Pope: Vatican meeting aims to ‘shed full light’ on sex abuse

Europe 01/07/19, 07:02

Pope Francis says next month's meeting of bishops from around the world aims to "shed full light" on clergy sex abuse and covers-ups. Speaking to diplomats Monday at the Vatican, Francis called the abuse of minors "one of the vilest and most heinous crimes conceivable." He said the church was working ...

Cardinal on trial in France’s biggest church sex abuse trial

Europe 01/07/19, 03:21

A Catholic cardinal and five others are going on trial in France accused of covering up for a pedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts. It's France's most important church sex abuse case yet, and poses a new challenge for the Vatican amid growing French demands for a reckoning with clergy sexual ...

US briefs Iraq Chaldean head, Vatican on aid after critique

World 10/17/18, 23:10

A senior American diplomat briefed the leader of Iraq's Chaldean Catholics on U.S. development aid Wednesday after the cardinal accused the United States of failing to help rebuild Christian villages devastated by the Islamic State group. Mark Green, administrator of the State Department's USAID development agency, said he disagreed with Cardinal ...

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