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Pope accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops following abuse scandal

Added: 21.09.2018 12:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number who have stepped down since a sexual abuse scandal swept the nation's Roman Catholic Church.


U.S. Catholic Church plans hotline for complaints of abuse by bishops

Added: 20.09.2018 3:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Catholic bishops in the United States plan to set up a hotline to field complaints about bishops who have sexually abused or harassed children or adults, in response to a growing sexual misconduct scandal in the church's highest ranks.


U2's Bono says pope's 'aghast' about church sex abuse

Added: 19.09.2018 20:38 | 11 views | 0 comments

U2 frontman Bono described Pope Francis as being "aghast" about sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
The Irish singer meet privately with Francis on Wednesday at the Vatican hotel where the pope lives, to discuss themes including that Bono told reporters included "the wild beast that is capitalism"...


Church officials: Victims with pre-2002 deals free to speak

Added: 19.09.2018 18:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

New Jersey Catholic Church officials say abuse victims required to remain silent by settlement agreements can speak publicly about their ordeals.


Brooklyn Diocese to pay $27.5M to settle 4 sex abuse claims

Added: 19.09.2018 1:35 | 9 views | 0 comments

Four men who said they were sexually abused as boys by a teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn.


Parishioners defy Chicago Archdiocese, burn rainbow flag in 'exorcism' ceremony

Added: 18.09.2018 22:18 | 6 views | 0 comments

A priest and parishioners from the Resurrection Parish in Chicago burned a rainbow pride flag that had once been prominently displayed in their Roman Catholic church.

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Pennsylvania Catholic Church sued for names of priests in abuse report

Added: 17.09.2018 23:22 | 14 views | 0 comments

People claiming they were sexually abused by priests filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against eight dioceses in Pennsylvania seeking to compel them to divulge the names of priests accused of such actions over the past 70 years.


Catholic dioceses sued over disclosure of abuse allegations

Added: 17.09.2018 21:07 | 2 views | 0 comments

Parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy are suing Pennsylvania's eight dioceses and their bishops to compel them to release information about allegations.


Pope defrocks Chilean priest amid sex abuse scandal

Added: 17.09.2018 8:53 | 12 views | 0 comments

(CNN)Pope Francis has expelled Reverend Cristian Precht Bañados of Chile, according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Santiago. This is the first formal resignation the Pope has decreed since every bishop in Chile offered to step down in May over the country's sex abuse scandal. The move is thought to be unprecedented in the modern history of the Catholic Church. Catholic bishops in Chile resign over a sex abuse scandal Precht had been suspended in 2012 from practicing within the ministry for five years after the Archbishop of Santiago...

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'We showed no care for the little ones,' Pope Francis tells Catholics on sex abuse

Added: 20.08.2018 15:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the US of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church.

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