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clerical abuse
February 11, 2021
“These are unfounded accusations,” Fr. Gabriele Martinelli said during two hours of questioning in a Vatican courtroom on Feb. 10.
January 26, 2021
The accusations against the 89-year-old Bishop Hart involved 11 victims who were boys at the time of the alleged crimes, and one girl. “These findings do not equate to innocence,” A statement from the diocese of Cheyenne said, “rather, a high burden of proof has not been met.”
November 17, 2020
The USCCB Fall General Assembly is being held virtually this year because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
November 12, 2020
After thirty years of such reports, the idea that the Church has any credibility left to protect is absurd.
November 10, 2020
the McCarrick Report will be part window, part reflection of institutional leadership culture and decision-making.
February 16, 2020
Australia’s High Court has set a date for the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse. The cardinal’s final appeal in the Australian judiciary will be heard March 11 and 12 by the High Court, according to Australian media reports. Pell lost an initial
May 03, 2018
More transparency, tough action against church leaders, and a role for Juan Carlos Cruz would be positive steps