Archive of June 15, 2015

In Vatican trial, former archbishop faces sex abuse charges

Jun 15, 2015 - 03:07 pm .- Former papal nuncio Josef Wesolowski will be tried by the Vatican’s criminal court for sexual abuse of minors and for possession of child pornography.  

Minn. archbishop resigns with 'clear conscience' amid sex abuse charges

Jun 15, 2015 - 08:43 am .- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop and an auxiliary bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, less than two weeks after the archdiocese was charged with mishandling sexual abuse cases.

Is climate change natural or man-induced? For Pope Francis, it’s both

Jun 15, 2015 - 01:05 am .- One of the most challenging scientific questions Pope Francis faces in his new encyclical on creation is that of climate change, which a source close to the document says the Pope addresses in a balanced perspective without taking sides.