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Cardinal John Atcherley Dew on Feb. 14, 2015, in Vatican City.

Vatican clears New Zealand Cardinal John Dew of abuse allegations

Jun 5, 2024

By AC Wimmer

The allegation of historical sexual abuse had been raised against Dew around the time he retired as archbishop of Wellington... Read more

Cardinal John Dew in 2016.

New Zealand Cardinal Dew denies allegations amid Vatican investigation into alleged abuse

Mar 7, 2024

By AC Wimmer

The inquiry was launched after a police investigation concluded without charges. Read more

Pope Francis ordains a priest in St. Peter's Basilica, April 26, 2015.

Seminary faculty: Spiritual fatherhood central to priestly identity

Jun 13, 2019

By Perry West

Faculty at US seminaries have emphasized that spiritual fatherhood is an essential component of priestly identity, amid calls in some... Read more