“American Kompromat” by Craig Unger

The first book I reviewed for Publishers Weekly was about Opus Dei. My editor was worried that it might be anti-Catholic. The great thing about PW is they made you document everything you said with quotes from the book, so it was easy to reassure him.— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) January 28, 2021 Ex-KGB agent says …

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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act – ABC News

In a meeting with church leaders, Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s settlement program administrator outlined the politics of reconciliation. — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/US/exclusive-leaked-transcript-shows-ny-churchs-attempt-block/story

DOJ probe of Catholic church abuse goes quiet 2 years later – ABC News

Two years ago, the U.S. attorney in Philadelphia joined the long line of ambitious prosecutors investigating the Roman Catholic church’s handling of priest-abuse complaints — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/Business/wireStory/doj-probe-catholic-church-abuse-quiet-years-74700035

Supreme Court: Religious conservatives have won a revolutionary victory in the Court – Vox

Supreme Court: Religious conservatives have won a revolutionary victory in the Court - Vox — Read on http://www.vox.com/platform/amp/2020/12/2/21726876/supreme-court-religious-liberty-revolutionary-roman-catholic-diocese-cuomo-amy-coney-barrett

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Thread by @RNS: . @AP has called the #election for @JoeBiden. Be sure to read our piece here: Joe Biden’s Catholic politics are complicated, but deeply American. religionnews.com/2020/08/16/joe… @AP @JoeBiden Be sur...… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1325113805416898563.html

Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches

Lying in the Name of the War Lord: Jane Roe’s Fake ‘Conversion’ is a Feature Not a Bug of the Extreme Christian Right | Religion Dispatches — Read on religiondispatches.org/lying-in-the-name-of-the-war-lord-jane-roes-fake-conversion-is-a-feature-not-a-bug-of-the-extreme-christian-right/

Abused nuns reveal stories of rape, forced abortions | PBS NewsHour

Another scandal is engulfing the Catholic Church. At a time when the Vatican has taken its most concrete steps to address a long ordeal with sex abuse and coverups, a growing chorus of nuns is speaking out about the suffering they have endured at the hands of the priesthood, including rape, forced abortion, emotional abuse …

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A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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