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Roundup: Protesting the Pope in the UK

Pope Benedict is in the United Kingdom for a four-day visit, and will be met with a “Protest the Pope” campaign by activists opposed to the Vatican’s stance on the child sex abuse scandal, contraception, women, and homosexuality.

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Sexual Harassment and Sexual Abuse: Why Do So Many So Often Respond with Silence?

Denial.  I know.  It’s not just a river in Egypt.  But it is, it appears, as wide and deep as an ocean, especially when it comes to sexual harassment and sexual abuse. 

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Media Takes Gloves Off For Clergy Abuse Scandal

Coverage of the most recent in a series of church child-abuse scandals may indicate the gradual beginning of a shift, a willingness for media interrogation not just of religious figures, but of outdated religious ideas.

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