The Vatican newspaper has implored Pope Francis “to break the wall of inequality between women and men in the Church”.
An alleged case of sexual harassment is rocking a Swiss diocese, hurting an auxiliary bishop tapped for promotion to another diocese of his own.
Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced the political inaction on the Mediterranean refugee crisis that he said is due to “fear of right-wing parties”.
A Vatican guilty verdict against a pedophile priest is being blamed for a split in an eastern Slovenian parish.
An elderly French priest murdered last month abused a father and his son, the latter of whom ended up killing the cleric, it has emerged.
A Central African Republic (CAR) bishop has claimed the Belgian Salesians “betrayed” and “deceived” the local Church in a cover-up of a pedophile priest active in the country.
The Archdiocese of Freiburg, in Germany, is to offer monthly compensation payments to clergy abuse survivors.