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Not quite the “Vatileaks” scandal, but documents show Cardinal Dolan tried to pay off abusers so they would leave the priesthood. The New York Times and other outlets report that the $20,000 payments were authorized while Dolan was archbishop of Milwaukee. At the time Dolan called reports of such payments “false, preposterous and unjust.” He […]

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David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.

1 Comment

  1. Tracy Simmons |

    “Ain’t no homos gonna make it into heaven” – really? That church and that child’s parents should be ashamed.