25 September 2018
The Chief Rabbi of Vienna, Arie Folger, has taken issue with Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI over his treatment of the “substitution theory” that was used to justify persecution of Jews by Christians
24 September 2018
Michael Sean Winters
The Administrative Committee of the U.S. bishops’ conference met last week “at this time of shame and sorrow” and announced efforts to confront the clergy sex abuse crisis that returned to the forefront of Church life in the U.S. this summer. The committee consists of the chairs of all conference committees as well as regional representatives, about 35 bishops in all
24 September 2018
Cindy Wooden, CNS
Outside the former KGB headquarters in Vilnius, Pope Francis ended a day of paying homage to victims of totalitarianism and of warning Lithuanians to be attentive to any signs of anti-Semitism or hatred.
Pope Francis accepted the resignations of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number of bishops who have stepped down since June in response to the clerical sexual abuse scandal in their country.
Pope Francis has accepted the request of an Indian bishop accused of raping a nun to be relieved of his duties during the investigation.
21 September 2018
The college that provides the foundation year for young men from England and Wales training for the priesthood has unveiled a new website that reflects its history and contribution to the Church.
The Polish archbishop tasked with overseeing Bosnia-Herzegovina's Medjugorje shrine has outlined plans for expansion, including more Masses in different languages and facilities for young pilgrims who flock to the site of the alleged Marian apparitions.
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