Why is an Abuser Still Working as a Priest?

The BBC has uncovered how a culture of complicity and denial conceals the true scale of clerical sex abuse in Italy. We’ll call him “Mario”. He pulls back slightly as we shake hands, still clearly uncomfortable with physical contact. And at my first question – “How are you?” – which I hoped would ease him … Read more

Christian Persecution ‘At Near Genocide Levels’ – So Why Aren’t More Catholic Bishops Speaking Out?

The persecution of Christians in parts of the world is at near “genocide” levels, according to a report ordered by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The review, led by the Bishop of Truro the Right Reverend Philip Mounstephen, estimated that one in three people suffer from religious persecution. Christians were the most persecuted religious group, it … Read more