“A significant segment of the Catholic hierarchy has absolutely no interest in ‘draining the swamp'”, as the Vatican McCarrick Report and the “absurd theatre” in the Archdiocese of Cologne show
An Irish cleric has called for a “a radical reappraisal and an honest dialogue about what has gone wrong with vocations of priesthood” in order to turn around the “abysmal” vocations slide.
Pope Francis has appointed an administrator to a Polish diocese whose bishop has been accused of covering-up the clerical sex abuse of children.
Former Irish president Mary McAleese has demanded the Vatican be held to account over the abuse committed by the ‘saint’ of the disabled Jean Vanier, recently revealed to have sexually and spiritually assaulted at least six women.
The French Church is not cooperating fully with the independent Church sex abuse inquiry, a survivor has denounced.
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon, France – recently acquitted on appeal of the cover-up of clergy sex abuse, and now tipped for a new Vatican post – has blamed his prosecution on the persecution of Christians in modern society.
In the ongoing saga of abuse in the Church, a French cardinal has been acquitted of a cover-up charge and members of a “cult” are being investigated in Italy.
A Vatican guilty verdict against a pedophile priest is being blamed for a split in an eastern Slovenian parish.
The president of the French Bishops’ Independent Commission on Sex Abuse in the Church (Ciase) has warned the number of complaints the body could receive could reach 10,000.
A French cardinal convicted of the cover-up of the crimes of a pedophile priest has been accused himself of the abuse of a seminarian.
A scandal involving the sexual abuse of former altar boys by priests inside Vatican walls is growing after Italian TV aired more allegations in a program Sunday night.
Pope Benedict covered up the sexual assaults of a “very gay” and “horny” prelate whom the former pontiff moved from…
Luigi Ventura, the Pope’s representative in France who is facing at least three accusations of sexual assault, has retreated to the Vatican, reports have claimed.
At least two priests accused of child sex abuse in the United States were able to continue working and offending in Scandinavia.