Tag: Holy See

St. Paul attorney sues Vatican for documentation of clergy offenders, cover-ups

St. Paul attorney sues Vatican for documentation of clergy offenders, cover-ups

| May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson announced May 14 that he is representing five sexual abuse survivors suing the Holy See for names of clergy sexual abuse offenders worldwide and the names of Church leaders who have been involved in abuse cover-up.

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O’Malley: ‘Specific actions’ needed now to address claims against cardinal

O’Malley: ‘Specific actions’ needed now to address claims against cardinal

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley called for “three specific actions” to immediately address allegations of sexual abuse of minors and “sexual improprieties” with seminarians made against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, starting with “a fair and rapid adjudication of these accusations.”

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Vatican, China nearing agreement on bishops, according to reports

Vatican, China nearing agreement on bishops, according to reports

| Cindy Wooden | February 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Multiple news reports indicate the Vatican has made substantial progress in reaching an agreement with China’s communist government on the naming of bishops for several dioceses.

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Gingrich formally begins service as U.S. ambassador to Holy See

Gingrich formally begins service as U.S. ambassador to Holy See

| Callista Gingrich | December 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

Callista Gingrich presented her letters of credential to Pope Francis, formally assuming her duties as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.

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Vatican signs treaty to ban nuclear weapons

Vatican signs treaty to ban nuclear weapons

| Cindy Wooden | September 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Holy See ratified and signed the new U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the high-level Vatican diplomat who signed the treaty told a U.N. conference that the Catholic Church supports efforts “to move progressively toward a world free of nuclear weapons.”

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Vatican maze: Retracing the path of abuse accountability proposals

Vatican maze: Retracing the path of abuse accountability proposals

| Carol Glatz | March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Recent exchanges in the media between the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and a former member of a papal advisory commission have highlighted a lack of clarity and transparency when it comes to finding better ways to make bishops and religious superiors more accountable for how they handle allegations of sexual abuse.

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Rights of the disabled, the United States and the Holy See

Rights of the disabled, the United States and the Holy See

| Jessica Zittlow | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

What could be so problematic about an international treaty that aims to protect and promote the rights of the disabled?

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