Mgr Charles Scicluna, promoter of justice of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has urged the faithful to approach their papal nuncio if they believe their bishop is not tackling clerical abuse adequately.
The Holy See has promised to submit a progress report on its implementation of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child this autumn, 14 years later than planned.
Patrick Brennan argues that blogging bishops may be unwittingly undermining the authority of the Church.
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