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Archbishop Of Santiago Becomes Seventh Senior Catholic Official In Chile To Resign Over Church Sex Abuse Scandal

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Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Chilean cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, who agreed to step down after being accused of covering up sexual abuse by priests, on Saturday (23 March), the Vatican said, Business Standard has reported. According to the report, Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, is the seventh senior church official in Chile to resign over the scandal. However, […]

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Cardinal Sarah: Church Has Become ‘Den of Darkness’ Because Bishops Avoid Truth and Clarity

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From Gloria TV The Church is living a “mystery of treason,” a “mystery of Judas”, Curia Cardinal Robert Sarah writes in his new book “Le soir approche et déjà le jour baisse” (Fayard), “The Church is dying because the shepherds are afraid of speaking with truth and clarity,” he adds, “We are afraid of the media.” As […]

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Diocese of Jackson Mississippi Releases 37 Names of Clergy Credibly Accused of Abuse

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The Catholic Diocese of Jackson has released names of 37 clergy members it said have been credibly accused of sexual abuse. The list was published Tuesday on the Diocese website. Church officials said 30 of the clergy members were accused of abuse in Mississippi and the others worked in Mississippi but faced allegations in other states. Diocese […]

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee Removes Names of Two Bishops From Buildings

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The names of Archbishops Willam Cousins and Rembert Weakland removed from buildings The Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced Tuesday that it will remove from archdiocesan buildings the names of two former archbishops who were found to have reassigned priests accused of sexual abuse. “As a sign of repentance, and because of the pain caused to abuse […]