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Sainthood for murdered Salvadoran, Pope Paul VI

Pope Francis will wear a blood-stained rope belt which belonged to Romero, who was murdered at the altar, as he leads the ceremony in front of some 60,000 pilgrims.

Top Vatican cardinal accuses papal critic of ‘calumny and defamation’

Archbishop Vigano said the pope knew for years about sexual misconduct by McCarrick with adult male seminarians but did nothing about it.

Pope says Church can no longer tolerate silence on abuse

Vatican's statement stated that both abuse and its cover-up can no longer be tolerated.

Chile archbishop remains silent over abuse cover-up claims

Santiago Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati declined to answer questions about accusations he was involved in a cover-up.

Archbishop of Washington prostrates himself at mass for abuse victims

A sweeping grand jury report released in August revealed credible allegations against more than 300 predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims of child sex abuse covered up for decades.

Archbishop who called on Pope to resign says corruption reaches the...

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has gone into hiding since an 11-page statement in which he alleged the pope knew about sexual misconduct by an American cardinal and did nothing about it.

Australian Archbishop gets home detention over sex abuse scandal

Philip Wilson, 67, allowed to serve his detention at home after an assessment by prison authorities due to a range of health issues faced by the former archbishop.

Chilean archbishop says to forgo Te Deum amid church sex abuse...

Chilean prosecutors in late July named Ezzati as a suspect in an investigation into claims that he and other clergy covered up child sexual abuse by members of the Catholic Church.

Australian church abuse victims welcome archbishop’s resignation

Wilson, who has maintained his innocence, stepped down as archbishop of Adelaide in South Australia state but refused to resign while he was appealing against his conviction.

Australian archbishop accused of abuse cover-up resigns

Wilson, 67, the archbishop of Adelaide, was convicted in May of failing to disclose to police abuse by a priest, Father James Fletcher, after being told about it in 1976 by two victims.

Turnbull calls on Pope to sack archbishop for concealing child abuse

Australian PM Turnbull called on Pope Francis to sack disgraced archbishop after he was convicted of covering up child sex abuse.

Australian archbishop to appeal conviction for concealing abuse

Philip Wilson, the 67-year-old archbishop of Adelaide, was found guilty in May of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher New South Wales state during the 1970s.

Australian archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

Newcastle Local Court magistrate Robert Stone found him guilty of concealing a serious indictable offence of another person.

Australian archbishop guilty of concealing child sex abuse

His conviction is another headache for Pope Francis, whose papacy has been haunted by allegations of sex abuse among Catholic priests.

Catholic Church does not sanction Father Bruno’s entry into politics

It says he is doing so on his own volition and not with the consent or blessing of the Church.

Vatican Treasurer Pell’s lawyer says no grounds for trial, court to...

Magistrate Belinda Wallington will hand down her decision on whether to send Pell to trial on May 1.

Brother forgives Salvadoran priest’s killers, regrets inaction

Gaspar Romero lamented the fact that Óscar Romero's murderers were never brought to justice.

South Korea Catholic church says ‘devastated’ by sex abuse scandal

Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong says a sex scandal involving a priest who should honour the sacred value of celibacy 'is utterly disappointing and shameful'.

US Cardinal linked to sex-abuse scandal dies

Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston was 86.

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