- Nov 26, 2020
The Vatican presented a new high-level task force Friday intended to help national and regional bishops’ conferences around the world, as well as religious orders, to develop and update their guidelines on child protection and the fight against abuse.
Since Pope Francis convened a historic summit at the Vatican one year ago to address clergy sex abuse and accountability, much has been done, but advocates say more is needed.
Survivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of church leaders on preventing abuse with calls for more accountability and acknowledgment of their pain.
What’s striking one year after Pope Francis’s historic clerical sex abuse summit is how much still isn’t understood.
A new poll shows the majority of Canadians believe the Catholic Church has done a poor job in responding to the clergy abuse crisis.
The danger with “Vos estis lux mundi,” Pope Francis’s new norms on clerical sexual abuse, may be a bit analogous to a glitzy new app designed to run on a flawed operating system.