The Diddling Priest Strikes Again

On July 16, 2007, we wrote about the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles having to pay $1.3 million dollars to each child molested by priests in the largest diocese in the USA.  508 victims were paid for their religious suffering.  If that wasn’t galling enough, we now learn about the disgraced Rev. Lawrence C. Murphy, who molested children over a 33 year career in the Church.  His specialty, as reported by the New York Times, was taking advantage of Deaf boys.

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Divining the Dung Beetle in the Dead

The Apple science site is celebrating a 3D archaeological “find” detailing — The Amulets of Seramon, including the Dung Beetle seen blow — where the trinkets of an ancient priest of Thebes are now revealed for the first time in 3,000 years.

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