A senior official warned that a pro-dem primary this weekend could somehow violate the city's controversial national security law. Meanwhile, Pope Francis appears to have thought better of raising concerns over the situation in the city.
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.
“Should we do something more? Yes. Is there the will? Yes. But it's a path that we have already begun.”
They seem to be the only people who cannot keep track of this crisis.
On Friday, during his traditional Christmas speech, Francis urged priests guilty of sex abuse to give themselves up to civil authorities—and await judgement from God, too.
On Wednesday, Virginia became at least the 15th state where officials have announced a plan to investigate sex abuse allegations within the Catholic Church.
Probably more priests. But with the Church under scrutiny over sex scandals across the planet, it might happen sooner than you think.
The state recently joined New York and others in launching its own investigation into the ongoing scandal.
“What we need is peace, we need to sleep every night without waking up and seeing one of them bastards at the end of the bed, calling you.”
The surge is the largest increase in calls the hotline has ever experienced in its two years of existence.
“The death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.”