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Catholic Church grapples with sex crimes in Germany

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Catholic Church grapples with sex crimes in Germany

In Germany, there are increasing calls by Catholic groups for Pope Benedict to make a statement about a growing scandal involving violence and sexual abuse. The latest chapter involves allegations of such abuse against children in a boys' choir. For more on the sex scandal, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Nikolaus Piper, and Deutsche Welle reports.

Posted: March 15, 2010 13:20   Comments: 9
Irish victims of abuse call for Church leaders to resign

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Irish victims of abuse call for Church leaders to resign

In Ireland, survivors of abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy have called upon several Irish church leaders to resign, but many have refused to do so. Today, 24 Irish bishops are in Rome meeting with the Pope, trying to figure out how to respond to the victims' demands. Alan Fisher of Al Jazeera English speaks to some of Ireland's abuse survivors.

Posted: February 15, 2010 11:15   Comments: 70
Pope claims condoms worsen AIDS crisis in Africa

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Pope claims condoms worsen AIDS crisis in Africa

Father Patrick Ryan of Fordham University discusses the significance of Pope Benedict XVI's trip to Africa and his statement that condom distribution doesn't help the HIV problem, but in fact worsens it.

Posted: March 17, 2009 13:54   Comments: 10

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