- Christopher White
- May 6, 2019
As of Tuesday, every province of Jesuits in the United States has released lists of names of credibly accused priests of abuse.
A Vatican letter obtained by The Associated Press makes clear that the Holy See blocked U.S. bishops from taking measures to address the clergy sex abuse scandal because U.S. church leaders failed to sufficiently consult with Rome beforehand.
Last year, Pope Francis said that the task of the press – both Catholic and secular – is “to inform correctly, to offer everyone a reporting of the facts that conform as closely as possible to reality” and to make complex issues accessible to most people.
Catholic organizations called for greater personal responsibility in tackling climate change and stepped up their advocacy in opposing the rollback of U.S. environmental regulations during the last year.
Art historian Elizabeth Lev makes the case that it was the art produced after the Protestant Reformation that helped save the Catholic faith.
In a decision that will undoubtedly create shockwaves around the globe, Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Church official to stand trial for sexual abuse, has been found guilty on Tuesday by a Melbourne Court.