Rupnik Still Listed as “Consultant” on Vatican Website

Fr. Marko Rupnik, the disgraced religious artist and alleged serial sexual abuser, remains listed as an official consultant at a major Vatican department, despite his ongoing canonical process and past expulsion from the Society of Jesus.

According to the website of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, the priest remains listed as an expert consultor to the Vatican department following his appointment to the post in 2022.

Consultants to Vatican dicasteries serve as officially appointed expert advisors to the Roman curia on issues central to the governance of the universal Church. The appointments are usually made for a set, renewable, term of five years.

However, despite the years of accusation and scandal over the allegations of sexual abuse brought against Rupnik by dozens of religious sisters, the Dicastery for Divine Worship has not terminated his appointment — according to its own website.

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