'The Catholic Church in the US' returned 15 result(s)
As the U.S. bishops entered the last public part of their 2018 fall general assembly, centred largely on the clergy sex abuse crisis, six clergy sex abuse survivors announced a lawsuit against the prelates' main organisation, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Leaders from BishopAccountability.org organised a morning news conference, where they and victim-survivors of abuse denounced the Vatican's request for the US bishops to delay any vote on two proposals they were to discuss at the assembly regarding their response to the clergy sex abuse scandals.
At the request of the Vatican, the vote to create a new commission to handle allegations of sexual misconduct by bishops was postponed for their Nov. 12-14 meeting. So, too, was a vote for a new set of standards of episcopal conduct, although both items will still be discussed.
Virginia bishops pledge to cooperate with Attorney General investigation
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
Pledging to "heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us," the U.S. bishops' Administrative Committee Sept. 19 outlined actions to address the abuse crisis, including approving the establishment of a third-party confidential reporting system for claims of any abuse by bishops
Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into an American bishop accused of sexually harassing adults. The announcement of the new investigation came on the same day he met with leaders of the United States Church for crunch talks on the abuse crisis.
'Taking into account inflation and the rising cost of living, workers at the lower end of the income spectrum have seen their wages stagnate or even decrease over the last decade.' Bishop Frank Dewane speaks for US bishops on Labor Day.
The Archbishop of San Franciso has come out in support of the controversial claims of former Holy See ambassador, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò.
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