Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik

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Father Marko Rupnik, SJ, in an interview with EWTN in 2020.

Pope Francis: ‘I had nothing to do’ with Father Marko Rupnik case

Jan 25, 2023

By Shannon Mullen, AC Wimmer

For the first time, Pope Francis has commented publicly about the scandal surrounding Jesuit artist Father Marko Rupnik. Read more

Father Marko Rupnik

Jesuits ask Father Marko Rupnik to stay close to Rome during ‘ongoing preliminary inquiries’

Jan 24, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Rupnik has been accused of the sexual, spiritual, and psychological abuse of women from a religious community with which he... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ.

Jesuits in Slovenia apologize for Rupnik abuse, say they believe victims

Jan 11, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“We fully accept and understand the indignation, anger, and disappointment of the victims and their loved ones,” the Slovenian Jesuits... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ.

Father Rupnik ‘egocentric and violent,’ a sister from his former community alleges

Dec 22, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The sister told CNA she did not know anything about sexual abuse or allegations of abuse, but that her experience... Read more

Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik, S.J., with the official image of the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome.

Report: Vatican investigator says Father Rupnik and hierarchy’s ‘complicit silence’ ruined victims’ lives

Dec 19, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Daniele Libanari made the comments in a letter he wrote to Italian priests obtained by the Associated Press. Read more

Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ. Photo courtesy of the Jesuit's 36th General Congregation.

Jesuit superior says that Fr. Marko Rupnik was excommunicated in 2019

Dec 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

Jesuit artist Father Marko Rupnik incurred an automatic excommunication in 2019 for absolving a woman he had sex with, the... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik

Jesuit official: Alleged sacramental ‘irregularities’ dictated which Vatican office handled Father Rupnik case

New statements by Father Johan Verschueren shed light on a key jurisdictional question surrounding accusations of sexual abuse leveled against... Read more

Father Hans Zollner

Jesuit expert in the fight against abuse: Vatican dicastery must respond regarding Father Rupnik

The statements by Father Hans Zollner mark another development in the widening controversy surrounding Father Marko Rupnik. Read more

Jesuit Father Marko Ivan Rupnik with the official image of the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome.

Former Jesuit provincial on the Rupnik case: It is a ‘tsunami’ of lack of transparency

Dec 7, 2022

By CNA Staff

A former provincial for the Society of Jesus demanded full transparency from his community in dealing with the current situation... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ.

Who is Father Marko Rupnik, the Jesuit priest and artist accused of abuse?

Dec 7, 2022

By CNA Staff

Who is the Jesuit priest and artist that has been accused of abusing at least nine consecrated women in the... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ, in an interview with EWTN in 2020.

Jesuit artist Father Rupnik’s ministry restricted following reports of abuse allegations

Dec 5, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

A prominent Jesuit priest and artist had his ministry restricted, reportedly after an investigation by his religious order into allegations... Read more

Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik, S.J., with the official image of the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome.

Vatican unveils official image of 2022 World Meeting of Families

Jul 28, 2021

By CNA Staff

The image was created by the Slovenian Jesuit Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik. Read more