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Then-Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 2, 2015.

'We must be humble', Cardinal Cupich says as 'Vos estis' task force begins work

Mar 5, 2020

After being named to the Vatican’s task force for the protection of minors against sexual abuse, Cardinal Blase Cupich of... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica. CNA file photo.

Vatican launches task force to implement 'Vos estis' and 2011 abuse guidelines

Feb 28, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican has created a task force to help under-resourced bishops’ conferences enact guidelines on the protection of minors and... Read more

St. Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Via Shutterstock

Melbourne archbishop ready to defy law over seal of confession

Aug 14, 2019

The Archbishop of Melbourne has said he is prepared to defy a proposed new law that would force priests in... Read more

Fr. Hans Zollner, SJ.

Pontifical university offers new youth protection degree program

Feb 10, 2018

By Elise Harris

Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University will begin offering a two-year licentiate course in protecting minors, a move Fr. Hans Zollner SJ,... Read more