Galveston-Houston Archdiocese, Vatican Accused in Federal Suit of Concealing Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Conroe Priest

A man and a woman whose allegations have led to a criminal indictment against a former Montgomery County priest are suing the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the Vatican over the handling of their accused abuser. The suit, filed Monday in federal court, takes aim at the Holy See for heading a hierarchy that allowed Manuel … Read more

Calls for Cardinal DiNardo to Step Down Intensify

On the eve of a bishops’ gathering in Baltimore, advocates for clergy abuse victims in Houston on called on Cardinal Daniel DiNardo Monday to step down from leading the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops following allegations that he mishandled sexual misconduct complaints. DiNardo, the highest-ranking American bishop, who also oversees the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is … Read more