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3/14/2013 - Archbishop of Buenos Aires Elected as Pope
Yesterday Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected to replace Pope Benedict XVI....

8/17/2010 - Mexico Upholds Same-Sex Adoption Law
Mexico's Supreme Court ruled 9 to 2 today to uphold a Mexico City law that allows same-sex couples to adopt....

4/8/2010 - Vatican Claims Pope Wrongfully Accused in Sex Abuse Scandal
Numerous Vatican cardinals have spoken out in defense of Pope Benedict XVI, claiming he was wrongfully accused for the sex abuse allegations made against the Catholic Church in recent months and is the target of an anti-Catholic "hate" campaign due to his anti-abortion and anti-gay marriage positions....

10/22/2009 - Protesters Clash Over Proposed Peru Abortion Law Change
As a Peruvian congressional committee met Tuesday to review a bill allowing limited exceptions to the country's ban on abortion, hundreds of protestors both for and against the measure demonstrated outside....

3/10/2009 - Vatican Supports Brazilian Catholic Church for Excommunicating those who Aided Raped Child
A senior Vatican cleric defended the Catholic Church of Brazil's plans to excommunicate those who aided a child pregnant as a result of rape....

8/23/2007 - Catholic Church Denounces Amnesty's Support of Limited Abortion Rights
Catholic leaders have denounced Amnesty International following the organization's adoption of a new policy in support of limited abortion rights....

6/27/2006 - Vatican Official Admonishes Amnesty for Considering Pro-Choice Stance
Human rights group Amnesty International is considering abandoning its neutral stance on reproductive rights in order to promote decriminalization of abortion worldwide....

7/28/2005 - Nine Women Challenge the Vatican's Prohibition Against Women Priests
In defiance of the Vatican's refusal to ordain women priests, nine Roman Catholic women participated in an ordination ceremony on Monday, risking excommunication....

4/13/2005 - Cardinal Involved in Priest Abuse Scandal Eulogizes Pope
Several American Cardinals chose to avoid a special service in honor of Pope John Paul II on Monday conducted by Cardinal Bernard Law, the controversial former archbishop of Boston....

2/2/2005 - Vatican Official Says Condoms OK to Fight AIDS in Africa
A senior Vatican official from Switzerland has stated that condoms could be used to fight AIDS in the poorest parts of Africa and Asia....

6/21/2004 - Catholics Priests Accused of Sex Abuse Hide Abroad
Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing children are hiding from authorities abroad, often with the assistance of church officials, according to an extensive newspaper investigation....

8/5/2002 - Vatican Excommunicates Women Ordained as Priests
Less than a month after the Vatican called the ordination of women to priesthood "an affront to the dignity of women, whose specific role in the Church and society is distinctive and irreplaceable," seven women priests were excommunicated for failing to repent by the Church-issued July 22 deadline....

4/22/2002 - Motive for Vatican Meeting on Child Sex Abuse Questioned
Cardinals from across the United States are set to meet at the Vatican this week to discuss pedophilia in the Roman Catholic Church....

4/19/2002 - Catholic Church Exerts Influence in Chile
In Chile, a country with a Roman Catholic majority, the Catholic hierarchy extends its reach deep into the political sphere, blocking attempts to liberalize laws that would promote womens rights as well as attempts to educate the public on reproductive health....

4/17/2002 - Vatican Focuses on US Pedophile Priests Despite Worldwide Abuses
The Vatican has called a summit of U.S....

4/2/2002 - Irish Bishop Resigns
One of Irelands most well-known bishops, Bishop Brendan Comiskey, announced his resignation yesterday amid allegations that he protected a pedophile priest from prosecution....

3/9/2001 - Report Exposes Catholic Groups Ties to Anti-Abortion Organization
A report by Catholics for a Free Choice released this week exposes the connection between the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (CAFHRI), a conservative anti-reproductive rights group that lobbies the United Nations, and the anti-abortion group Human Life International, and reveals shocking remarks about Hillary Clinton made by its president Austin Ruse....