- Feb 25, 2020
India’s top prelate is warning “ethics is losing primacy as the guiding principle of society” ahead of the country’s upcoming elections.
A statement from the Archdiocese of Bombay says a BBC report on Cardinal Oswald Gracias about clerical sexual abuse did not give the full story on his response to an allegation against a priest of the archdiocese.
Starting day two of Pope Francis’s high-stakes summit on the protection of minors with a bold and challenging tone, Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai said the sexual abuse of minors is not just a Western problem, but is something the entire global Church must own and commit to fighting.
Galvanized by the #MeToo movement and the sex abuse crisis commanding the attention of the Vatican, women religious are now openly discussing a subject that was once taboo — sexual harassment, abuse and rape of sisters by clergy — in congregational motherhouses and national conference offices.
Cardinal Luis Ladaria attended a theological symposium on Christian faith in a multicultural context in Bangalore, India, from Jan. 21-24.
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon will continue his focus on conflict resolution as he steps into the presidency of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences.