Popes Financial Adviser Charged With Multiple Child Sex Offences

The Pope’s financial adviser and third-highest cardinal in the Vatican has been charged with multiple child sex offences. Cardinal George Pell has been summoned to appear in court in his native Australia next month.  Cardinal George Pell charged with multiple child sex offences It comes after detectives in Victoria, where Pell was a country priest in the 1970s, began investigating…

Pope Defrocks Priest Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors

Pope Francis Pope Francis has defrocked an Italian priest found guilty of the sexual abuse of minors, reversing an earlier decision to reduce his punishment, the diocese at the heart of the scandal said Wednesday.  Mauro Inzoli, 67, was defrocked in 2012 after he was first accused of paedophilia, but that decision was reversed in 2014, when Pope Francis ordered…

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Pope Francis Says Christians Should Apologize To Gay People

According to CNN, Pope Francis on Sunday said that Christians owe apologies to gays and others who have been offended or exploited by the church. “I repeat what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says: that they must not be discriminated against, that they must be respected and accompanied pastorally,” Francis said at a press conference aboard the papal plane returning…