VATICAN CITY (RNS) A longtime aide to Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley is among nine new members appointed by Pope Francis to the Vatican’s sex abuse commission.
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(RNS) But the Boston archbishop, one of Pope Francis’ closest advisers, said the Vatican needs a system of accountability and must “avoid crowd-based condemnations.”
(RNS) Even more important may have been O’Malley’s remarks about the Vatican creating a system for disciplining bishops through an accountability process that has put the global hierarchy on notice.
(RNS) The nation’s Catholic bishops have chosen a mixed slate of delegates for next year’s high-level Vatican summit on the family, including outspoken culture warriors viewed by many observers as out of step with Pope Francis’ priorities.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The stunning demotion may remake Burke into St. Raymond the Martyr, the patron saint of Catholic conservatives.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Asked why Pope Francis’ first meeting with abuse victims included no Americans, even though the U.S. scandal prompted worldwide attention, the Vatican’s chief spokesman said it was “not such an easy thing to organize an event like this.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican’s ambassador to U.N. agencies in Geneva sought to limit the Holy See’s legal responsibility for the abuse scandal, implying that the church’s jurisdiction did not extend to dioceses and churches around the world.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “In many people’s minds it is an American problem, an Irish problem or a German problem,” said Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston referring to the sex abuse scandal. “The church has to face it is everywhere in the world. There is so much denial.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican’s new commission for the protection of minors, led by Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley, is designed to show the pope’s personal commitment to confront the sex scandals that have shaken the church around the world.