Pope’s leading Vatican critic blames homosexuality for abuse crisis

October 19, 2018

The Vatican ambassador who accused Pope Francis of rehabilitating a disgraced ex-American cardinal is repeating his criticisms, saying the “scourge of homosexuality” in the priesthood is responsible for sex abuse and that the Vatican is being hypocritical in refusing to acknowledge it.


Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops over sex abuse

October 13, 2018

Pope Francis has defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he is responding to the church’s global sex abuse crisis, he publicly explained why they were removed.