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Lawyer For Wis. Accuser: Vatican Rejected Lawsuit

The attorney for a man who says he was sexually abused decades ago by a now-deceased priest at a Wisconsin school for the deaf says the Vatican has refused to be served with a lawsuit over the matter.

01/31/2011

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Milwaukee Archdiocese Files For Chap 11

The Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee has directed its attorneys to file for bankruptcy protection, saying pending sexual-abuse lawsuits have left it with debts it can’t pay.

01/04/2011

A copy of 'Light of World' a book interview with Pope Benedict XVI by German author Peter Seewald is seen in front of St. Peter's Square during the presentation at the Holy See Press Office on November 23, 2010 in Vatican City, Vatican. Answering to a question of the German author Pope Benedict has stated that Condoms may sometimes be justified in exceptional circumstances to stop the spread of AIDS. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Inside The Box: Catholic Church And Condoms

All our lives we’ve been told the Catholic Church is against condom use. Now the Pope has reversed course saying it’s better for people to use condoms than to put someone’s life in danger.

11/23/2010

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Good To Know: Vatican Mad Over Nobel Prize Winner

British scientist Robert Edwards won the Nobel Prize for his work on in vitro fertilization, which led to the first so-called “test tube baby,” Louise Brown. Don Shelby says the Vatican is upset with the Nobel committee’s choice.

10/06/2010

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