Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta

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Argentine retired Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta (R) arrives to court in Oran, Argentina, on March 3, 2022. Zanchetta, considered close to Pope Francis, was sentenced to four years and six months in prison for sexual abuse of two seminarians by a court in the northwestern city of Oran, which ordered his immediate arrest, according to the ruling.

Bishop Zanchetta’s lawyer requests house arrest to serve sentence for sexual abuse due to health problems

Jun 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

Zanchetta’s lawyer is seeking the change so the bishop emeritus of Orán doesn’t have to remain in prison. Read more

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.

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 Zanchetta faces trial on sexual abuse charges in October

Aug 7, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Argentine bishop was given a Vatican post by Pope Francis in 2017. Read more

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta.

Argentine Bishop Zanchetta ends Vatican job at APSA

Jun 22, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

A source said that the bishop finished his service around 10 or more days ago. 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