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Vatican Biggies Defend Pope, Blast NY Times

Cardinal: NY Times unfair to church, Benedict

(Newser) - The Vatican has come out swinging over Pope Benedict's handling of sexual abuse cases, with one top cardinal blasting the New York Times for unfair coverage on the Vatican website and in a Times interview , while another claims the pontiff has immunity from prosecution. "The Church is not a... More »

Deaf Students Warned of Priest's Abuse for Decades

Victims' complaints ignored by nuns, priests, and police

(Newser) - The deaf students who were victims of sexual abuse at the hands of a priest in Wisconsin began reporting the abuse as long ago as the 1950s. They were ignored by everyone they told—nuns, other priests, archbishops, and police, reports the New York Times . No serious action was ever... More »

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