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Pope tells French reporter he’s honored by attacks on his ministry

Pope tells French reporter he’s honored by attacks on his ministry

| Cindy Wooden | September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told a reporter that it is “an honor when Americans attack me.”

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Pope appoints aide, former communications prefect to new posts

Pope appoints aide, former communications prefect to new posts

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis appointed an aide who served as his English interpreter and the former prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication to new posts.

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Pope Francis denies knowing of allegations against McCarrick

Pope Francis denies knowing of allegations against McCarrick

| Junno Arocho Esteves | May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nearly a year later, Pope Francis denied claims made by a former apostolic nuncio to the United States who accused him and other church officials of failing to act on accusations of abuse of conscience and power by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

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Cardinal: No one has right to demand a pope’s resignation

Cardinal: No one has right to demand a pope’s resignation

| Carol Glatz | November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

People can disagree about problems and the best ways to resolve them, but no one should launch a formal accusation against a pope much less ask for his resignation, German Cardinal Gerhard Muller said.

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Former nuncio claims vindication after Cardinal Ouellet’s response

Former nuncio claims vindication after Cardinal Ouellet’s response

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said he is convinced he was right to accuse Pope Francis and church officials of failing to act on accusations that then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sexual misconduct and sexual harassment.

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Former nuncio claims Vatican official has evidence of cover-up

Former nuncio claims Vatican official has evidence of cover-up

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former nuncio to the United States who accused Pope Francis and church officials of failing to act on accusations of sexual abuse, urged a top Vatican official to release documents that would prove his allegations.

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Council of Cardinals expresses ‘full solidarity’ with pope

Council of Cardinals expresses ‘full solidarity’ with pope

| Cindy Wooden | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of Pope Francis’ international Council of Cardinals expressed “full solidarity” with him in the midst of questions about his handling of the clerical sexual abuse scandal and said the Vatican is planning a response to allegations made against him by a former nuncio.

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Bishops in several European countries urge support for Pope Francis

Bishops in several European countries urge support for Pope Francis

| Zita Ballinger Fletcher | September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bishops in several European countries issued statements urging Catholics to support Pope Francis in response to a former papal nuncio’s demand for his resignation.

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Bishop Cozzens: Archbishop Nienstedt investigation ‘doomed to fail’

Bishop Cozzens: Archbishop Nienstedt investigation ‘doomed to fail’

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Throughout this process, there was confusion about who was ultimately in charge and what should be done to ensure a fair outcome. I think that Bishop Piché believes that the investigation was completed to the best of his ability. I understand the strong frustrations expressed by Father Griffith, whom I believe acted in good faith and with sincerity and integrity. We all did the best we could in a difficult situation.”

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Archbishop Hebda: Strong child protection measures in place locally, but U.S. bishop accountability must improve

Archbishop Hebda: Strong child protection measures in place locally, but U.S. bishop accountability must improve

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Having had good reasons to place my trust in both Pope Francis and Archbishop Viganò, I am personally at a loss as to how to evaluate the claims that have been made by the archbishop,” Archbishop Hebda said. “Based on my experience in this archdiocese, I believe that some form of an independent review led by credible outsiders is the only way to resolve such situations and restore trust.”

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Pope serene despite ‘pain’ over archbishop’s testimony, cardinal says

Pope serene despite ‘pain’ over archbishop’s testimony, cardinal says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

“From what I saw — I haven’t seen him today, but I have seen him in these days; I was with him during the trip to Ireland and after — he seems serene,” Cardinal Parolin said.

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Is there truth in Archbishop Vigano’s text — and how are Catholics to know?

Is there truth in Archbishop Vigano’s text — and how are Catholics to know?

| Cindy Wooden | August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the pews and even priests in the Vatican are confused about the long document Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano published claiming Pope Francis turned a blind eye to information he had about the sexual misconduct of now-Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.

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