in which the Roman Catholic Church's ban on condoms isn't absolute.

Pope condemns violence 'in the name of God'

Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday condemned violence carried out "in the name of God" and called for the respect of religious freedoms in the Muslim world.

Lawsuit says Pennsylvania priest fathered teen's child

Tracy Jordan The Morning Call 08/28/2010
Hong Kong's richest man calls Catholic Church over "devil" slur

Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, phoned a leader of the Catholic Church in the city after a priest called him a devil, a news report said Wednesday.

Lawsuit says Pennsylvania priest fathered teen's child

A Roman Catholic priest allegedly seduced a 17-year-old girl while she was a senior at a Catholic high school in Reading into a sexual relationship that resulted in her giving birth at age 19, according to a civil lawsuit filed by her parents in Berks County Court.

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