Steven Newcomb
7/13/15

On July 9 the Associated Press reported that while visiting La Paz, Bolivia, “Pope Francis apologized…for the sins, offenses and crimes committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous peoples during the colonial-era conquest of the Americas,” (story by Nicole Winfield and Frank Bajak)....

Stephanie Woodard
7/13/15
Law firm Jeff Anderson & Associates has released the names of seven priests and brothers whom a Catholic religious order agreed had been “credibly accused” of child sexual abus...
Gyasi Ross
7/11/15
Move over Sean Connery—I have to be honest: there’s a new old, wrinkly white, Catholic dude in my life. That’s right, I have a “thing” for this new Pope. Sorry Sean...
Theresa Braine
7/11/15
Indigenous leaders in Canada welcomed the apology of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church’s complicity in the “grave sins” of colonization, though they hoped it was just a prelude ...
ICTMN Staff
7/10/15
In a landmark speech, Pope Francis apologized on Thursday for the “grave sins” of colonialism against Indigenous Peoples of America in a speech to grassroots groups in Bolivia...
Peter d'Errico
5/23/15

Galileo's telescopic observations converted him to the sun-centered view of the planetary system, and thereby made him a target for the Roman Inquisition. The Church was committed to an earth-centered view of the celestial realms....

Vincent Schilling
12/11/14
Perhaps one of the most known Native American tribes – for a hairstyle are the Mohawks...
ICTMN Staff
10/12/14
It is short and to the point, but it’s the signatories who pack the punch: a Rabbi, along with leaders of the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran churches in both Cana...
ICTMN Staff
9/9/14
A group of nuns is urging Pope Francis to rescind the Doctrine of Discovery, the set of 15-century papal bulls that gave tacit permission to seize lands and justify colonization of...
Stephanie Woodard
2/20/14
For now, the Catholic Church in South Dakota—along with schools, religious orders and other churches and institutions—appears to be off the hook for sexual abuse that Native Americ...

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