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Venezuelan Bishops Rally Behind Alleged Predator Archbishop Edgar Parra

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The Venezuelan hierarchy is circling the wagons around the country’s highest-ranking prelate, Abp. Edgar Peña Parra, who was accused last month of sexually abusing seminarians. In a June 10 interview with The Washington Post, Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò revealed that decades ago, Peña Parra had been accused of sexual deviancy and abuse. The allegations, he noted, had not been properly investigated by Church […]

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Vatican Tells Argentinian Court Accused Bishop Has Job in Rome, Despite Being Suspended

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Despite being investigated for allegations of having sexually abused two seminarians, an Argentinian bishop close to the pope has once again been allowed by a judge to travel to Rome. The judge said that Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has “collaborated” with the investigation and has a document from the Vatican saying he must return to Rome […]

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Pope Francis Reportedly Ignored ‘Terrifying Dossier’ on Archbishop Peña Parra’s Sexual Abuse

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, a former papal ambassador who has accused Pope Francis of covering up sex abuse, has stated that the Vatican’s third most powerful prelate, Archbishop Peña Parra, was never given an “open and thorough investigation” for troubling accusations of sex abuse that date back decades. Archbishop Viganò said the high-ranking prelate was not […]