The former bishop of Albany said priests accused of sexual abuse were sent for “counseling and treatment.”
Over the last year, at least a dozen priests have returned to their parishes or new positions within the Church. In some cases, the Vatican has even overturned recommendations from local dioceses.
A decree released Monday seems to retrench traditional teachings after Pope Francis previously discussed a more progressive attitude toward gay civil unions.
Blast walls in Baghdad are getting a fresh lick of paint as Iraqis prepare to welcome Pope Francis for his first overseas trip of the COVID-era.
Carlo Acutis, who died of leukaemia in 2006, was beatified in a ceremony in Assisi.
Pope Francis refused to meet with the U.S. secretary of state in Rome this week.
Survivors of child sexual abuse in the state can sue their attacker, no matter how long ago the abuse happened, starting Wednesday.
Priests and nuns will now be required to tell church authorities about abuse and attempts to cover it up.
Those who don't report could face fines and jail time.
The former archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children.
The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.