- Jan 25, 2020
As Peruvian journalist Paola Ugaz faces ongoing legal threats over her reporting on a controversial Catholic lay group, both survivors and hierarchy have come to her defense, arguing that the onslaught of legal action against her amounts to “harassment” in a bid to stop her investigations.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, these images of the most vivid and important moments for Pope Francis in 2019 ought to capture what these events represent just as well, if not more, than any reporting or analysis.
When Pope Francis in a landmark move eliminated the so-called “pontifical secret” in clerical abuse cases on Tuesday, the decision turns out to be at least one instance when the Vatican, clerical abuse survivors and experts in child protection all agree.
Every discussion of sex abuse needs a face to personalize a difficult topic.
Day two at a conference regarding sex abuse in the Church in Latin America started with some very heavy hitters on the topic.