As historic summit on church sex abuse begins, critics say pope’s credibility is at risk

JUDY WOODRUFF: Tomorrow at the Vatican, a historic four-day summit begins on clerical sex abuse in the Catholic Church. It follows a year packed with allegations from Catholic diocese around the world. Now fingers are also pointed squarely at Pope Francis. Victims and even high-ranking officials are accusing him of Continue Reading

One family details the terrorizing impact sexual abuse in the Catholic Church had on them

We never talked about it It was, you know, I know Tersea explain it at one point or someone did it’s like there was an elephant in the room all the time for me that elephant in the room was because I just didn’t want the pain to be vocal Continue Reading

Nigerian nun rebukes Catholic Church during Vatican sex abuse summit

>>Sreenivasan: THE THIRD DAY OF THE VATICAN SUMMIT ON SEXUAL ABUSE BROUGHT STRONG CONDEMNATION OF CHURCH LEADERS AND CHARGES OF COVER-UPS. A GERMAN CARDINAL ADMITTED CHURCH FILES ABOUT ABUSERS WERE DESTROYED OR NEVER CREATED, AND A PROMINENT NIGERIAN NUN HAD TOUGH CRITICISM.>>YES, WE PROCLAIM THE TEN COMMANDMENTS AND PARADE OURSELVES Continue Reading

Abuse in the Catholic Church | DW Documentary

The list: Unravelling church secrets – The Fifth Estate

[♪♪] [Man] The names and numbers of Catholic priests that abuse children, you know, that’s the kryptonite of the Catholic Church. They learn from the files about the extent of cover up, the extent of sexual abuse that had happened. If your abusers name was on that list, imagine the Continue Reading

The Catholic Church Is Losing its Mothers

My parents raised me in the Catholic Church to protect me from certain dangers in the culture. But the danger I had to protect my own children from was the Church. If a Church isn’t safe for children, a religion can’t thrive. The Pennsylvania grand jury report describes the torture Continue Reading

Capitalism Hits Home: Revelations, Cover-ups: Round Up of the Epstein Case – Part 1

Hello, this is Dr. Harriet Fraad on Capitalism Hits Home, an interpersonal update. This is a show about the intersection of capitalism, class, and our personal lives. This is my third podcast on Jeffrey Epstein, and my final one, I would imagine. I should emphasize to you that everything that Continue Reading

Economic Update: Karl Marx, 1818 – 1883

Welcome friends to another edition of Economic Update a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives jobs debts incomes those we face those coming down the road and those confronting our children and the next generation I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics Continue Reading