- Sep 25, 2020
An assistant bishop is set to become the most senior Anglican in Australia to be defrocked after a church committee on Tuesday found he took no action when he was told a priest had sexually abused a child.
A Massachusetts survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges receipt of messages from several families of victims he was assured would be sent to Pope Francis.
The Vatican says a Holy See lawyer who appeared on a list of American priests credibly accused of sexual abuse isn’t currently at the Catholic Church’s supreme court, where he holds a top position.
The organizers of Pope Francis’s summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen abuse victims who have descended on Rome to protest the Catholic Church’s response to the crisis and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders, officials said Monday.
In Nigeria, with the leading candidates both northern Muslims, the Christian vote may be decisive in sweeping the incumbent from power for the second time in as many elections in Africa’s most populous country.
A French judge refused Monday to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal.