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December 16, 2020
Fr. William Dinga has been cleared of the charge and restored to his previous position and status within the Diocese of Richmond, Va.
December 11, 2020
The way Church authorities dealt with this case of adult abuse bears disturbing resemblance to the bad old days.
November 18, 2020
An offer of help to Catholics in need of legal problem-solving
November 04, 2020
Local bishops must now receive express prior approval from Rome before recognising new communities of men and women religious.
August 11, 2018
Public penance should be the first response. Then let's look at some basic improvements to canon law
January 05, 2018
Modern-day Pharisees are trying to get round the Church's teaching on objective right and wrong. Their next target? Humanae Vitae
December 04, 2017
The Pope has given official approval to a document by the Buenos Aires bishops. That won't necessarily change what Catholics believe
September 22, 2017
The mooted reforms could strengthen the Vatican's response to abuse - as long as the canonical process is respected