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October 6, 2018 2:25 PM Pope orders 'thorough study' of Vatican documents in McCarrick abuse case

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has ordered a “thorough study” of all documents in Vatican offices concerning disgraced former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, in the Holy See’s first response to accusations raised against the pontiff in the case. In a document released in August, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the Vatican’s former ambassador 69

October 6, 2018 2:02 PM Pope Francis Authorizes Study of Vatican Archives Into McCarrick Scandal

(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis has authorized a “thorough study” of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests. The Vatican issued a statement Saturday saying it was aware that such an investigation may produce evidence “that choices were taken 66

October 4, 2018 9:50 PM Third accuser comes forward against Houston priest

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office shows Father Manuel LaRosa-Lopez. On Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. a third person has accused the Houston-area priest of fondling him when he was a teenager, in a case that has called attention to how high-profile Cardinal Daniel DiNardo's response to sexual abuse within the church 91

September 29, 2018 11:09 PM Ex-cardinal accused of sex abuse living near Kansas school

FILE - In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. On Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, Roman Catholic Church officials confirmed that the disgraced ex-cardinal who was removed from ministry amid allegations of sexual abuse has moved to a friary in remote western Kansas that is near an elementary 84

September 23, 2018 4:29 PM Critics Divided on Vatican’s Deal With China Over Bishops

Global Catholic observers weigh deal’s implications for religious freedom, while defenders describe it as a breakthrough A landmark agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops drew sharply divided reaction over the weekend, as global Catholic observers weighed its implications for religious freedom. The Vatican and the Chinese 36

September 22, 2018 9:38 AM Pope arrives in Lithuania to start solidarity tour of Baltic states

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Pope Francis arrived in Lithuania on Saturday to begin a four-day visit to the Baltic states, carrying a message of solidarity as they look warily toward a newly aggressive Russia nearly 30 years after they broke away from the then-Soviet Union. The pontiff will spend two days in predominantly Catholic Lithuania before moving on to Latvia 236

September 21, 2018 6:29 PM Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun: police

KOCHI, India (Reuters) - A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop’s request to be temporarily relieved of his duties. There was no immediate comment from Bishop Franco Mulakkal or his lawyers - though he has denied the charges 76

September 21, 2018 10:29 AM Pope accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops following abuse scandal

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number who have stepped down since a sexual abuse scandal swept the nation’s Roman Catholic Church. A Vatican statement on Friday said the two were Bishop Carlos Eduardo Pellegrín Barrera of the diocese of San Bartolomé de Chillán, and Bishop 59

September 19, 2018 6:01 PM U2's Bono and Pope discuss Irish sexual abuse crisis

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Bono, frontman for Irish rock band U2, met Pope Francis on Wednesday and said afterwards he is an extraordinary man who is sincere in his pain over a sexual abuse crisis in Ireland. Bono and the pope spoke for more than 30 minutes at a meeting to team up the rock star’s ONE organization, a global campaign and advocacy organization 99

September 14, 2018 5:59 PM China and Vatican to Sign Landmark Deal Over Bishops

Under agreement, Beijing would recognize pope as head of China’s Catholics in return for Vatican recognition of excommunicated Chinese bishops China and the Vatican are set to sign a landmark agreement later this month ending a long struggle between Beijing’s Communist rulers and the pope over who controls Catholicism in the world’s most populous country 87