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Denver Newsroom, Jul 19, 2021 / 03:00 am The prospect of private parties using national security-style surveillance technology to track the movements and activities of bishops, priests, and other Church personnel is raising concerns about civil liberties, privacy rights and what means are ethical to use in Church reform efforts.

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Jun 20, 2021 / 14:35 pm A group of U.N. “experts” is expected to issue a statement aimed at forcing the Holy See and the Catholic Church to surrender to abortion and gender ideology, under the guise of demanding that the Vatican takes all necessary

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 20, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Netflix has apologized after a poster advertising an upcoming film was accused of normalizing pedophilia. But one theologian told CNA that an apology for the image is not enough, and that the film itself sexualizes children.

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jul 16, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) issued Thursday a manual to help bishops and dioceses follow Church procedure in respect to accusations of sexual abuse of a minor by a cleric. The vademecum, released

Employees, parishioners, volunteers, vendors and other interested parties are encouraged to report suspected misconduct of any kind via the EthicsPoint hotline. The EthicsPoint hotline provides a confidential means for reporting misconduct by calling 1-888-389-0381 or by submitting an online report through a link on the home page of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati website, www.catholiccincinnati.org,

The return of students for the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year highlights the grave responsibility that clerics, employees and volunteers serving in schools and parishes of the archdiocese share: protecting the children entrusted to our care. Because of our commitment to safety, I recently placed a priest on leave

Dear Friends in Christ, As you may know the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) gathered in Baltimore for our fall Plenary Assembly. We looked forward with great anticipation to the opportunity to take further steps to eradicate the grave evil of sexual abuse from our Church, in particular

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Nov 23, 2018 / (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday Pope Francis’ selection for the organizing committee of the Vatican’s February meeting of bishops on abuse prevention. Among the group named is Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago. The gathering, which will take place Feb. 21-24,

September 19, 2018 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us.” Turning to the

VATICAN CITY, September 13, 2018 — Following a private audience with Pope Francis this morning in Vatican City, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement regarding the recent moral crisis in the American Catholic Church. “We are