The Urban Legend

New papal edict attempts to address long history of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

On March 29, the Papacy in Vatican released a new papal edict against the sexual abuse happening in its own churches, making it mandatory for Vatican City officials or its diplomats around the globe to immediately report allegations of sexual abuse to authorities or  face possible jail time. While man...

Pope who? Ascension of Francis I sparks little excitement among Urban students

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013

The Legend newsroom is abuzz with excitement — white smoke is rising from the Sistine Chapel, and that means a new pope has been chosen. “I’ll go out on a limb and predict we’ll get an old European man as Pope,” I say, jokingly. Old? Yes. Man? Obviously. But European? Definitely not. ...

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