ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church in off-hand remarks aboard the papal plane Wednesday.
(RNS) — McCarrick allegedly acknowledged in one letter that he shared his bed with seminarians, an act he called 'an unfortunate lack of judgment.'
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — Leaders of the Eternal Word Television Network have spent the better part of four decades quietly building a Catholic media empire that spans the globe.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Some U.S. bishops felt their house was burning down, and the Vatican was asking them to delay turning on the fire hoses.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The Catholic bishops of the U.S. announced Tuesday (Oct. 23) that at the behest of Pope Francis they will meet for a weeklong retreat in Chicago in January.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It is hard for a synod to compete with a cardinal's resignation, a defense of the pope against his attacker and an invitation from North Korea's dictator.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, refutes Archbishop Carlo Vigano's claim that Pope Francis released ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from sanctions imposed by Pope Benedict.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The study refers only to documentation, a potentially limiting constraint, given the McCarrick scandal apparently involves private, verbal communications that might not have paper trails in Vatican archives.
(RNS) — Only 3 in 10 Catholic adults say Francis is doing an 'excellent' or a 'good' job with the ongoing child sex abuse crisis, Pew Reasearch says, down 14 points from January of this year.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The synod, which begins Wednesday (Oct. 3), is bringing together 266 bishops from five continents for talks on helping young people find their vocations in life.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a new missive, Pope Francis' critic, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, subtly paints as the protector of the Catholic Church.
(RNS) — In an email addressed to other conservative Catholics, Timothy Busch refuted reports that he personally consulted Viganò on his letter.
(RNS) — As papal nuncio, did Viganò put a stop to the investigation of then-archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, John Nienstedt, who had been credibly accused of sexual abuse?
(RNS) — No proponent of transparency while U.S. nuncio, Archbishop Vigano now paints himself a born-again defender of the abused. The Vatican's only credible response is to say what it knew and when.
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis declined to confirm or deny claims that he knew about sexual misconduct allegations against the former archbishop of Washington but rehabilitated him anyway.
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