Clergy abuse

Pope Summons World’s Bishops for Meeting on Clerical Abuse

In the wake of global reports of clerical sexual abuse, Pope Francis has summoned the presidents of ...

Pennsylvania Report Shows State Complicity in Clerical Sex Abuse

The Pennsylvania grand jury report released in August—documenting more than 1,000 cases of child s...

Pope Defrocks Chilean Priest

On September 27, Pope Francis signed a decree to remove 88-year-old Chilean priest Fernando Karadima...