- Sep 21, 2020
Responding to a pandemic-related surge in domestic abuse, including against gay and transgender people, the National Board of Catholic Women urged pastors and fellow Catholics to learn the signs of abuse and how to help victims.
A British bishop said he was relieved by the election defeat of political parties committed to liberalizing Britain’s abortion laws, but he was “not particularly enthused” by the Conservative Party agenda. A British cardinal called for a fresh start “in more ways than politics.”
The president of the Catholic Medical Association in the United Kingdom has accused the professional body for U.K. physicians of “rigging” a poll on euthanasia.
Britain is in an “amazing political mess” over Brexit, an English bishop said.
Is an “extraordinary synod” a key piece to the puzzle for finding lasting solutions to the clerical abuse crisis which has engulfed the Church for the past generation?
Bishop Philip Egan of the Diocese of Portsmouth, in southern England, has written to the pope asking him to convene an extraordinary meeting of the Synod of Bishops in the wake of recent scandals.