Church Spent Decades Stealing or Coercing Babies from Unwed Mothers

Ever the bastion of mercy and forgiveness for wayward women, Catholic church-run charities around the world stand accused of forcing unwed mothers to give up their babies for adoption — or lying and telling them their babies had died and then giving the babies away, anyway. Depressingly, Operation Hand The Baby Over,… » 3/27/12 3:20pm 3/27/12 3:20pm

Philadelphia Cardinal Involved In Sexual Abuse Scandal May Retire Today

Philadelphia's Roman Catholic leader, Cardinal Justin Rigali, is expected to retire today roughly five months after the 1.5 million-member archdiocese "was convulsed by evidence that officials had ignored sexual-abuse charges against dozens of currently active priests." » 7/19/11 11:20am 7/19/11 11:20am