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Effects of Religion David Story University of Phoenix Religion can affect people in many different ways. List at least two effects that organized religion has had on society and give examples from past and/or present world events that illustrate your examples. The problems that the Catholic Church is having with the “Sex abuse scandal”,  it is making  people question the church and their religion. With all this, some “ dioceses experienced a drop in numbers of Catholics attending weekly Mass .” http://www.wordiq.com/definition/Roman_Catholic_Church_sex_abuse_scandal The first effect would be that the abuse has gone on for years and never reported to the police. Some of the church members might have paid off the families, so they would not report it. It appears this to be a big cover up of the truth and protect those that should be brought to justice. It is even believed that it would go as far up the ladder of being covered up by the Pope, even if he says that he knew nothing
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Unformatted text preview: about it. The second effect I could see from some of the articles, that some Colorado legislators seem determined to be harsh when it comes to Catholic and other private institutions, and much softer when it comes to their own public institutions, including public schools. And it will be families, including Catholic families, who suffer. http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/denver_archdiocese_uncovers_sexual_abuse_bias_for_public_sc hool_teachers It appears that this is sad for the families and children that have to suffer through this without getting this resolved. The children will always have this memory of what happened to them, which could haunt them for the rest of their life. They would not seem to go to church as much or at all after this. It would even appear that it could damage them to a point of become the same monster....
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course RELIGION HUM 130 taught by Professor Giacchino during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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