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Mar 6, 2020 - 05:10 am .- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as archbishop of Lyon after his recent acquittal at the conclusion of his appeal of a 2019 conviction of failing to report abuse.
Feb 22, 2020 - 10:00 am .- The Church in Mexico has expressed its support for several bills to eliminate the statute of limitations in cases of the sexual abuse of minors.
Feb 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A retired New Orleans judge heard arguments on Thursday on whether private correspondence between an NFL franchise and the Archdiocese of New Orleans should be made public.
Jan 30, 2020 - 07:45 am .- Cardinal Philippe Barbarin has been acquitted by a French appeals court of failing to report sexual abuse by a diocesan priest.
Jan 27, 2020 - 02:05 pm .- Advocates and survivors of abuse perpetrated by priests of the Legion of Christ say that the religious order has no hope of authentic reform without wholesale replacement of the Legion’s leadership figures.
Jan 22, 2020 - 09:05 pm .- The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is set to open a conference for survivors of clerical sexual abuse on Thursday, with the goal of bringing healing and “restorative justice” to survivors.
Jan 18, 2020 - 09:05 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan is conducting an investigation into Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, following an allegation of sexual abuse.
Jan 9, 2020 - 11:58 am .- A judge in Pennsylvania is allowing a lawsuit to move forward arguing that the Diocese of Pittsburgh has created a public nuisance by failing to properly report and disclose information on sexual abuse of children.
Jan 8, 2020 - 02:33 pm .- The news that Theodore McCarrick recently moved from the Kansas friary where he had been living has fueled speculation that a report from the Vatican’s internal investigation on McCarrick will soon be released. But while the report may be completed in Rome, its release may not be imminent, and some U.S. bishops may be quietly hoping for further delays.
Jan 7, 2020 - 11:00 am .- The disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has moved from the Kansas friary where he had been living since 2018.
Jan 2, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A three-year window opened in California Wednesday, allowing lawsuits over childhood sexual abuse that would normally be impeded by the state’s statute of limitations.
Dec 10, 2019 - 07:30 pm .- The apostolic nuncio in Mexico, Archbishop Franco Coppola, has said that anyone who wants to report sexual abuse by the country’s clergy is free to email him, and he will try to help.
Dec 9, 2019 - 08:19 pm .- Efforts to recover from clergy sex abuse scandals in Buffalo require listing to victims and others affected by the diocese’s handling of abuse, the apostolic administrator of the Buffalo diocese Bishop Edward Scharfenberger has said.
Dec 9, 2019 - 04:10 pm .- Americans largely disapprove of the way the U.S. bishops have handled the sex abuse scandal in the U.S. Catholic Church, a new survey has found. A majority said their trust in the leadership of the Church has been damaged by the abuse crisis.
Nov 27, 2019 - 01:01 pm .- Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf signed into law Tuesday three bills on child sex abuse, which were recommended by the state’s 2018 grand jury report on allegations of clerical sexual abuse of minors.
Nov 25, 2019 - 05:53 pm .- Two Catholic priests have been convicted of sexually abusing students students at an institute that cared for deaf children. The priests have been sentenced to more than 40 years in an Argentine prison.
Nov 5, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- Depositions of Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner were released today, in which the bishop admits that he did not properly address allegation of sexual abuse of a minor by a priest that an alleged victim brought to him in 2011.
Oct 24, 2019 - 03:55 pm .- A county prosecutor in Ohio walked back comments about a warning he issued to the Cincinnati archdiocese concerning a priest accused of rape, to clarify that the archdiocese was not hiding a letter that didn’t actually exist.
Oct 24, 2019 - 03:22 pm .- After the release of a report on sexual abuse in Colorado’s Catholic dioceses, the Archbishop of Denver said that the Church should learn from its past, and that spiritual renewal is an essential part of ensuring a safe environment in the Church.
Oct 17, 2019 - 12:41 pm .- A man claiming to be a former child victim of Theodore McCarrick has written an open essay in response to a recent interview given by the former cardinal.