Sunday, March 28, 2010

Pope starts "Holy Week" amid sex abuse crisis

VATICAN CITY – Pope Benedict XVI opened Holy Week on Sunday amid one of the most serious crises facing the Church in decades, with protesters in London demanding he resign and calls in Switzerland for a central registry for pedophile priests. Pope Joe (aka, Benedict) made no direct mention of the scandal in his "Palm" Sunday homily. But one of the prayers, recited in Portuguese during Mass, was "for the young and for those charged with educating them and protecting them [and not homosexually raping them]." More>>

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