- Jun 2, 2020
Bishops from the Syro-Malabar Church in Northeast India have called for peace and unity in the Eastern-rite Church as it faces a series of scandals in its home base in the state of Kerala.
As the U.S. bishops prepare to meet next week for their general assembly in Baltimore, they must be hoping the week won’t be like this one.
Pope Francis read a book on homosexuality in the Vatican and said he already knew that most of the clergy it mentioned were gay, a prominent advocate in the fight against clerical abuse said.
Seminarians at Rome’s Pontifical North American College say the clerical abuse scandals have forced them to focus on the roots of the priesthood.
The Vatican defends itself against Crux reporting on its UN mission office in New York.
It has been a wrenching season for three of America’s largest religious denominations, as sex-abuse scandals and a schism over LGBT inclusion fuel anguish and anger within the Roman Catholic, Southern Baptist and United Methodist churches.