VATICAN – A Chilean bishop acknowledged the damage inflicted on survivors of clerical sex abuse and the mishandling of cases by church leaders in the country.
Published in International

Last week’s record financial award to a man abused by a monstrous priest 50 years ago is cringeworthy on many levels.

Published in Robert Brehl
VATICAN – A survivor of clergy sexual abuse in Chile said he hopes his meeting with Pope Francis will be an opportunity to make a difference and bring an end to a culture within the Catholic Church that disparages victims and makes them feel guilty for coming forward.
Published in International
ROME – Even though the Catholic Church has all the necessary norms and laws in place to safeguard minors from abuse by clergy, the problem continues to be a lack in understanding or caring about those rules and guidelines and applying them effectively, said one Jesuit expert.
Published in International

VATICAN – From his advocacy for migrants to opening up the Sistine Chapel to Rome’s homeless, Pope Francis has been an outspoken voice for people suffering on the margins.

Published in International

Comment

Tanya Granic Allen PC leader

Charles Lewis: Tanya Granic Allen deserves a badge of honour

"She is not a bigot but simply a devout Catholic who believes her ideas have some value in the public square."

Faith

Pope's homily

pope disciple
Read the latest homily given by Pope Francis.

Features