VATICAN CITY (RNS) A formal announcement may be made Wednesday (June 4).
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(RNS) Some victims of clergy sex abuse say Pope Francis’ first-ever encounter with victims is simply stagecraft aimed at distracting the public from what they say are the pope’s larger failures to address the abuse crisis.
ROME (RNS) While some media reports have the leaders meeting as early as June 6, the Vatican’s chief spokesman said Monday (May 26) that a “precise date” had not been set.
NEW YORK (RNS) “In our church we are always fishing inside the aquarium,” Archbishop Claudio Celli, head of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, said. “And we forget that most fish are outside the aquarium.”
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.
(RNS) A French Jesuit’s ideas of “conscious evolution” may be at the heart of the showdown between American nuns and Vatican hard-liners.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican’s chief spokesman says there’s no criminal investigation targeting former Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, but that doesn’t mean an oversight panel isn’t conducting its own examination.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Located on Mount Zion, the Cenacle is where Jesus held the Last Supper. It sits directly above David’s Tomb, the place many Jews believe the biblical King David is buried.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) While the Vatican’s investigation into American nuns falls under the doctrinal office, Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz’s congregation on religious orders is seen as more sympathetic to the sisters and has tried to serve as a peace broker in the standoff.