- Jan 22, 2020
The Vatican will soon be adjudicating the case of retired U.S. Bishop Joseph Hart of Cheyenne, Wyoming who is accused of multiple cases of abuse.
On Friday the Vatican’s Supreme Court announced that after investigating, they have pardoned Father Hermann Geissler, an Austrian priest who formerly worked at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and who was accused of making sexual advances during confession.
Cardinal Müller said Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is ‘lucid,’ calls rift with Pope Francis on sexual abuse ‘impossible’.
Brazil’s national bishops’ conference has received Vatican approval for a new handbook telling dioceses what to do on sex abuse cases.
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has banned a Legionaries of Christ priest from publicly exercising his priestly ministry for 10 years after he was convicted in Chile of sexually abusing a young girl.
Polish Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of his country’s bishops’ conference, said meeting victims of clerical sexual abuse has made him more sensitive to the harm caused by such abuse.