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The study expanded the church’s global crisis.

  • Sep 24, 2018

The breakthrough follows contentious negotiations on the management of Catholic leadership in the communist country.

  • Sep 22, 2018

The February meeting at the Vatican is believed to be the first of its kind.

  • Sep 12, 2018

Some Catholics have criticized him for what they describe as an insufficient response to the sexual abuse crisis.

  • Sep 3, 2018

The events of last week highlight the impact of having two living popes.

  • Sep 2, 2018

Some traditionalists blame homosexuality for the sexual abuse crisis.

  • Aug 27, 2018

In an 11-page letter, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò said that the former archbishop of Washington had been privately sanctioned under Pope Benedict XVI for his alleged sexual misconduct

  • Aug 26, 2018

The pontiff’s two-day trip, which began Saturday, is the first papal visit to Ireland in 39 years. The abuse scandals have sharply diminished the Vatican’s once-towering authority.

  • Aug 25, 2018

Four decades ago, Pope John Paul II toured Ireland to huge acclaim. Today, Francis faces a nation deeply battered by the church’s abuse crises.

  • Aug 23, 2018

A 650-foot section of a highway bridge crumpled in an instant during torrential rains. Even as emergency crews counted the death, questions began about whether spotty maintenance played a role.

  • Aug 14, 2018
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