World Dec 18

Pope Francis talks with cardinals during a July consistory meeting at the Vatican. Photo provided by the Vatican via Reuters
Church credibility at risk over sex abuse, Vatican committee says

The Vatican on Tuesday released the first details of Pope Francis' upcoming high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending the gathering must reach out to victims before they get to Rome and that accountability is very much…

Feb 17

Pope revives lapsed sex abuse commission amid skepticism

Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their…

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