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Vatican bars gay union blessing, says God ‘can’t bless sin’

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a formal response Monday

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.

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims to the Vatican. The suit pursues damages for three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest over three years, roughly between 2009 and 2012.

Benedict says Vatican legal system protected accused clergy

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI says in a new document that protections built into the Vatican's legal protections worked in favor of clergy accused of sex abuse to the point of making a conviction "nearly impossible" in past decades.

Cardinal Pell sent to prison for abusing 2 boys in Australia

The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choirboys in an Australian cathedral in a crime the judge said showed “staggering arrogance.”

Church credibility at risk over sex abuse

Organizers of Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging participants to meet with victims to hear their pain firsthand.

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.

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.”

US Vatican cardinal: “Not once did I even suspect” McCarrick

Cardinal Kevin Farrell insists he never knew or even suspected that his former boss was sexually abusive.

Davis’ lawyer disputes Vatican description of meeting

Kim Davis' attorney is disputing the Vatican's description and interpretation of her Sept. 24 meeting with Pope Francis.

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.

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