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Pope Francis & Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti aboard the papal plane Jan. 28, 2019.

Pope Francis outlines key priorities for February sex abuse summit

Jan 28, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Speaking on the papal flight returning from Panama, the pope said he wanted the world’s bishops to receive a “catechesis”... Read more

Pope Francis walks in St. Peter's Square Sept. 12, 2018.

Vatican: Abuse summit to help bishops know 'what they need to do'

Jan 16, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Just over a month ahead of the much-anticipated February meeting on sex abuse, the Vatican said the summit’s goal is... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican asks bishops to meet with victims ahead of February summit

Dec 18, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

Organizers of the Vatican’s February meeting on sexual abuse have sent a letter to the participating bishops asking them to... Read more

Fr. Hans Zollner.

February meeting on abuse to have 'synodal dimension,' child protection expert says

Nov 23, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The approach of Pope Francis’ meeting of bishops in February, on the topic of abuse prevention in the Church, will... Read more