- Aug 10, 2020
After their founder’s removal last month due to problems of governance, an Italian monastery has issued a public apology for the scandal created by the episode, offering a tic-toc of the events which led to their leader’s exile.
Both baseball and Catholicism are victims of their own success, in that dysfunctional management often is facilitated by a wildly passionate fan base that just won’t walk away, no matter how staggeringly obtuse those in charge sometimes can be.
When it comes to reform efforts of any sort, the Vatican doesn’t just face challenges in the here-and-now. It also faces a historical trust deficit, grounded in genuine episodes of cover-up and scandal which have been part of the Vatican’s history almost as much as Bernini’s colonnade and the Swiss Guard.
A Catholic bishop in southern India has dismissed allegations of being a womanizer and fathering two children; he says the claims are a retaliatory response from priests opposed to his administrative reforms.
Vatileaks is turning into the Vatican’s own horror movie franchise.
A prelate overseeing the investigation of a bishop for the Vatican expressed regret that he redacted his name out of documents detailing financial aspects of the scandal.