Second Canadian Cardinal Named in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

A Canadian cardinal and key ally of Pope Francis has been named in a class action sexual abuse lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Quebec, with the specific charge being that he inappropriately touched a 17-year-old girl on two occasions in 1987 and 1988. Cardinal Gérald Lacroix’s name was added to a list of alleged perpetrators … Read more

Synod Spokesman Refuses to Answer Whether Participants Must Follow Church Teaching

Leading officials behind the Synod on Synodality have refused to confirm that participants must commit to upholding Catholic teaching during the event’s discussions. Speaking to journalists on October 11, Dr. Paolo Ruffini, prefect of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Communication, and Quebec’s Cardinal Gérald Lacroix provided an update on the latest events of the Synod on … Read more