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Religion

Catholic church continues help sexoffenders to avoid justice

Pope Francis has quietly reduced sanctions against a handful of pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful church even to its worst offenders in ways that survivors of abuse and the pope's own advisers question.

Writer Abbad Yahya afraid to go home amid uproar over novel

The Palestinian writer is accused of including "sexual terms" in a provocative work that takes aim at taboo issues such as fanaticism, religious extremism and homosexuality.

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