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She’s 83 and a Famous Nun. Australia’s Catholic Leaders Want Her to Stay Away.

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As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right

VATICAN CITY — When the far-right Italian politician Matteo Salvini declared that despite being a first-class…

Married Men Could Become Priests in Amazon Region, Under Vatican Proposal

ROME — In a potentially groundbreaking move, the Roman Catholic Church on Monday cracked open the…

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper

SANTIAGO, Chile — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the auxiliary bishop of Santiago just…

Vatican Official Cleared of Abuse Charges Lodged by Ex-Nun

VATICAN CITY — A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges…

‘Tell No One’: Poland Is Pushed to Confront Abuse of Children by Priests

WARSAW — Anna Misiewicz was just 7 years old when she was invited into the private…

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties

ROME — Pope Francis introduced universal procedures on Thursday for reporting and investigating clerical sex abuse,…

Bishop in India Charged With Raping Nun Over a 2-Year Period

NEW DELHI — The Indian authorities on Tuesday charged a bishop with repeatedly raping a nun…

Catholic Leaders in Japan to Conduct Survey on Sexual Abuse

TOKYO — Catholic bishops in Japan plan to conduct a nationwide survey on sexual abuse of…

Pope Issues Law, With Penalties, for Vatican City to Address Sexual Abuse

ROME — Pope Francis has issued a highly anticipated law for Vatican City officials and diplomats…

Pope Replaces Chilean Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse Cover-Up

Pope Francis on Saturday replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, the embattled archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he…

Pope Rejects Resignation of French Cardinal Convicted of Abuse Cover-Up

ROME — Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of a French cardinal, the Vatican announced on…

Catholic Church in Poland Releases Study on Sexual Abuse by Priests

WARSAW — The Roman Catholic Church in Poland released long-awaited statistics on Thursday that shed light…

Cardinal Pell Was Sentenced to 6 Years. Here’s How Other Countries Have Punished Abusive Clergy.

MELBOURNE, Australia — The sentencing of Cardinal George Pell for molesting boys more than two decades…

An Australian Cardinal Received 6 Years in Prison for Child Sexual Abuse. Here’s How Other Countries Have Punished Abusive Priests.

MELBOURNE, Australia — The sentencing of Cardinal George Pell for molesting boys more than two decades…