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April 05, 2021
When it comes to stepping on their own message, neither the pope nor the Vatican has need of the press corps’ help. This time, however, it's different.
March 24, 2021
Curial cardinals will take a 10% pay cut, while other department heads will take an 8% reduction, and lower-level officials who are clerics and/or religious will see 3% less in monthly pay. Laity, clerics, and religious will all face pay freezes – even those not subject to pay cuts – for two years.
December 03, 2020
Creditors see the October bankruptcy filing as an attempt to halt hundreds of lawsuits from victims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy.
November 18, 2020
An offer of help to Catholics in need of legal problem-solving
July 18, 2020
Irregularities call into question not only the commitment of Church leadership to safeguarding of vulnerable adults, but the efficacy of safeguarding, reporting, and investigative procedures currently in place.