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Vatican arrests ex-diplomat in child sex abuse probe

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican said on Saturday, April 7, that a monsignor who was a former advisor at its US embassy in Washington has been arrested on suspicion of watching child sex abuse. A Vatican statement said that an arrest warrant had been issued for Carlo Alberto Capella, which was ........»»

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Vatican orders ex-diplomat to face child sex abuse trial

VATICAN CITY – A monsignor who was a former advisor at the Vatican's US embassy in Washington will face charges of possessing and exchanging child pornography, the Holy See announced on Saturday, June 9. In a statement, it said that Carlo Alberto Capella was ordered to face trial on Thursday, with ........»»

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Vatican recalls diplomat from US on child pornography probe

Vatican recalls diplomat from US on child pornography probe.....»»

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Pope Francis accepts U.S. bishop s resignation over misconduct with minor

VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Los Angeles auxiliary bishop Alexander Salazar over his "misconduct" with a minor, the Vatican said Wednesday, December 19 The case is the latest in a litany of child sexual abuse scandals to have rocked the Roman Catholic Church of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Abuse victim in the U.S. sues Vatican in bid to identify predators

  LOS ANGELES, USA – A US man who says he was raped by a priest as a child announced Thursday, October 4, he was suing the Vatican seeking the identification of accused clergy members worldwide. Over recent months, the Catholic Church has been gripped by a global sexual abuse scandal – particularly ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Pope Francis begs for God s forgiveness for sexual abuse scandal

KNOCK, Ireland – Pope Francis in Ireland Sunday, August 26, "begged for God's forgiveness" for the child sexual abuse scandal rocking the church but faced accusations by a former Vatican official that he had personally ignored allegations against senior clergy. Francis is due to speak in front of some 500,000 faithful ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Pope Francis condemns atrocities of US clerical child abuse

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis condemned on Monday, August 20, the "atrocities" revealed by a far-reaching US report into clerical child sex abuse in the state of Pennsylvania issued last week. "In recent days, a report was made public which detailed the experiences of at least a thousand survivors... the abuse ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Pope accepts resignation of archbishop convicted of child abuse cover-up

THE VATICAN, Holy See – An Australian archbishop convicted of concealing abuse by a notorious pedophile priest in the 1970s said on Monday, July 30, that he hoped his stepping down would be a "catalyst to heal pain and distress" after his resignation was accepted by Pope Francis. The Vatican ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Vatican jails Italian priest for child porn

VATICAN CITY – A Vatican court on Saturday, June 23, jailed for 5 years an Italian priest who worked as a diplomat for the Holy See's Washington embassy, for possessing and sharing child pornography. Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella pleaded guilty on Friday, the opening day of the court hearing , saying he had gone through a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2018

All Chilean bishops quit over child abuse scandal – spokesman

VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday, May 18, over a child sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church in Chile after 3 days of intense meetings with Pope Francis at the Vatican. "We, all the bishops present in Rome, have tendered our resignation to the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Pope vows change in Chile church after pedophile scandal

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Thursday, May 17, promised "changes" to the Chilean church to "restore justice" following a child abuse scandal that has come to haunt his papacy. However in a short letter addressed to 34 Chilean bishops , whom the Argentinian pontiff met in groups from Tuesday, May ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Vatican arrests monsignor over child pornography

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said on Saturday its police force has arrested a monsignor who once worked at its US embassy and was recalled last year after the US State Department said the priest may have violated child pornography laws. Source link link: Vatican arrests monsignor over child pornography.....»»

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Vatican investigator meets Chile abuse victim in New York

NEW YORK, United States – A high-profile victim of a disgraced pedophile priest said Saturday, February 17 he was glad to finally be able to tell his story as the Vatican's top abuse investigator began a probe into an alleged cover-up in Chile. Pope Francis has come under fire for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Vatican opens fresh probe into ‘sex abuse’ at school

The Vatican has opened a new investigation into possible sexual abuse committed before 2013 at a private school in Rome for children destined for the priesthood, the Holy See announced Saturday. Source link link: Vatican opens fresh probe into ‘sex abuse’ at school.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2017

Vatican recalls Washington diplomat amid child pornography investigation

Vatican recalls Washington diplomat amid child pornography investigation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 15th, 2017

Vatican finance chief charged with child sex abuse

Vatican finance chief charged with child sex abuse.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2017

Pope to bishops: Maintain zero tolerance for child abuse

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has exhorted Catholic bishops worldwide to do what's needed to ensure children are protected from sexual abuse by clergy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017

Norwegian jailed for ordering online child sex abuse in Philippines | ABS-CBN News

Norwegian jailed for ordering online child sex abuse in Philippines ABS-CBN News A 71-year-old Norwegian man was sentenced to 12.5 years in prison on Monday for ordering sexual assaults to be carried.....»»

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Pope to attend all sessions of high-stakes abuse prevention summit

VATICAN CITY --- Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend all sessions of his high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit next month that will include plenary meetings, witness testimony and a penitential Mass. The Vatican said Wednesday that the organizers of the Feb. 21 to 24 meeting met last week in Rome and briefed the Pope on their preparations. Francis tasked the former Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, to moderate the plenary sessions of the meeting. Francis announced in September that he was inviting presidents of bishops' conferences around the world to attend the summit amid a crisis in his papacy over his own botched handling of abuse cases and a new exp...Keep on reading: Pope to attend all sessions of high-stakes abuse prevention summit.....»»

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Norwegian jailed for ordering online child sex abuse in PH

Norwegian jailed for ordering online child sex abuse in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019