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Musings from the shed.

Rob Elshire

Child sexual abuse in Catholic church was ‘swept under the carpet’, inquiry finds | World news | The Guardian

Systemic, global, long time, and ongoing raping of children covered up by the church all the way to the top of the pope's pointy hat. Not just the article linked, but also those linked to from this article. It is very well documented that the Catholic Church has many child rapists amongst its clergy and leaders, and that they cover for these people while punishing those who were abused. For this reason alone, any decent person would condemn this horrible institution.

Rob Elshire

Rob Elshire

The Study of Religion on the Other Side of Disgust | Harvard Divinity Bulletin

This article in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin by the Catholic Theologian and Scholar Robert A. Orsi provides a believer's insight into the problem of religion.