The release of the Maryland Attorney General’s report on clergy sexual abuse in the Archdiocese of Baltimore was a day of sorrow.
Archbishop Lori saddened, shamed and sickened by abuse in the church
Focolare movement pledges greater transparency, action against abuse
The Focolare movement has published its first report on cases of abuse received between 2014 and 2022.
Pope issues updated ‘Vos Estis’ text for handling abuse cases
The updated version of “Vos Estis Lux Mundi” (You are the light of the world), published March 25, expanded the categories of victims covered by the regulations to include vulnerable adults.
Pope talks abortion, LGBQT rights with young people in Disney documentary
The pope spoke with the young adults, Spanish-speakers between the ages of 20 and 25, as part of a documentary titled “The Pope: Answers,” which is scheduled to premiere April 5 on the streaming services Disney+ and Hulu.
Church in Germany has paid $43.5 million to more than 1,800 victims of abuse
The Independent Commission for Recognition Payments, set up by the German Bishops’ Conference, approved an average amount of $24,000 (22,150 euros) in 1,809 cases.
Jesuit artist under ministry restrictions after allegations
Father Rupnik, whose mosaics decorate chapels in the Vatican, all over Europe, in the United States and Australia, is under restricted ministry after being accused of abusing adult nuns in Slovenia.
Prayer, walk, ‘watch fire’ honor those impacted by Indian boarding schools
“Walking Together: Twin Cities” events invited prayer and pilgrimage for healing from lasting harms suffered by Native Americans attending boarding schools, and their families, decades ago.
Interim report: Priests transferred by German diocese continued to abuse
The German Catholic news agency KNA said the report’s statistics showed 513 victims of abuse in the diocese’s area of responsibility “could be identified by name or anonymously” for the period from 1946 to 2021.