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Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Victims of abuse by Pennsylvania priests file class-action lawsuit
4 hours 17 min ago
September 12, 2018
Pope Francis, speaks during the welcoming ceremony at The National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
Pope Francis summons bishops for summit to discuss clergy sex abuse
September 12, 2018 - 8:31pm
September 9, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Washington deacon calls on cardinal to resign - says he'll refuse to participate in Mass with him
September 9, 2018 - 9:47am
September 5, 2018
Catholic priests accused of having sex in a car spark international uproar
September 5, 2018 - 10:38pm
August 28, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
With call for pope to resign, divisions within the Catholic Church explode into view
August 28, 2018 - 8:11am
August 25, 2018
Josh Hawley, Missouri’s attorney general and a Republican senatorial candidate, speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Kansas City, July 24, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Missouri becomes first state to announce investigation into alleged church abuses after Pennsylvania report
August 25, 2018 - 12:13pm
August 22, 2018
Twin Cities attorney Jeff Anderson, along with eight sexual abuse survivors, speak at a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 22, 2018. Special to Forum News Service
Attorney asks Dayton to call for grand jury into state's Catholic sex abuse scandals, with one bishop urging investigation and calling for 'culture of care'
August 22, 2018 - 5:53pm
August 20, 2018
Pope Francis waves to attendees from a motorcade before mass at O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino.
Pope Francis: No effort to be spared to tackle Catholic Church's abuses
August 20, 2018 - 7:55pm
A photo of Pope Francis in the Holy Angels Parish in Hays, Pa. (Sam Hodgson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Read the pope's letter to the faithful on abuse in the Catholic Church
August 20, 2018 - 12:56pm
August 14, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl at a 2015 news conference at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, announcing Pope Francis would visit Washington that fall. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Brittany Greeson for The Washington Post.
More than 300 accused priests listed in Pennsylvania report on Catholic Church sex abuse
August 14, 2018 - 7:43pm
August 2, 2018
Pope Francis smiles at supporters outside the Vatican Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 15, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
Pope Francis changes Catholic Church teaching to say death penalty is 'inadmissible'
August 2, 2018 - 8:59am
July 30, 2018
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 2015. (Tony Gentile/Pool via The New York Times / Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop convicted of sex abuse coverup
July 30, 2018 - 7:50am
February 9, 2018
Father Robert Wapenski, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Church in Anamoose, N.D. Catholic Diocese of Fargo / Special to Forum News Service
Fargo Diocese offers more details of lead-up to Anamoose priest attack
February 9, 2018 - 7:32pm
January 5, 2018
Rural Minnesota Catholic parish dismisses musicians over gay marriages
January 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
November 22, 2017
Father Fernando Sayasaya teaches Beginning English Grammar to teenagers during summer session at De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.  He is a fugitive with a rape case pending involving a young boy.  File photo
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
November 22, 2017 - 7:14pm