- Dec 10, 2019
After more than a year of media headlines dominated by Catholic sexual abuse scandals, NBC News has conducted a new survey with insiders in the Catholic Church showing most believe the crisis has been handled well by their dioceses, and that abuse is no more common in the Church than in other organizations.
Part one of an interview with Jesuit Father Hans Zollner.
An Italian priest was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly drugging and sexually abusing members of his parish.
During his homily inaugurating the gathering of papal envoys at the Vatican, Cardinal Parolin presented the “best credentials” for their role. While former nuncio and papal-accuser Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò was not in attendance, he wasn’t being silent.
Italian bishops deliver excuses on streamlining marriage annulments and reducing the number of dioceses, but bring results on child protection.
Pope Francis read a book on homosexuality in the Vatican and said he already knew that most of the clergy it mentioned were gay, a prominent advocate in the fight against clerical abuse said.