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Father Hans Zollner.

Celibacy is not a direct cause of sexual abuse, Jesuit expert says

Sep 29, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The psychologist said that “celibacy is not a direct cause of abuse; what can become a risk factor is a... Read more

Pope Francis speaks in the Vatican's synod hall, Oct. 7, 2019.

Analysis: Will Francis send Amazon celibacy decision up the river?

Feb 3, 2020

By Ed Condon, JD Flynn

A leaked draft of an anticipated apostolic exhortation on the Amazon started a flurry of speculation last week that Pope... Read more