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Apr 17, 2019
'Gutted but valiant': Notre-Dame Cathedral retains bell towers, stained-glass windows; authorities pledge 700 million euros to rebuild itConsidered among the finest examples of European Gothic architecture, Notre-Dame is visited by more than 13 million people a year. It sits on an island in the Seine, overlooking the Left Bank hangouts of Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso.
Mar 29, 2019
Cardinal Gracias needs to walk the talkCardinal of the Mumbai diocese and said to be in the running for the Pope’s position, Oswald Gracias is under a cloud for not cracking down on sexual predators
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
Mar 01, 2019
Dozens of Australian journalists face charges for breaching gag order banning reportage of Cardinal George Pell's sex abuse trialVictoria state Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd has written more than 100 letters to journalists and media organisations advising that she intends to charge them with offenses relating to reporting on the George Pell case
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.
Feb 18, 2019
Vatican meet on sexual abuse: Summit to focus on child survivors, but leaving out women sufferers problematicThe approach of the Roman Catholic Church in India seems to be tokenism, making the right noises publicly, while attempting to silence and intimidate the faithful in private.
Feb 17, 2019
Vatican dismisses former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegationsThe Vatican has defrocked former United States cardinal Theodore McCarrick after a church trial found him guilty of sexually abusing minors
Feb 08, 2019
US nuns call for structural overhaul of male-led leadership in Catholic Church after Pope Francis acknowledges sexual abuse as ‘problem’The largest association of religious sisters in the United States called on Thursday for an overhaul of the male-led leadership structure of the Catholic Church, after Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the problem of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns.
Feb 07, 2019
Vatican clarifies Pope's 'admission' on issue of 'sexual slavery' of nuns, says pontiff referred to power abuse, manipulationThe Vatican on Wednesday clarified comments by Pope Francis about a case of what he called "sexual slavery" within a French congregation of nuns, saying he was referring to an abuse of power that was reflected in instances of sexual abuse.
Feb 06, 2019
Pope Francis admits nuns sexually abused by clerics in 'some regions'; says 'Vatican working on issue for long time'Pope Francis said the Church has "suspended several clerics" and the Vatican has been "working (on the issue) for a long time".