Diarmaid MacCulloch

Professor of the History of the Church, Oxford University

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Author of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years and Professor of the History of the Church at the University of Oxford in England

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The US Conference of Catholic Bishops supports universal healthcare, but took a stand  against the Senate bill  on the grounds that it might allow federal money to subsidize abortions.

Sex Abuse, Celibacy and Politics in the Roman Catholic Church

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Sexual abuse by priests has cost the Roman Catholic Church both members and money in the US. An avalanche of cases in Europe could cost even more.

Sex Abuse, Celibacy and Politics in the Roman Catholic Church

Sexual abuse by priests has cost the Roman Catholic Church both members and money in the US. An avalanche of cases in Europe could cost even more.

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