Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop Sartain issue statements on Vatican sex-abuse meeting

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement on February 24, the final day of the four-day Meeting of the Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences on Safeguarding of Minors at the Vatican, which was attended by presidents of bishops’ conferences from around the…

A look ahead at this week’s Vatican sex-abuse meeting

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican has released the schedule, speakers, and a new website for this week’s much-anticipated sex-abuse summit, which will focus on episcopal transparency and accountability for the protection of minors.

McCarrick laicized by Pope Francis

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith ordered this week the laicization of Theodore McCarrick, a former cardinal and archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C.