Posted on 09/22/2018 01:00 AM (National Catholic Reporter)
The Dutch bishops' conference said it had worked to prevent further sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, but said a recent report by a leading newspaper was "old news."
Posted on 09/21/2018 22:31 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
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Posted on 09/21/2018 21:42 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
A liturgical canonist and teacher who had admitted abusing a minor while serving as an associate pastor in the United States is no longer teaching at the Canadian pontifical university where he had been a full professor.
Posted on 09/21/2018 21:29 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Halfway through four-year encuentro consultations, Hispanic Catholic delegates from throughout the United States gather for national discussion and reflection Sept. 20-23 in Texas.
Posted on 09/21/2018 20:57 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Michigan's attorney general has opened an investigation into the handling of sexual abuse by clergy in all of Michigan's seven Catholic dioceses, as well as any attempts to cover up those claims dating back to the 1950s.
Posted on 09/21/2018 19:22 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Listen: Columnist Brian Harper, contributor Julie Bourbon and theologian Annie Selak explain why many young Catholics are urging for reform instead of leaving the faith.
Posted on 09/21/2018 18:34 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
To be a voice for victims of clerical sexual abuse, Fr. Brendan McGuire realized he had to come to terms with the abuse he suffered at the hands of a priest when he was 18. It was a secret he had held for 35 years.
Posted on 09/21/2018 17:13 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
College roundup: Stanford removes Serra's name from several campus spots; St. Vincent College removes accused abuser's name from center; Catholics at Berkeley Law oppose Kavanaugh.
Posted on 09/21/2018 17:07 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
The leader of one of the U.S. dioceses stung this summer by the sex abuse crisis has asked Pope Francis to relieve his appointment as a delegate to next month's synod on the youth and has withdrawn from the upcoming world gathering.
Posted on 09/21/2018 16:23 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Were Brett Kavanaugh a Catholic priest being considered for promotion to bishop, or a bishop looking to become cardinal, his promotion would be dead in the water until his name was cleared.