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Excommunication, Catholicism and celibacy

Like Louise, I hope the Rwandan Roman Catholic priest Father Athanase Seromba will be excommunicated for betraying 2,000 Tutsis to their deaths after they sought shelter in his church, on top of his 15 years jail sentence, which is far too lenient. It made me wonder how many excommunicated priests there are and the reasons why. And that’s how I stumbled across the free-spirited...
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Women dying to kill – the rise of female suicide bombers

Zeinab Abu Salem (left) was 18 and had passed high school graduation exams when she blew herself up, killing two Israeli police,wounding 17 others, in order to liberate Palestine. Fatima Omar Mahmud al-Najar (right) was a 57-year-old mother of 9 and grandmother of 41 when she detonated explosives around her waist, killing herself and wounding 5 Zionist soldiers, while also fighting for the same...
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