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September 13, 2018 2:25 PM The Latest: US bishops to work with Vatican on abuse

Pope Francis delivers his speech during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican , Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis leaves s at the end of his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) The head of the U.S. delegation that met with Pope Francis 75

September 12, 2018 10:46 AM Pope says he hopes to visit Japan next year, fulfilling wish

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican for his weekly general audience, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis said Wednesday he hopes to visit Japan next year, a trip that would enable him to draw attention to both the legacy of Christian martyrs centuries ago and survivors of the atomic 66

September 11, 2018 6:52 PM Pope to meet U.S. Church leaders after archbishop's accusations: Vatican

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will meet on Thursday with U.S. Catholic Church leaders who want to discuss the fallout from a scandal involving a former American cardinal and demands from an archbishop that the pontiff step down. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), asked for the meeting after 75

September 10, 2018 8:27 PM Vatican Says It Will Soon Break Silence on Accusations Against Pope

Clarifications will be issued on charges Francis covered up sexual misconduct by a U.S. cardinal ROME—The Vatican said it would soon respond with clarifications to charges Pope Francis covered up sexual misconduct by a favorite U.S. cardinal—claims that have provoked the biggest scandal of the current pontificate. The pope’s advisory Council of Cardinals 56

September 10, 2018 4:49 PM Pope Francis Is Finally Ready to Address Claims He Covered Up Sexual Misconduct, Vatican Says

(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis’ top advisers say the Vatican is preparing the “necessary clarifications” about accusations that the pope covered up the sexual misconduct of a now-disgraced American cardinal. Francis’ nine cardinal advisers expressed their “full solidarity” Monday with the pope over the scandal, which has thrown his papacy into crisis 58

August 28, 2018 6:27 PM Defenders rally around pope, fear conservatives escalating war

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Supporters of Pope Francis have rushed to his defense after a former top Vatican official launched an unprecedented attack on him, a move they say dangerously escalates a campaign to weaken his papacy by conservatives who condemn him as too liberal. Francis’ supporters say the accusations in Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’s 11-page 106

August 25, 2018 6:39 PM Pope Francis Meets With 8 Irish Church Abuse Survivors, Vatican Says

(DUBLIN) — The Vatican says Pope Francis has met with eight survivors of clerical and institutional abuse on the first day of his trip to Ireland, which is ground zero for the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Francis met with the group for about a half hour Saturday evening. Among the victims was Marie Collins, a prominent 87

August 23, 2018 10:23 AM Sex Abuse to Cast Shadow Over Pope in Ireland

Pope Francis is under pressure to address a global crisis during weekend in a country scarred by mistreatment of minors VATICAN CITY—When Pope Francis lands in Ireland on Saturday, he will be visiting a once-devout Catholic society that is increasingly challenging the church’s authority—and where anger is running high over decades of sexual abuse of minors 55

August 20, 2018 11:01 AM 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones.' Pope Francis Condemns 'Crime' of Church's Sexual Abuse Cover-Ups

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the “crime” of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States of decades of misconduct by the Catholic Church. Francis begged forgiveness for the pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics 65

August 20, 2018 10:49 AM Pope writes to Catholics on clergy sexual abuse, vows no more cover up

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, on Monday wrote an unprecedented letter to all the world’s Catholics promising that no effort will be spared to prevent abuse and its cover up. The heartfelt letter, addressed to “the people of God,” also responded to a recent grand jury report 47