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Mar 24, 2019
Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean cardinal accused of covering up sexual abuse by priestsThe pope's action on Ezzati contrasted with his rejection last Monday of a resignation offered by French cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence earlier this month for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority
Feb 22, 2019
Pope Francis opens Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse, offers 21 proposals to fight 'enemy within'Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by offering senior Catholic leaders 21 proposals to punish predators and keep children safe, warning that the faithful are demanding concrete action and not just words.
Dec 26, 2018
Christmas Day: Pope appeals for peace and fraternity in annual address; Donald Trump asks child if he still believes in Santa ClausChristmas was celebrated with much fervour and cheer across the globe as people gathered in large numbers at cathedrals and observed the birth of Jesus Christ.
Dec 02, 2018
Pope Francis says gay people should not join clergy, calls homosexuality a 'serious issue'The Roman Catholic Church's position is that homosexual acts are sinful and Pope Francis' stance on homosexuality in the clergy is not new.
Oct 12, 2018
Pope Francis accepts resignation of US Cardinal Donald Wuerl; former church leader 'helped cover up' abuse scandalsIn the US capital last month, former archbishop of Washington Donald Wuerl prostrated himself in a sign of repentance at a mass dedicated to victims of abuse.
Oct 09, 2018
Pope Francis blames Satan for sexual assault allegations haunting Church, seeks angel's help against 'wickedness and snares of devil'Since he was elected in 2013, Francis has made clear that he believes the devil to be real. In a document in April on holiness in the modern world, Francis mentioned the devil more than a dozen times.
Oct 06, 2018
Pope Francis authorises study of Vatican archives into McCarrick scandal, says Church can no longer be silentThe case of McCarrick triggered a storm in August after Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former Vatican envoy to Washington, dropped a bombshell letter accusing the Pope of ignoring allegations about the prominent US cardinal
Sep 12, 2018
Pope Francis to meet US Church leaders after archbishop accuses him of covering up sexual abuse allegations against cardinalPope Francis will meet leaders of the US Catholic Church on Thursday, the Vatican announced, after a high profile accusation that the pontiff covered up sexual abuse allegations against an American cardinal.
Jun 17, 2018
Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent of Nazi-era eugenics programme, says Pope FrancisPope Francis denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics programme and urged families to accept the children that God gives them
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.