Pope Francis on Wednesday named Francesca Di Giovanni, a 27-year veteran of the Vatican, as undersecretary for multilateral affairs.
By Associated Press
Rome is being roiled by a series of unusual developments in which a former pope appeared to be weighing in on a sensitive issue facing his successor, Pope Francis. The debate is over the law of clerical celibacy, which divides…
A lawsuit filed Monday in state court in San Francisco alleges that a Jesuit priest sexually abused an American boy "more than 1,000 times, in multiple states and countries." In interviews with The Associated Press, Robert Goldberg describes sexual abuse…
By Michael Rezendes, Associated Press
The Diocese of Charlotte also listed six clergy members who served the area before the diocese was formed in 1972, and 23 clergy members from the diocese who were accused of misconduct while working for the church in other places.
By Martha Waggoner, Associated Press
By Bernard Condon, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by clergy.
By Almudena Calatrava, Associated Press
A three-judge panel in the city of Mendoza sentenced the Rev. Nicola Corradi to 42 years and the Rev. Horacio Corbacho to 45 years for abusing children at the Antonio Provolo Institute for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children in Lujan…
By Nicole Winfield, Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Pope Francis denounced the “evil” of nuclear weapons on Saturday as he began a three-day visit to Japan and fulfilled a dream to be a missionary in a land with a rich but bloody Christian past.
By Associated Press
A Texas archdiocese wants to become a foster care provider, but only if it can be excused from federal rules protecting against anti-LGBT discrimination.
By David Crary, Associated Press
A new national hotline to report sexual misconduct accusations against Catholic bishops in the U.S. could be operating by the end of February, three months ahead of the deadline set by Pope Francis.
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