'How could this happen again?' Why this Catholic abuse scandal seems worse than 2002

  1. ‘How could this happen again?’ Why this Catholic abuse scandal seems worse than 2002  CNN
  2. Active Homosexuality in the Priesthood Helped Cause This Crisis  National Catholic Register (blog)
  3. A Friar’s suicide, a lawyer who pressed on, and the truth about Pa.’s Catholic Church sex abuse | Maria Panaritis  Philly.com
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China sacks top official over vaccine scandal, firm may de-list

China sacks top official over vaccine scandal, firm may de-listChina has sacked a senior provincial official and is probing a former top drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd, which again warned it could be delisted over the scandal. The company was accused in July of falsifying data for a rabies vaccine and manufacturing an ineffective vaccine for babies, sparking widespread consumer anger. While there were no known reports of people being harmed by the vaccines, regulators ordered Changsheng to halt their production and recall the rabies vaccine.


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Opinion: Scandal saps trust in the church, not in Catholic teaching

After the release of a Pennsylvania grand jury report on the decadeslong sexual abuse of more than 1,000 child victims by priests in six dioceses, there is horror and there are questions about what comes next. One question I’m hearing and thinking about as a scholar of the Catholic family is whether the report will lead Catholic families or individuals to turn their backs on thousands of years of Catholic teaching about human sexuality.


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