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St. Michael's Media founder and CEO Michael Voris during an interview for local television news before the "Bishops Enough Is Enough" rally at the MECU Pavilion Nov.16, 2021, in Baltimore.

Church Militant to shut down following $500,000 defamation lawsuit brought by priest

Mar 2, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The controversial website will cease operations next month following a $500,000 defamation judgment against it. Read more

St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral offers reparation Mass after ‘scandalous’ funeral for trans activist

Feb 17, 2024

By Daniel Payne

On Saturday, Father Enrique Salvo, the pastor of St. Patrick’s, responded to the “outrage over the scandalous behavior” after the... Read more

Cardinal Angelo Becciu.

What’s next in the Vatican’s trial of Cardinal Becciu

Nov 17, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

After almost two and a half years, the Vatican’s “trial of the century,” in which the disgraced Cardinal Angelo Becciu... Read more

A priest writing a letter to St. Therese of Lisieux during a "rose petals" evening of prayer in Vismara, province of Milan, Italy, September 2017.

Community of the Beatitudes forms commission to study past abuses

Nov 9, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The 50-year-old charismatic movement has announced it will form an independent commission to study problems in the group’s past. Read more

Pope Francis spoke about his recent trip to Mongolia during the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept. 6, 2023.

Pope Francis: Don’t overlook goodness because of scandal

Sep 6, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“People, we too like scandal... But you don’t see the forest that is growing every day,” Pope Francis said. Read more

Valletta, Malta, where Gamma Capital and the Centurion Global Fund share an office.

The Vatican-Centurion Global financial scandal: A CNA explainer

Dec 21, 2019

In recent weeks, CNA has been covering a Vatican financial scandal involving a multi-million-dollar investment fund, money donated by Catholics... Read more

The Vatican and IDI financial scandal: A CNA explainer

Dec 17, 2019

Here’s the IDI scandal in a nutshell:  Read more

Pope Francis speaks at the general audience Sept. 18, 2019.

Through sin and scandal, God's Church remains, Pope Francis says

Sep 18, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Because of sinfulness, human projects will always fail, but the Church remains steadfast, even in times of scandal, because she... Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

When the Church finds itself in times of trouble, imitate Mary, bishop says

Sep 22, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Bishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, said that the Catholic Church is currently in a “very dark... Read more

Encuentro delegates at prayer.

Encuentro Catholics ‘heartbroken’ by scandals, but unshaken in faith

Sep 22, 2018

By Mary Farrow

While the so-called summer of scandals has hit the Church hard both in the United States and throughout the world,... Read more

Bishop Morlino: don't let funeral controversy overshadow Christ's love

Nov 2, 2017

By Kevin J. Jones

For Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, misconceptions and negativity are dominating the reaction to his diocese’s private message to priests... Read more

Oysters, wine and travel? A UK priest's bizarre fraud scandal

Apr 10, 2017

Fr. John Reid, a Roman Catholic priest serving in County Durham, England, has been spared an 18-month jail sentence for... Read more

Vatican bars Sodalit founder from contact with members

Feb 10, 2017

A newly released decree from the Vatican's congregation for religious life states that the founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae,... Read more

Sodalits agree to pay 2.8 million dollars in reparations to abuse victims

Jan 25, 2017

The Sodalitium Christianae Vitae announced Saturday that 66 persons can be considered victims of abuse of mistreatment by members of... Read more

Pope Francis meets with President Park Geun-hye of South Korea at the Vatican on Oct. 17, 2014.

In new interview, Pope skewers journalists who focus on scandal

Dec 7, 2016

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis gave an interview to a Belgian magazine in which he cautioned media to avoid several major temptations, including... Read more

Vatican appoints Archbishop Tobin as delegate for Sodalitium reforms

May 13, 2016

The superior general of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae announced in a statement today that Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis... Read more

Report of religious group 'sex slave' rattles Church in Spain

Nov 13, 2015

A man who identified himself as a former missionary with the pseudonym of “Paulino” recently made accusations to the Spanish... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope: 'Deplorable' leak of private docs doesn’t damper Vatican reform

Nov 8, 2015

By Elise Harris, Ann Schneible

On Sunday Pope Francis spoke out for the first time on what has been called the most recent “Vatileaks” scandal... Read more

2014 CONCACAF Champions League sponsored by FIFA.

'Is anyone surprised?' A Vatican response to the FIFA soccer scandal

Jun 2, 2015

Amid the new soccer corruption scandal that has rocked the sports world, a Vatican official has called for different sectors... Read more