Greece recently welcomed back 12 stolen Orthodox icons from the United Kingdom.
A German abbess charged with “aiding and abetting illegal residents” is standing up for herself, saying that “to give concrete help to a person in need can’t be a crime”.
Human trafficking – the stealing of people’s freedom for profit – is a grave violation of human rights. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall victim to traffickers in their own countries or abroad.
In the recent years, scandals involving multinational companies have proliferated, putting into question the morality of our economic system
In a statement coordinated by CIDSE – the Catholic NGO for international cooperation for development and solidarity – 110 bishops and cardinals from all over the world have called on States to enforce corporate social responsibility, denouncing that “irresponsible companies are complicit in acts of violence and suffering”.
An Irish bishop has voiced his “awful sadness” at the loss of a policeman murdered “so randomly and horrendously” after Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot several times with his own gun in an incident June 17 in Castlerea, County Roscommon.
The Spanish Jesuits have stressed the need for “truth, justice and forgiveness” in the trial that begins in Madrid today over the 1989 massacre of colleagues in El Salvador.
The Holy See Press Office announced April 15 that Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, has appointed a new director and deputy director of the Vatican Financial Information Authority (AIF).
Pope Francis on Monday, 16 March 2020, promulgated a new law regulating the judicial system of Vatican City State.
Last October the Vatican judiciary launched an investigation into financial and real estate investments which led to the suspension of five Holy See employees.
On 13 February 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that Spain did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights by immediately returning to Morocco people who had irregularly crossed the border into Melilla (one of Spain’s enclave in North Africa).
The Church in Poland is struggling to shake the shadow of negligence on clerical sex abuse despite going into damage control on the case of an alleged pedophile bishop.
The Vatican is investigating a serving Polish bishop for the alleged sexual abuse of a then 15-year-old girl.
The President of the Vatican’s Financial Information Authority, Carmelo Barbagallo, announced Thursday the lifting of the suspension placed on it by the Egmont Group, and says it can now resume its collaboration with its peers in other countries.
The auxiliary bishop of Armagh, Michael Router, has deplored as “disgusting and beyond belief” the murder of teen Keane Mulready-Woods by elements of Drogheda’s criminal underworld.
The Polish Bishops’ President covered up for and re-employed a pedophile suspended from the priesthood.
The Archbishop of Malta has repeated his call for “truth, justice and accountability” in the case of murdered investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
The Community of Mount Tabor, near the Sanctuary of Divine Love outside of Rome, is one of the few places in the Italian Church where religious with psychological problems, including pedophilia, can go for help.
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 politics professor and a real estate industry insider have taken down the conservative Catholic “Dan Brown” reporting on recent Vatican financial “scandals”.
The case of a German bishop who has been charged with embezzling from an elderly dementia sufferer could accelerate the debate over abuses of clerical power in the Church, a German canon lawyer has said.
The Vatican has invested tens of millions of euros worth of donations in lifestyle products, a toy wholesaler, mineral water, a tech startup, real estate and bonds and even films like Men in Black or Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, a report has claimed.
The Bishops of Malta have pleaded for “unity, truth and justice” in the midst of political and social unrest over the investigation into the 2017 murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Vatican cardinal Angelo Becciu has said anti-Francis network EWTN’S Catholic News Agency (CNA) admitted to trusting “unreliable sources” in its reporting.
Maltese people have launched a petition to ask that country’s nuncio not to let lame duck Prime Minister Joseph Muscat meet with Pope Francis.
Pope Francis slammed on Wednesday in his General Audience “the hypocrisy of talking about peace by building and selling war devices”.
The recent internal investigations over alleged corruption in the Holy See show that Vatican financial reforms are working, Pope Francis has said.
Vatican Cardinal Angelo Becciu has said he is “shocked” by “shameful” and “misleading” media reports pinning him for financial wrongdoing in a Vatican London real estate purchase.