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Diocese of Wilmington found to be in compliance with U.S. bishops’...

WILMINGTON — Once again, the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has been found to be in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children...

Former spokesman says retired Pope Benedict never tried to hide truth

VATICAN CITY — Retired Pope Benedict XVI has never attempted to hide what is true, no matter how painful recognizing reality might be, said...

Dallas charter marks 20th anniversary, but SNAP disputes assessment

WASHINGTON — An essay by Kathleen McChesney on the impact of the U.S. bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People drew...

Annual audit shows more than 4,200 allegations of clergy sexual abuse...

WASHINGTON — More than 4,200 allegations of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic clergy and others were reported during the year ending June 30,...

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with assault in Massachusetts case

BOSTON — The Boston Globe reported July 29 that police in the Boston suburb of Wellesley have charged former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick with three...

Continue focus on healing for abuse victims, National Review Board chair...

Although major steps have been taken to help achieve healing and reconciliation with survivors of clergy sexual abuse, much work remains ahead for the...

Canon law on clergy sexual abuse crimes, punishments promulgated by Pope...

VATICAN CITY — A series of laws and procedures promulgated by now-retired Pope Benedict XVI and, especially, by Pope Francis to protect children, promote...

Commitment to sexual misconduct benchmarks begins at seminaries

CLEVELAND — Fifteen seminaries have committed to meeting five sexual misconduct policy benchmarks developed by a group of laypeople, seminary leaders and bishops. Developed by...

Abuse survivors urge church leaders to hear their stories, say it...

CLEVELAND — A trio of survivors of sexual abuse are inviting the Catholic Church — from parishioners in the pews to the bishops who...

Sexual-abuse allegations still require accountability, transparency, due process, experts say

ROME — To help foster a wider discussion on work that still must be done to safeguard minors and vulnerable people in the Catholic...

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