- Nov 26, 2020
A man who twice defecated in the churchyard of a Catholic Church in England has appeared in court.
England’s top prelate expressed his “profound sorrow and apologies” on Friday, after he was personally singled out in a scathing report on clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Catholic charities in England and Wales are calling on the government to keep a £20 ($26) a week welfare benefit which is due to expire next March.
A government-established inquiry into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in England and Wales says “real and lasting changes to attitudes have some way to go if the Roman Catholic Church is to shake off the failures of the past.”
Long overshadowed by the country’s Anglican structures, England’s Catholic churches are put under the spotlight in a new book.