Tuesday, March 12, 2019011Four Catholic Relief Service staff members on their way to a training session in Nairobi, Kenya, were among the passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed moments after takeoff in the east African nation.
Tuesday, March 12, 201908Catholics cannot place blame for the sexual abuse crisis on "those who came before us" in an attempt "to present ourselves as 'pure,'" said the editorial director of the Vatican media outlets.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019024
By Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis and top officials of the Roman Curia will leave the Vatican March 10-15 for their annual Lenten retreat, which will be led by Benedictine Abbot Bernardo Gianni of the Abbey of San Miniato al Monte in Florence, the Vatican announced Feb. 27.
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Thursday, February 21, 2019011 Opening the Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis said, "The holy people of God are watching and are awaiting from us not simple, predictable condemnations, but concrete and effective measures" to stop abuse.
Thursday, February 14, 20190388Pope Francis has named Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell, 71, the prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, the Family and Life, to serve as the camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019023At the upcoming meeting on protecting minors, Pope Francis wants leaders of the world's bishops' conferences to clearly understand what must be done to prevent abuse, care for victims and ensure no case is whitewashed or covered up.