The Vatican has paid out almost $4 billion in compensation to the child victims of pedophile priests according to a shocking investigation. The Vatican has spent an eye-watering $3,994,797,060.10 to families of child abuse victims in order avoid being sued in court.
The shocking figure is based on a based on a three-month investigation of data which includes a full review of 7,800 articles gleaned from LexisNexis Academic and NCR databases.
But also from information derived from BishopAccountability.org and reports from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The sins of Babylon will be laid open. The fearful results of enforcing the observances of the church by civil authority, the inroads of spiritualism, the stealthy but rapid progress of the papal power—all will be unmasked. By these solemn warnings the people will be stirred.Thousands upon thousands will listen who have never heard words like these. In amazement they hear the testimony that Babylon is the church, fallen because of her errors and sins, because of her rejection of the truth sent to her from heaven. As the people go to their former teachers with the eager inquiry, Are these things so? the ministers present fables, prophesy smooth things, to soothe their fears and quiet the awakened conscience. But since many refuse to be satisfied with the mere authority of men and demand a plain “Thus saith the Lord,” the popular ministry, like the Pharisees of old, filled with anger as their authority is questioned, will denounce the message as of Satan and stir up the sin-loving multitudes to revile and persecute those who proclaim it. The Great Controversy 606.2