- Jan 28, 2020
Weeks after its release on HBO, Paolo Sorrentino’s “The New Pope” series is already sparking blowback for the opening scene, during which a group of young nuns dance provocatively in sexy white nighties beneath a giant crucifix in an old monastery in Venice.
A former priest detailed Tuesday how he systematically abused boys over two decades as a French scout chaplain, and said his superiors knew about his “abnormal” behavior as far back as the 1970s.
A former French priest accused of sexually abusing around 75 Boy Scouts went on trial Monday, but the proceedings were delayed for at least a day because of a strike by lawyers.
The French bishops’ permanent council has approved a recommendation to remove gender references for parents on baptismal certificates.
Spanish Church leaders voiced concern for their country’s future after the government pledged to legalize euthanasia, secularize education and strip the Church of “improper assets.”
Bishop Gerhard Feige of Magdeburg voiced skepticism about a recent proposal by German theologians for Catholics and Protestants to reciprocally open access to Communion.