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Bishop Andrew Cozzens. CNA file photo.

Bishop Cozzens: Nienstedt investigation was 'doomed to fail'

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released Friday his account of a now-controversial... Read more

Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University. Photo courtesy of Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria president amends statement denouncing 'defiance' of pope

One day after issuing a statement denouncing what he called the 'defiance' of Pope Francis by “so-called conservative Catholics”, the... Read more

Pope Francis greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Oct. 27, 2017.

The Viganò report, and what Wuerl didn’t know

On Aug. 25, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò released a 11-page “testimony” which made specific allegations against a number of high-ranking... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin speaks in Rome, Sept. 28, 2017.

For Parolin, Viganò's allegations about the pope 'not at all worrying'

In comments on the testimony of a former nuncio to the United States alleging sex abuse cover-up by the pope... Read more

Pope Francis and a woman at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Feb. 10, 2016.

'We deserve answers now': 35,000 Catholic women pen letter to pope

A group of lay Catholic women have written an open letter to Pope Francis, demanding that he answer the questions... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano.

US bishops continue to respond to Viganò testimony

Since Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler first responded Saturday to the former US nuncio's testimony which alleged sex abuse cover-up... Read more

Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria president denounces 'defiance' of pope by 'conservative Catholics'

Jim Towey, president of Ave Maria University, said Wednesday that he unhesitatingly supports Pope Francis, in the wake of Archbishop... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Vigano.

Viganò denies accusations of obstruction in Nienstedt investigation

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has released a statement responding to accusations that he had curtailed an investigation in 2014 into... Read more

Archbishop Georg Gänswein.

Gänswein: Benedict did not 'confirm' Vigano testimony

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s personal secretary said Tuesday that the former pope has not commented on a testimony released Saturday... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò.

Vigano testimony receives mixed response from US bishops

Multiple bishops have responded to a testimony published over the weekend by a former apostolic nuncio to the United States,... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

DiNardo calls for conclusive answers to questions raised by Viganò's testimony

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, reaffirmed Monday the need for a “prompt and thorough... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò.

Ex-nuncio accuses Pope Francis of failing to act on McCarrick's abuse reports

In an 11-page written testament, a former apostolic nuncio to the United States has accused several senior prelates of complicity... Read more