29 Jul, 2018
Pope Francis has effectively stripped US clergyman Theodore McCarrick of his cardinal's rank following allegations of sexual abuse including against an 11-year-old boy.
07 Oct, 2018
A TOP Vatican cardinal has issued a scathing rebuke of the ambassador who accused Pope Francis of covering up the sexual misconduct of a prominent American cardinal.
13 Sep, 2018
Pope Francis is summoning leading bishops from around the world for a February summit to discuss how to prevent sexual abuse by priests.
28 Aug, 2018
A DIRECTOR at Rome's leading American priest school has described an archbishop who claims Pope Francis knew of sexual abuse allegations against a senior cleric as "a man of great interity".
30 Aug, 2018
POPE Francis has lamented how Irish church authorities failed to respond to the crimes of sexual abuse, speaking during his first public appearance at the Vatican after accusations that he himself cov...
06 Sep, 2018
FOLLOWING his intense two-day visit to Ireland, Pope Francis's next trip will be a comparatively leisurely four-day pilgrimage to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
20 Jul, 2018
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, the latest in a series of high-ranking clergy implicated in sexual improprieties with adul...
21 Aug, 2018
Fooling nobody but the most gullible, today’s Sinn Féin, descendants of the Provos, have been massaging the origins of the civil rights campaign.
Northern Ireland news
27 Aug, 2018
AS his two-day visit to Ireland came to a close, Pope Francis asked forgiveness for the Catholic Church's abuse scandals - but was criticised for not offering any new concrete action. In his homil...
16 Sep, 2013
GArDAi are awaiting DNA and dental tests to identify a body found in the