- Oct 23, 2020
Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report abuse to the proper authorities.
More bishops are pleading with their governments to give priority to ethically developed coronavirus vaccines, but many also are telling Catholics that not getting vaccinated is a more serious moral problem than using the problematic vaccines.
In an exclusive interview prerecorded and aired at a U.S. conference, Cardinal George Pell reminded his audience how important the church in the U.S. is for world Catholicism and Western civilization.
Catholic Health Australia, which manages one in eight hospital beds in Australia, is calling on retailers to stop selling N95 hospital-grade masks to the public, as limited numbers in Australia will be exhausted with disastrous consequences on the health system.
Pope Francis appointed Polish Salvatorian Father Karol Kulczycki as Bishop of Port Pirie in South Australia.
Archbishop Anthony Fisher says it’s “disgraceful and dishonorable” that the Australian state of New South Wales has failed to enact a law against modern slavery passed in 2018.