Retired Pope Benedict wades into clergy sex abuse debate

Europe 04/11/19, 09:38

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has published an analysis on the Catholic Church's clergy sex abuse scandal, blaming it on the sexual revolution of the 1960s and church laws that protected priests. The essay immediately raised eyebrows, seeming to interfere with or even contradict Pope Francis' own efforts to confront one of ...

Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Europe 02/05/19, 12:32

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns, and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Francis said: "Should we do something more? Yes. Is there the will? Yes. But it's a path ...

Pope accuser strikes back, blames gay priesthood for abuse

Europe 10/19/18, 05:03

The Vatican ambassador who accused Pope Francis of rehabilitating a disgraced ex-American cardinal is doubling down on his claims, asserting that the "scourge of homosexuality" in the priesthood is responsible for sex abuse and that the Vatican is being hypocritical in refusing to acknowledge it.Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano issued a ...

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