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Vatican investigator meets Chile abuse victim in New York

18 February 2018, 7:42 AM

 A high-profile victim of a disgraced pedophile priest said Saturday he was glad to finally be able to tell his story as the Vatican’s top abuse investigator began a probe into an alleged cover-up in Chile.

Vatican revives pope’s sexual abuse panel

17 February 2018, 6:53 PM

The Vatican said Saturday it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests.

Pope appeals for peace in DRC

24 January 2018, 4:54 PM

Pope Francis appealed for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday and said the Catholic church wants to contribute to the common good of society

Contrite pope apologises for sexual abuse comments

22 January 2018, 7:17 PM

Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had “wounded many” in comments defending a Chilean bishop who is under scrutiny. But while the pope said he was sorry for his choice of words and tone of voice when he testily answered a […]

Pope arrives in Peru after tumultuous Chile visit

19 January 2018, 7:31 AM

Pope Francis arrived on Thursday in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people and hear firsthand how the country’s gold rush is destroying large areas of their Amazon homeland.

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