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Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial

An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians.

Pope celebrates Holy Thursday ahead of foot-washing ritual

Pope Francis is ushering in the most solemn period in the Catholic liturgical calendar by celebrating a Holy Thursday Mass, made more poignant this year following the devastation of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral.

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.

Diocese says McCarrick to stay at friary for now

A Kansas diocese says disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick will continue to live at a local friary "until a decision of permanent residence is finalized."

Vatican clarifies pope on issue of ‘sexual slavery’ of nuns

The Vatican is clarifying comments by Pope Francis about a case of what he called "sexual slavery" within a French congregation of nuns, saying he was referring to an abuse of power that was reflected in instances of sexual abuse.

Pope acknowledges priests, bishops have sexually abused nuns

Pope Francis has for the first time publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns, and says he is committed to doing more to fight the problem.

Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope

The Vatican is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in parts of the world where clergy are scarce.

Former Vatican official says Pope knew about meeting with Kim Davis

(CNN) - The archbishop who accused Pope Francis of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations against a top American archbishop unveiled a new charge on Saturday:...

Vatican in ‘shame and sorrow’ over abuses in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse “criminally and morally reprehensible” and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate “this tragic horror.”

LGBT community cheers pope’s ‘God made you like this’ remark

The LGBT community celebrating the Pope's comment to a gay man that "God made you like this."

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.

Archbishop Ambassador who arranged Davis/Pope meeting being replaced

The Vatican is replacing its Archbishop Ambassador to the United States who arranged the meeting between Pope Francis and Rowan County clerk Kim Davis.

Vatican: Pope’s visit with Davis not “form of support”

The Vatican is clarifying a meeting between Pope Francis and Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis.

Attorney: Kim Davis met privately with Pope

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVQ) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her husband had a private audience with Pope Francis last Thursday at the Vatican...

Pope kicks off final day in United States

Latest developments in Pope Francis' final day in the United States.

Kentucky’s Calipari present for Pope’s address to Congress

Kentucky basketball John Calipari was in the House chamber for Pope Francis' speech Thursday as a guest of House Speaker John Boehner.

SPECIAL REPORT: Pope Francis to arrive in US

We will join an ABC News Special Report for Pope Francis’ arrival to the United States. Coverage is expected to begin around 4:00 p.m....

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve ‘sin of abortion’

Pope Francis says he is letting all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy absolve the "sin of abortion" if they seek forgiveness with a "contrite heart."

Farewell Mass Held For Bishop Gainer

Kentuckians held a farewell mass for Lexington Bishop Ronald Gainer Saturday morning.

Lexington’s Bishop Reacts To Pope’s Statement About Homosexuality

Bishop Ronald Gainer of the Catholic Diocese of Lexington, said the Pope's statement about homosexuality is consistent with Catholic doctrine.

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