Some people have claimed for years that gay clergy and celibacy are central to sex abuse by Catholic clergy. A new report about decades of clergy sex abuse by Southern Baptist ministers shows those claims as false and foolish.
Commentary: In 2019 Pope Francis introduced Vos Estis Lux Mundi, a church law to hold bishops and religious superiors accountable for abuse. But to be the transformative tool that is needed, Vos Estis must be revised.
We cannot be complacent," Jesuit Superior General Fr. Arturo Sosa repeated at the Oct. 14 inauguration of the Pontifical Gregorian University's Institute of Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care. The revamped organization was founded in 2012 as the Center for Child Protection.
Juan Carlos Cruz, a survivor known for using Twitter and media appearances to point out powerful prelates not reporting abuse cases, will join 15 of the other previous members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.