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Abuse of minors

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Italian diocese laments suicide of priest who admitted abuse

The Diocese of Trieste has announced “with a spirit full of sorrow and dismay” that one of its priests, who... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

Pope's appointment may signal advances in new abuse office

Pope Francis’ latest appointment to a commission designed to fight sexual abuse of minors may have an effect in shaping... Read more

Fr. Robert W. Oliver. Courtesy of Archdiocese of Boston.

Child protection is 'gospel priority' for Church, Pope Francis

The protection of minors from sexual abuse is a number one priority for Pope Francis, says the new secretary of... Read more

Msgr. Robert W. Oliver. Courtesy of Archdiocese of Boston.

Boston priest named secretary of Vatican commission to protect minors

The Vatican announced today that Msgr. Robert W. Oliver will leave his position as promoter of justice to take on... Read more