(ROME) The Archdiocese of Trento issued a statement saying it “completely disassociates” itself from the Rev. Gino Flaim’s remarks.
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PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Pope Francis said a church that constantly explains doctrines without providing real support to families “is dangerously unbalanced.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The powerful Vatican finance minister has denied wrongdoing and said he’ll answer questions about his record in writing, not in person.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “How can you hear a confession about somebody abusing a child and the matter must be sealed up and you mustn’t talk about it?” asked Archbishop of York John Sentamu.
(RNS) Brian Houston took the witness stand to answer questions on his handling of child sex abuse allegations against his late father.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (RNS) Cardinal Sean Brady’s resignation comes after he turned 75, the age at which cardinals are required to step down.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski was removed from his post in the Dominican Republic and recalled to the Vatican last August amid claims that he had abused boys in Santo Domingo.
ROME (RNS) The panel’s criticism was far more muted than a scathing February report from the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child that asserted that the Vatican had fostered “impunity” for abusers.
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.