- Oct 20, 2020
On Thursday the Vatican issued a response to a question about the validity of baptisms using a modified formula, insisting that any baptisms celebrated with a formula other than the one approved and in the Church’s liturgical books are invalid.
In a bid to universalize the Catholic Church’s approach to handling clerical abuse cases, the Vatican Thursday issued a new handbook outlining the procedures to follow when allegations involving an ordained minister and a minor arise.
Through a statement released on Thursday, Opus Dei publicly acknowledged the first sentence issued by the Vatican against one of its priests for sexual abuse.
Despite recommendations from the police, a Wyoming prosecutor is declining to bring charges against Bishop Joseph Hart.
The Diocese of Trier must change its plan for reform after Vatican officials objected to some of its aspects, including plans for the future role of priests.
Belgium’s Brothers of Charity have cut ties with their 15 homes for psychiatric patients after the Vatican stripped the institutions of their Catholic status because euthanasia was permitted on their premises.