Posts tagged as Catholic sex abuse

European elections: sex and religion dominate campaigning in Poland

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Campaigning in Poland for the European elections has descended into a war of words over religion, sex and morality after a documentary on clerical abuse raised questions about the government’s ties to the Catholic church and the ruling party campaign sought to portray LGBT rights supporters as a threat to children. The release on YouTube earlier this month of the documentary, viewed more than 20m times and featuring several victims…

As Pope heads to Baltics, more attention to Catholic sex abuse

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The time, when Roman Catholic Pope Francis is set to visit the Baltics, greatly differs from the visit by Saint John Paul II in 1993. There is public resentment over the countries spending several million euros to host the trip of the pontiff and the Catholic sex abuse scandals are topic of discussion. French news agency AFP reports on Friday, September 20, that the Catholic Church is under increasing scrutiny…