Washington D.C., Mar 15, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Late last summer, as accusations of abuse against then-cardinal Theodore McCarrick surfaced, a grand jury report from Pennsylvania detailed decades and.. CNA - Published
By Ed Condon
On Wednesday, Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in prison following his conviction on five charges of sexual abuse of minors. He will be eligible for parole in three years.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, leading cardinals said that the Roman Catholic Church must repair the 'systemic failures' that allowed widespread sexual abuse by members of the clergy to..
Pope Francis will convene the Church's first conference solely about sex abuse this week. But victims and activists fear it won't touch senior clerics who cover up the crimes. Philip Pullella and Lucy..
According to a report by Business Insider, on Saturday, just days before a major summit on the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, one of the organization's top former leaders was dismissed from..
The disgraced former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is now the highest profile Vatican figure to be dismissed from priesthood in modern times. The allegations against him include sexual abuse..
Vatican officials will meet next week to decide what they will do about former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been accused of sexual abuse. Reuters reports Vatican sources told Reuters last..
Las Vegas, Nev., Mar 13, 2019 / 01:50 pm (CNA).- John Capparelli, a former priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, was found dead in his Nevada home Saturday. Caparelli had been included in a list of.. CNA - Published
Boston, Mass., Mar 11, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Boston has announced it will implement a third-party system for reporting allegations of abuse or misconduct against bishops in the.. CNA - Published
Vatican City, Mar 5, 2019 / 05:00 am (CNA).- The Vatican has announced that a canonical process against Cardinal George Pell will soon begin in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Pell was.. CNA - Published
Metuchen, N.J., Mar 4, 2019 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Metuchen has named a former public prosecutor as its new chancellor, Bishop James F. Checchio announced on March 1.
Anthony P. Kearns.. CNA - Published
Vatican City, Mar 1, 2019 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- There was a moment during the final press conference of this month’s Vatican abuse summit that, for many observers, symbolizes a theme that ran throughout.. CNA - Published
Omaha, Neb., Feb 28, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Omaha and the Diocese of Lincoln intend to ask a Nebraska court to suspend subpoenas compelling the Catholic institutions of the state to.. CNA - Published
Lincoln, Neb., Feb 28, 2019 / 04:16 pm (CNA).- The Nebraska Department of Justice on Tuesday issued subpoenas to more than 400 Catholic churches and institutions, seeking any records related to sexual.. CNA - Published
Rome, Italy, Feb 23, 2019 / 06:42 am (CNA).- Pennsylvania State Rep. Mark Rozzi spoke during a rally held by victim advocacy groups in Rome’s city center Saturday, saying he and others want.. CNA - Published
By JD Flynn
The Vatican’s abuse summit this week will not solve the problems plaguing the Catholic Church in the U.S.
In fact, it doesn’t aim to.
The summit was called by Pope Francis in.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA
Vatican City, Feb 22, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Cardinals and clergy participating in the Vatican’s sex abuse summit expressed conflicting views on the use of the term “zero tolerance” Friday, with.. CNA - Published
Two U.S. cardinals attending the Vatican's sex abuse prevention summit said Friday that the downfall of their former colleague, Theodore McCarrick, was sad for the Catholic church but they hoped a new.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The Latest on Pope Francis' sex abuse summit at the Vatican (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Two U.S. cardinals attending the Vatican's sex abuse prevention summit say the downfall of their onetime.. FOXNews.com - Published
Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican has continued to downplay expectations ahead of a summit meeting of bishops in Rome to discuss the ongoing sexual abuse crisis, noting that.. CNA - Published
Watch VideoCatholic Church leaders from around the world will meet in Rome this week to discuss preventing clergy sexual abuse.
Dozens of senior bishops will convene at the Vatican for a four-day.. Newsy - Published
Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2019 / 09:56 am (CNA).- Georgetown University announced on Tuesday that it would rescind the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters the school conferred on disgraced former.. CNA - Published
Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark issued this statement after the Vatican’s announcement of the laicization of Theodore McCarrick. Cardinal Tobin was named Archbishop of Newark in 2016; McCarrick held.. Catholic Culture - Published
Georgetown University has rescinded an honorary degree it bestowed in 2004 on then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked last week after being convicted by the Vatican of sexually abusing.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Vatican City, Feb 19, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Juan Carlos Cruz, a clerical sex abuse whistleblower and a victim of Fr. Fernando Karadima, will meet with bishops and with fellow victims of.. CNA - Published
Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults,.. USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Firstpost •Denver Post •Deseret News
“Mr. McCarrick will continue to reside at the St. Fidelis Friary in Victoria until a decision of permanent residence is finalized,” the Diocese of Salina said in a statement issued after the.. Catholic Culture - Published
By Ed Condon
At a press conference in Rome this morning, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago underscored the scope and expectations around this week’s global Vatican summit on sexual abuse.
The.. Eurasia Review - Published Also reported by •CNA
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued this statement following the Vatican’s announcement of the laicization of Theodore McCarrick. Expressing.. Catholic Culture - Published
Catholics in Washington, D.C. react to news that the man who served as their archbishop, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been defrocked after being found guilty by the Vatican of sexual abuse. NPR - Published
Vatican City, Feb 17, 2019 / 04:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis Sunday asked for prayers for a meeting of the presidents of bishops’ conferences around the world slated to take place later this.. CNA - Published
An international organisation representing survivors of clerical child sexual abuse has given a conditional welcome to the defrocking of the disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. RTE.ie - Published
The defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is a "very important signal" to the Catholic Church hierarchy that no one is above the law, the Vatican's top sexual crimes investigator said.. Reuters India - Published
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and.. Firstpost - Published
The Vatican found Theodore McCarrick guilty of sexual abuse of minors and sexual misconduct with adults, and dismissed him from the priesthood, completing an astonishing fall from grace. Wall Street Journal - Published