Catholic History, Sex, and Cardinal Pell Part II

This is part two of a two part response to media articles (not in Australia, where the media are banned from reporting or commenting on this issue), Facebook and Twitter posts responding positively to the conviction of Cardinal George Pell on charges of child sex abuse. Part one discussed general issues about the history and …

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Catholic History, Sex, and Cardinal Pell Part I

There have been several media articles (not in Australia, where the media is banned from reporting the issue), posts on Facebook, and comments on Twitter over the last two weeks rejoicing in the conviction of Cardinal Pell on charges of child sex abuse. That trial and its outcome are nothing to rejoice in. I intended …

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Pope Changes the Rules – Not

Oh my goodness, the legacy media really are a laugh a minute. Three examples: Pope changes view on condom use.  No he hasn’t. Pope Agrees Condom Use Can Be Justified. That’s not what he said. Pontiff Blesses Condom Use. Did you even read what he said? OK, then, what did he say? Basically, that in …

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