Australia’s highest court unanimously acquitted Cardinal George Pell of child abuse on Wednesday, after the 78-year-old prelate spent 405 days in jail.
The “tsunami” of clerical sex abuse cases arriving in the Vatican threatens to overwhelm the doctrinal office (CDF) responsible for processing them, according to the Irish monsignor in charge.
Pope Francis has eliminated the rule of pontifical secrecy for dealings of the Roman Curia in cases involving the sexual abuse of minors.
Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick continues to maintain his innocence in the first interview he has given since being sentenced by the Vatican last July to a life of “prayer and penance.”
Washington, DC, Archbishop Wilton Gregory said Tuesday he hopes to see a full “forensic investigation” into the case of Monsignor Walter Rossi, rector of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, who has been accused of serial homosexual predat…
Pope Francis demanded absolute loyalty from his ambassadors Thursday, following months of pressure after a former nuncio accused the pontiff of covering up for serial sex abuser Theodore McCarrick.
The former Vatican ambassador to the United States told the Washington Post a gay mafia among Church leadership is blocking attempts to seriously address clerical sexual abuse.
A former Vatican nuncio has accused Pope Francis of lying about not knowing Theodore McCarrick’s history of homosexual abuse, saying that the pope contradicts himself.
Pope Francis has finally broken his silence regarding accusations leveled last August that he had known of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s serial homosexual abuse and yet reinstated him to a position of influence in the Vatican.
Pope Francis praised Jesus’ „impressive“ silence during his passion, having compared his own silence to that of Jesus in the past.