- Dec 7, 2019
Catholic priests would die rather than break the seal of confession to report child abusers to the police, said an English cardinal.
It was “very disappointing” the Vatican failed to give testimony during an investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, according to the lead counsel to the inquiry.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols has issued a statement admitting to “failures” on handling abuse by Church officials ahead of a government-established inquiry into sex abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Proposed changes to Britain’s surrogacy laws would lead to the “further demeaning of pregnancy,” according to the leading Catholic bioethics center in the country.
All those involved at every level of safeguarding in the Church need to guard against complacency, according to the chairperson of the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission for England and Wales.
After 37 years, the statue of Our Lady of Luján used in the chapel for the Argentinian forces on the Falkland Islands will be going home in an act of reconciliation that will be personally blessed by Pope Francis.