That's one of the great things about the Catholic church. Anything within two hundred years can be thought of as "recent." It kind of puts things into perspective. To its credit, my experience with the organization as a whole is that they know their history, and make no bones about the fact that their church did some really nasty things in God's name. Though I won't name names, certain other organizations could learn a lot from this attitude.
www.vatican.va is the official website of the
Catholic Church. I found their
Secret Archives to be somewhat ironic. Once something has been plastered on the Internet,
secrecy has pretty well been shoved out the window.
Calls for Greater Understanding Between Catholics, Hellbound. A fictional[?]
news story from the good folks at The Onion.