Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta

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Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Why the Zanchetta case matters for the Church

Mar 11, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Vatican has made no public comment on the court’s verdict. Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, Bishop Emeritus of Orán.

Bishop Zanchetta pleads not guilty at civil trial for sex abuse in Argentina

Feb 22, 2022

By Diego López Marina

Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, the Bishop Emeritus of Orán, denied Monday all charges of alleged sexual abuse of two former... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Zanchetta will return to Argentina, due in court on Thursday

Nov 25, 2019

Argentine Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta will be returning to his home country to face charges of sexual and financial misconduct on... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Missing Zanchetta not in 'rebellion' over court proceedings, spokesman claims

Nov 22, 2019

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has denied that he is avoiding a return to Argentina, where he is being prosecuted for “aggravated... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Prosecutor calls for arrest of Vatican bishop charged with abusing Argentine seminarians

Nov 20, 2019

A criminal prosecutor in Argentina has requested the arrest of Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, who is accused of sexually abusing two... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Police raid former offices of Argentine bishop charged with fraud, sex assault

Nov 8, 2019

Local civil authorities on Thursday raided the chancery of the Diocese of Orán, where Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta was bishop from... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Bishop Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians

Jun 10, 2019

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before a court in Argentina.  Read more

Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Pope Francis says Argentine bishop will go to trial for sexual misconduct

May 28, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis has said a preliminary investigation against Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta has concluded and will now proceed to trial.  Read more

Pope Francis on the Roman Curia's Lenten spiritual exercises.

Argentine bishop under investigation for sex abuse attending pope’s Lenten retreat

Mar 11, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, under a Vatican investigation for sexual abuse of seminarians and other sexual misconduct, is attending... Read more

New documents challenge Vatican claims about accused Argentine bishop

Feb 25, 2019

An Argentine newspaper has published documents purporting to show that the Vatican knew about allegations of sexual abuse by Bishop... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, March 14, 2018.

Analysis: Archbishop McCarrick, Bishop Zanchetta, Pope Francis, and the Vatican abuse summit

Feb 8, 2019

By JD Flynn

A long-awaited summit on sexual abuse will take place at the Vatican two weeks from now.  Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican again denies prior knowledge of allegations against Argentine bishop

Jan 22, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a statement Tuesday the Vatican again denied having prior knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar... Read more

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Former vicar: Vatican already knew about sexual abuse allegations against Argentine bishop

Jan 20, 2019

In an exclusive report from the Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the... Read more

Argentine bishop at Holy See financial office investigated for sex abuse

Jan 4, 2019

Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, an Argentine native appointed to the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See in 2017,... Read more