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‘It was a mutual effort,’ one Archdiocese of Washington official told CNA

US bishops vote down resolution urging Holy See to release McCarrick documents

Cardinal DiNardo said the Holy See insisted that consideration of new measures be delayed

Many synod fathers were surprised by the inclusion of ‘synodality’ in a document purportedly focused on youth

The idea of bishops coming together is nothing new – but history shows they can overstep their authority

The use of the term ‘LGBT’ in the synod’s working document caused a storm this spring

The investigation comes a day after the opening of a hotline for reporting allegations of clerical sexual abuse

The US Justice Department is stepping in to the Pennsylvania abuse crisis

Wuerl has hinted that his successor should be someone unconnected with the current scandals

Cardinal Ouellet’s letter actually seems to partially substantiate some of Viganò’s claims