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Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

'We were practically nothing to him,' ex-seminarian says of Bishop Zanchetta's abusive behavior

Mar 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

One of the former seminarians who was the victim of sexual abuse by Argentine Bishop Emeritus Gustavo Zanchetta of Orán... Read more

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

Argentine bishops renew commitment to eradicating sex abuse after Bishop Zanchetta's sentencing

Mar 4, 2022

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The Argentine Bishops’ Conference expressed Friday its closeness to the victims of Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, sentenced to prison for... Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Argentine Bishop Zanchetta convicted of sexually abusing seminarians

Mar 4, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Argentine Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been found guilty of abusing seminarians in Oran, Salta, northern Argentina, and sentenced to 4... 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.

Bishop Zanchetta returns to work at the Vatican amid abuse trial in Argentina

Jun 15, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has returned to work at the Vatican amid an ongoing trial in Argentina, where he has been... 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