An independent inquiry into sex abuse in the German Catholic Church was supposed to restore faith in the embattled institution. But now the Church has called it off, citing a breakdown in trust with the researchers.
Some documents the Archdiocese must release are memos between top church officials and their attorneys, medical and psychological records, complaints from parents, and even correspondence with the Vatican about accused priests.
Three years after paying more than $20 million to close almost 30 priest misconduct lawsuits, Vermont’s Catholic Church settled a dozen new cases Wednesday just minutes before the first was set for trial.
Phi Beta Iota: Every institution on the planet has lost its way. Among the religions, the Catholic Church now rivals the Zionist version of Judiasm, the Jihad version of Islam, and the Rapture version of the Evangelicals and Pentecostalists. All of these institutions lack intelligence with integrity, and they do not merit one penny in contributions; one moments grace from prosecution. “The truth at any cost lowers all other costs — what price integrity?”