By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Asking for forgiveness, Pope Francis told abuse survivors that “despicable actions” caused by clergy have been hidden for too long and had been “camouflaged with a complicity that cannot be explained.”
Press Release Cherie Groman has been appointed the new Coordinator of Ministry to Survivors of Abuse by Cincinnati Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr, effective July 1.
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph Mother of Mercy High School, a private all-girls Catholic high school in Westwood, has confirmed the suspension of a female teacher over an abuse allegation from the 1970s.
By Catholic News Service NEWARK, N.J. (CNS) — A priest of the Archdiocese of Newark resigned from active ministry May 2 after reports surfaced of his being with minors in apparent violation of a court’s memorandum of understanding that forbids him from contact with underage people.
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis reaffirmed the importance of responding decisively to the problem of the sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy and called on the Vatican office dealing with suspected cases to continue carrying out its mandate. During an
LOS ANGELES (CNS) — As the Archdiocese of Los Angeles released church records on clergy sexual abuse, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony again apologized to abuse victims, saying he was naive about its impact on their lives. The cardinal, who retired as archbishop of Los Angeles in 2011, also said in