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Australian Archbishop Begins Home Detention Over Sex Abuse Cover-up

MELBOURNE – A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when...

Judge Orders Home Detention For Australian Archbishop Over Sex Abuse Cover-up

MELBOURNE – A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was spared jail on Tuesday when...

Australian Archbishop Avoids Jail Over Sex Abuse Cover-up

MELBOURNE – A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, avoided jail on Tuesday when he...

Pope Meets With Chilean Bishop And Victims Advocate Over Church Sex Abuse

– Pope Francis met in Rome on Friday with a Chilean bishop and a victims’ advocate to discuss the Church sex abuse scandal in Chile and measures being taken...

Chilean Prosecutor Raids Office Of The Militarys Catholic Bishop

– A Chilean prosecutor said on Thursday that the office of the bishop to the armed services had been raided as part of investigations into accusations that senior...

Pope Names Administrator For Australian Diocese After Child Sex Abuse Case

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis nominated on Sunday a special administrator to the Australian archdiocese of Adelaide after its head was found guilty last month of...

Pope To Address Oil Majors In Vatican Climate Conference

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican will host executives of the world’s top oil companies for a conference next week on climate change and the transition away from...

Pope Promises Never Again To Sex Abuse In Chile Re-opens Investigation

VATICAN CITY/SANTIAGO – Pope Francis on Thursday promised Chilean Catholics scarred by a culture of clergy sexual abuse that “never again” would the...

Pope Vows Never Again To Clergy Sexual Abuse And Cover Up In Chile

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis on Thursday promised “never again” to Chilean Catholics scarred by a culture of clergy sexual abuse and cover-up in the country...

Pope Sends Clergy Sexual Abuse Inspectors Back To Chile

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is sending his two top sexual abuse investigators back to Chile to gather more information about the crisis that has hit the Catholic...