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"Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a post-denominational theologian"

This is the seventh in the series “Ten theses on Dietrich Bonhoeffer” by Fuller Professor Ray Anderson. The article was written in 2007 for a guest spot on Ben Myer’s blog  ( … 508 more words

Early Bonhoeffer

Archbishop Deposition On Abuse Made Public

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) – Attorneys for victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests have released the deposition of Twin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt to the public. 665 more words


Late Pope knew of Sex Abuse of Priest group

The late Pope John Paul II and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the sexual abuse problem until late in his 26-year papacy, especially concerns about the troubled Legion of Christ order and its leader, the Rev. 640 more words

Ryan Hite

Accusations against Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop John Charles McQuaid

Published on Mar 11, 2014

DUBLIN, IRELAND – The following is an exclusive interview with the first victim to ever go public with an accusation against Archbishop John Charles McQuaid and current Archbishop in Dublin Diarmuid Martin. 160 more words


U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse
Rachel Zoll April 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A second U.N. committee plans to question Vatican officials on failures to stop clergy sex abuse. 146 more words

Clergy Abuse

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children, Pa. bill expands list of those required to report child abuse

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children
By Daniel Burke and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN
Fri April 11, 2014

(CNN) — Pope Francis made his strongest condemnation yet of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy on Friday, asking for forgiveness and pledging to impose penalties on “men of the church” who harm children. 351 more words

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Pope assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. 736 more words