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Former Vatican No. 3 appeals landmark child sex conviction
Former Vatican No. 3 appeals landmark child sex conviction
The Vatican's former number-three, Cardinal George Pell, will on Wednesday begin his appeal against convictions for "brazen" sex attacks on two...
Faith is a feminist issue for women in the Catholic church
Faith is a feminist issue for women in the Catholic church
A woman lies prostrate in front of the altar while three officiants in cassocks, stoles and vestments lead the service.
Top cardinal gets six years jail for 'appalling' choirboy abuse
Top cardinal gets six years jail for 'appalling' choirboy abuse
Disgraced Australian Cardinal George Pell was on Wednesday sentenced to six years in prison for the "brazen" sexual abuse of two choirboys, in what...
French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up
French cardinal convicted over sex abuse cover-up
The archbishop of Lyon, the most senior French cleric caught up in the global paedophilia scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church, was...
Sex scandals divide the Catholic Church
Sex scandals divide the Catholic Church
Nearly 200 leaders of the Catholic Church from around the world met at the Vatican last month to consider the scourge of clerical child sex abuse....
Unembargoed: March 1 — 7
Unembargoed: March 1 — 7
For 20 years he transported passengers without a licence, until a mid-air ‘incident’
Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit
Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit
Pope Francis was set to address the Catholic Church on Sunday at the close of a landmark Vatican summit on a paedophilia crisis that has devastated...
Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'
Cardinal admits Church files on paedophile priests 'destroyed'
A top Catholic cardinal admitted Saturday that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed or never even drawn up...
Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican
Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican
Pope Francis kicks off a red-letter global child protection summit Thursday for reflections on the sex abuse crisis, while victims tired of hearing...
French cardinal to go on trial over child abuse cover-up
French cardinal to go on trial over child abuse cover-up
The highest-profile Catholic cleric to be caught up in a paedophile scandal in France is to go on trial on Monday charged with failing to report a...
Catholic church split over abuse scandal gravity
Catholic church split over abuse scandal gravity
Pope Francis has vowed to end clerical sexual abuse, but bishops from Asia and Africa have shown a mixed response to a scandal some have termed a...
Pope 'begs for God's forgiveness' for sexual abuse scandal
Pope 'begs for God's forgiveness' for sexual abuse scandal
Pope Francis "begged for God's forgiveness" on Sunday for multiple abuse scandals within the Irish church but faced accusations by a former Vatican...

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