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Current Debate - The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

(+) Abuse is less prevalent than in wider society. (-) The Church should operate to a much higher standard than society. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2010)

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Current Debate - Tragedy in Norway: How can such atrocities be prevented?

Tragedy in Norway: How can such atrocities be prevented?

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Are the English still peasants?

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Current Debate - The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian \

The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian "question" be solved?

(+) None at all (-) Bloodshed, civilian death, ruined buildings and hatred from both sides (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2009)

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What do you think of the Kraft Cadbury Merger?

(+) Its Cadburys - Leave be - I've a watch you can have for 11Bn instead (-) The yanks are bigger than us - weight wise (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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Child Safety on the Internet

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Current Debate - Considering the UK\'s current economic status, what path should be taken: \'growth\' or \'austerity?\'

Considering the UK's current economic status, what path should be taken: 'growth' or 'austerity?'

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Current Debate - How Clean is Our Air?

How Clean is Our Air?

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Current Debate - Can you have your cake and eat it?

Can you have your cake and eat it?

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Mothers' Day - Family Festival or Commercial Gimmick?

(+) Mothers (well, most of them) deserve a treat (-) But restaurateurs and retailers do not (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2008)

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Is Britain over reacting to our dietery needs

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is there a fix to the Israel/Palestine conflict?

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Peace & Martin Luther King Jr ...Subjects of Peace in our world

(+) Peace has every advantage in the world.... (-) There are no disadvantages to peace...it's Free! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2005)

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What's the relationship between class and media?

(+) Titillating reading; great gossip. (-) Ruined lives; innocent accused proven guilty based on false, media-generated impressions. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Should we beware the Ides of March?

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Are Denomination (Religious) Schools A Good Thing?

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Current Debate - Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

(+) Midsummer Madness (-) Midsummer Sanity (or vice versa) (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2009)

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Is there a 'glass ceiling' in relation to women gaining promotion?

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Current Debate - Do you judge on first appearance?

Do you judge on first appearance?

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Your online social life

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Why British TV is going downhill

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Bonfire Night - Splendid celebration or public nuisance?

(+) Fireworks Night (-) Fireworks Month (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2008)

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Should British court trials be televised

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Exams in general

(+) A good future if you pass. (-) A bad future if you fail. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Does the government's proposed anti-terrorist legislation go too far?

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Top 10 Movie Scenes

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Your feeings about the NHS

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About your dreams

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Current Debate - Celbrity deaths - how do they affect you?

Celbrity deaths - how do they affect you?

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Why are so many voters in France supporting the far right?

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Keeping The Catholic Abuse "Problem" In Perspective

Advantages: Abuse is less prevalent than in wider society.
Disadvantages: The Church should operate to a much higher standard than society.

...A LAPSED CATHOLIC As another commentator has already remarked, it seems somewhat ironic that Ciao would choose Holy Week – the most sacred of celebrations in the Christian calendar – to introduce a debate on the issue of abuse within Christendom’s ...

Hishyeness 07.04.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

Global Discord

Advantages: none
Disadvantages: Outdated, Unable to keep in touch with popular opinion

The Catholic church is once again the subject of much criticism for their handling of child abuse allegations. The main reason for this is not so much that the incidents happened but the fact that the representatives of the church covered up for the incid ...

damien.gallery 19.04.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

White smoke clouds moral judgement

Advantages: It is not about 'FAITH'
Disadvantages: Closed door practices - requires a reform

...The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church? 1 > The short answer is - Yes, there are deeper problems within the church regardin ...

1st2thebar 07.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

Leave all parties alone.

Advantages: See text.
Disadvantages: See text.

I would just like to add a couple of my own thoughts on this piece, as sad as it is. My first comment is that I would just like to say that my thoughts are with those people, to whom this terrible thing has happened. But it was made harder for them, with ...

dynamicnurse 02.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?

What a day to put this competition up Ciao!

Advantages: Good priests
Disadvantages: Bad priests

One of the greatest ironies about the Catholic Church is for an organization that is so homophobic it seems to have a remarkably high number of gay men in its priesthood, experts putting the number between 25% and even as high as 50% with some diocese. In ...

thedevilinme 04.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Catholic Church has again been the centre of abuse claims from around the world. Are these isolated cases or is there a deeper problem within the church?