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Pell’s bail revoked, sentencing set for March 13

A judge has revoked Cardinal George Pell's bail and said he would announce the disgraced cleric's sentence on March 13.

Most senior Catholic charged with child sex abuse convicted

The most senior Catholic cleric ever charged with child sex abuse has been convicted in Australia of molesting two choirboys moments after celebrating Mass.

Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit

Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children.

Attorney general to ask legislature on Catholic Church probe

The Kentucky attorney general's office says it will seek the permission of the state legislature to form a grand jury to investigate Catholic dioceses statewide.

NJ church says it will cooperate with probe

The Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey says it will cooperate with a new investigation of sex abuse in the church's dioceses.

Prosecutor: Priests ‘weaponized’ the faith to abuse kids

Roman Catholic priests across Pennsylvania used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children, a grand jury found, in what the state’s top prosecutor called the “weaponization of faith.”

Cardinal ask parishioners not to lose confidence

A top clergyman faulted in a Pennsylvania grand jury report over his handling of sexually abusive priests is asking parishioners not to lose confidence in the church.

Pope says he’s willing to study women deacons, in major step

Pope Francis says he's willing to create a commission to study whether women can serve as deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling the possibility of letting women serve in ordained ministry.

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