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Oct 26, 2018
Pope Francis stalls on Belgium bishops' suggestion to allow young married men to become Catholic priestsThe number of priests and nuns dropped sharply in 2016 in Europe — and the Americas to a lesser extent.
Sep 23, 2018
China and Vatican sign deal on appointment of bishops; Pope Francis recognises 7 clerics ordained by BeijingAn official statement said that China and the Vatican will continue to maintain contact and push forward the process of improving bilateral ties,
May 19, 2018
Chile sex abuse scandal: All Catholic bishops offer resignation to Pope Francis after Vatican summitIn an unprecedented move in the modern history of the Catholic church every bishop in Chile has offered his resignation to Pope Francis, in a case involving sex abuse scandal.
Oct 14, 2014
As Vatican moves to accept gays, Bishops seek balanceBishops are concerned that an emphasis on graduality can lead to confusion about whether Catholics really must follow church law to the letter on hot-button issues like contraception.
Jul 08, 2014
Catholic church sexual abuse: Pope asks victims for forgivenessAbuse victims and their advocates have long demanded that higher-ups be made to answer for the decades-long cover-ups of rape and molestation of youngsters in a scandal that has rocked the church and dismayed its worldwide flock of 1.2 billion.
Sep 21, 2013
Vatican suspends Peru bishop accused of child sex abuseGabino Miranda was dismissed as auxiliary bishop in the dioceses of Ayacucho, a poor Andean region in southern Peru, after he was accused of having sexual relations with minors.