• Abuse scandal rocks Peru's upper-class Catholic sodality

    Abuse scandal rocks Peru's upper-class Catholic sodality

    • Apr 17, 2016

    LIMA, PERU – One way of looking at the Francis pontificate is that he’s universalizing what the Latin American Church agreed to at its famous continent-wide gathering in 2007, held at the Marian shrine of Aparecida in Brazil. The signature tunes of the Latin American Church to come out of

  • Catholic movement in Peru apologizes for founder’s sexual abuse

    • Oct 22, 2015

    ROME — Facing accusations of sexual abuse by its founder, a lay Catholic movement based in Peru called the Sodalitium of Christian Life has apologized to victims and pledged to cooperate with police and prosecutors. The accusations against Peruvian layman Luis Fernando Figari came from one of the movement’s former