By Bruno Waterfield September 11, 2010.
Print: The Telegraph
A commission set up to investigate sexual abuse in the Belgian Catholic Church found pervasive abuse involving over 500 victims.
Jerome Taylor, Religious Affairs Correspondent August 27, 2010.
Print: The Independent, UK
The number of priestly ordinations in Ireland has dipped below England and Wales for the first time in living memory, new figures reveal.
The recruitment crisis is a clear indication of how low the church has sunk in a country that once used to export Catholic missionaries to all corners of the globe and often provided Britain with a significant proportion of its priests.
Tim Padgett July 19, 2010.
A TIME correspondent—and Catholic—examines his church’s criminalization of attempts to ordain women as priests