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Pope Francis presents action plan for tackling clerical sex abuse but victims dismiss it as inadequate

Pope Francis presents action plan for tackling clerical sex abuse but victims dismiss it as inadequate

Pope Francis put forward a 21-point plan for combating the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests on Thursday, but the proposals were dismis ...
Catholic Church cover-up of sex abuse linked to secret gay culture in Vatican, book claims on eve of papal summit

Catholic Church cover-up of sex abuse linked to secret gay culture in Vatican, book claims on eve of papal summit

Decades of sex abuse cover-ups within the Catholic Church are intrinsically linked to the fact that so many cardinals, bishops and priests are gay ...
Catholic Church 'nowhere close' to confronting global 'epidemic' of child sex abuse by priests 

Catholic Church 'nowhere close' to confronting global 'epidemic' of child sex abuse by priests 

“Unfortunately the way forward will be a bloody, hard-fought path of lawsuits, prosecutions and government investigations,” said Ms Barrett Doyle. ...
Pope's credibility 'on the line' as Vatican convenes global meeting on combating child abuse by clergy  

Pope's credibility 'on the line' as Vatican convenes global meeting on combating child abuse by clergy  

Victims of clerical sex abuse have warned Pope Francis that his credibility is on the line as he confronts the biggest challenge of his papacy wit ...
US cardinal expelled from Catholic Church over sexual abuse allegations

US cardinal expelled from Catholic Church over sexual abuse allegations

Pope Francis has defrocked former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Conf ...
Unholy row in Italy after education ministry offers teachers exorcism courses

Unholy row in Italy after education ministry offers teachers exorcism courses

Teachers, especially those who teach religion, will be lectured about “the peculiar aspects of exorcism and prayers of liberation” and learn how t ...
Pope’s French ambassador under investigation for alleged sexual assault

Pope’s French ambassador under investigation for alleged sexual assault

Before being posted in Paris, he served in Brazil, Bolivia and the UK until 1984. He was then appointed to the Section for Relations with States a ...
British cardinal John Henry Newman to be made a saint after Pope recognises miracle

British cardinal John Henry Newman to be made a saint after Pope recognises miracle

Pope Francis has approved a miracle needed to make Cardinal John Henry Newman, a prominent Anglican convert to Catholicism, a saint, the Vatican a ...
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