Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Scicluna’

Ratzinger was rendered speechless by abuse cases Comments 0

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was sometimes rendered speechless by the clergy sexual abuse cases that came across his desk. Cardinal Ratzinger, later Pope Benedict XVI, headed the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation, which St John Paul II put in charge of overseeing cases of clerical sex abuse against minors in 2001. Speaking to Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper, Archbishop Read more

Scottish cardinal who admitted sexual misconduct resigns Comments 0

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien from the rights and privileges of being a cardinal. Cardinal O’Brien had previously admitted sexual misconduct towards several men. He will no longer be invited to attend consistories and other gatherings of cardinals, including an eventual conclave for the election of a new pope. Read more