- Sep 24, 2020
Chilean abuse survivors allege that the government is using the COVID-19 pandemic to delay having to deal with South American country’s clerical abuse scandal.
Peruvian theologian Rocio Figueroa has argued that little is being done to target the spiritual abuse that allowed the clerical sex scandals to happen, and has urged the Catholic Church to rethink its power structure and concept of leadership.
While in Brazil, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sept. 18 went to see the work of humanitarian church-connected agencies supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Cardinal Gerald Lacroix asked parishes in the Archdiocese of Quebec to “pause” their catechetical programs to give them the time they need to think about what comes next.