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The Baltimore Basilica

‘Shame, remorse, sympathy’: Maryland AG seeks to release major report on sexual abuse

Nov 18, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Attorney General Brian Frosh said his office had compiled the information given by the archdiocese and gathered from interviews into... Read more

Purple stole and confessional.

Catholic Church in England and Wales will ‘carefully study’ abuse report recommendations

Oct 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has said it will “carefully study” the contents of a national report concerning... Read more

Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral in Broome, Australia.

Vatican opens canonical investigation into Australian bishop

Sep 26, 2022

By AC Wimmer

The Vatican has appointed Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane to oversee an investigation into former Bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders. Read more

Archbishop Sławoj Leszek Głódź (L) and Bishop Edward Janiak (R).

Vatican sanctions two Polish bishops after ‘Vos estis’ investigations

Mar 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The apostolic nunciature in Poland announced Monday that the Vatican has sanctioned two Polish bishops at the conclusion of canonical... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks with CNA in Rome on Feb. 4, 2013.

Cardinal O’Malley expands sex abuse investigation to include all Boston seminaries

Oct 12, 2018

The Archdiocese of Boston announced Thursday that it is expanding its sex abuse investigation to include all three of its... Read more

A bishop's pectoral cross.

Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Bransfield as inquiry into misconduct claims launched

Sep 13, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Thursday accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael J. Bransfield from the pastoral government of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston,... Read more