Catholic News Service

‘We ask the Holy Spirit to fill him with wisdom and strength’

In a formal response Australia’s bishops and religious said the seal made children more safe, not less

Cardinal Salazar suggested Pope Francis was being attacked because of his focus on justice for the poor

Bishop Patrick McGrath said that he ‘erred in judgment’

Fr Basil Hutsko, who is not suspected of abuse, was knocked unconscious by an unknown attacker

Bishop Rhoades said victims should see the names of their abusers made public ‘for all to see’

The claims are related to a blog post that also implicated a seminary in Boston

The Holy See called for accountability for abusers and leaders who covered up their crimes

Archbishop Philip Wilson was convicted of failing to report child abuse

Major Archbishop Shevchuk called on Western nations not to ignore the country in favour of Russia