- Apr 5, 2020
As the number of dead inmates in Italian prisons climbs due to riots related to coronavirus restrictions and as the Vatican tightens its own measures, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a prayer for prisoners suffering because of the outbreak.
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell has been transferred from a Melbourne prison after a drone illegally flew overhead in a suspected attempt to photograph the famous inmate, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Cameroon’s Catholic clergy made a special effort to visit the West African country’s prisons on Christmas Day.
A former Roman Catholic priest imprisoned for sexually assaulting a teen in Colorado is up for possible parole.
A voluntary faith and character-based program, created by state law, aims to assist inmates in their adjustment to prison, help them take responsibility for their actions and reduce recidivism, meaning the tendency to relapse into criminal behavior.
A Catholic priest who pleaded no contest to sexually assaulting a Northern California teenager for more than a year has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.