- Horrific child abuse claims being aired in court against a former priest in NSW. The priest denies the allegations. He is a former superior of the Vincentian order in Australia, but left it in 2004;
- Voting is underway for the US mid-term elections at the moment, which have been rather more fraught than usual. Attempts to encourage Catholics to vote in accordance with their faith have certainly been a feature this time around - but so too has the counter-lobby, including reports that the Presidents of three Jesuit Colleges made donations to anti-life candidates;
- The diocese of Linz is in the news again, with reports that the new bishop (remember that the Pope's original conservative appointee was blackballed by his fellow priests and other Austrian bishops) 'concelebrated' with some women dressed up as priests.
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
Why Catholics worry....updates from the 'Catholic Taliban'
Why Catholics worry about the State of the Church: