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Christopher Hitchens Slams Catholic Church for History of Sins

In this video, writer and avowed atheist Christopher Hitchens engages in an October 2009 debate over whether or not "the Catholic Church is a force for good in the world." Hitchens says that "any argument trying to identify the merits of
the Catholic Church must begin with a long list of sincere apologies for its
past crimes."

Hitchens says the Church has admitted crimes that include: the Crusades; the Spanish
inquisition; the persecution of Jews, injustice towards woman, and the forced conversion of peoples to
Catholicism, especially in South America. Part I is followed by Part II.


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