Tag: abuse crisis

Former nuncio claims Vatican official has evidence of cover-up

VATICAN CITY | Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former nuncio to the United States who accused Pope Francis and church officials of failing to act on accusations of sexual abuse, urged a top Vatican official to release documents that would prove his allegations. In a four-page letter released by LifeSiteNews Sept. 27, Archbishop Vigano called… Read more »

As abuse crisis continues, pope to meet with USCCB officers, Vatican says

VATICAN CITY | Pope Francis will meet Sept. 13 with Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and with Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, the Vatican press office announced. Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, vice president of… Read more »

Archbishop Chaput to pope: Cancel youth synod, meet about bishops

PHILADELPHIA | Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is asking Pope Francis to call off the Synod of Bishops on young people this October to focus instead on the life of the bishops. “I have written the Holy Father and called on him to cancel the upcoming synod on young people. Right now, the bishops would… Read more »