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Reese Dunklin

Reese Dunklin is an author at Religion News Service.

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Sitting on billions, Catholic dioceses amassed taxpayer aid

February 4, 2021

(AP) — Overall, the nation’s nearly 200 dioceses, where bishops and cardinals govern, and other Catholic institutions received at least $3 billion.

Catholic Church lobbied for taxpayer funds, got $1.4B

July 10, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used an unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with millions going to dioceses that have struggled financially because of clergy sexual abuse cover-ups.

NFL team’s deep Catholic ties behind role in abuse crisis

February 12, 2020

(AP) — The controversy that has led fans to question what exactly the New Orleans Saints did for the church and whether it was appropriate.

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