Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco’

Cardinal slams gay marriage as Trojan horse against family

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Gay civil unions and same-sex marriages are a “Trojan horse” that fundamentally weakens the institution of the family, a senior cardinal has warned. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, the head of the Italian Bishops Conference, said that civil unions between gay men and women only serve to “confuse people” and undermine traditional family life. This is especially Read more

Italian bishops claim right not to report abuse claims to police

Friday, April 4th, 2014

An Italian cardinal has defended national guidelines exempting Italian bishops from having to report claims of abuse by clergy to police. Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, president of the Italian bishops’ conference, said Italian law does not require it and victims may not want it. The guidelines, published in revised form in late March, were called for Read more

Cardinal Bagnasco visits site of container ship crash

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco of Genoa has visited workers retrieving the bodies of those killed when a container ship collided into a control tower in the Italian port. Besides offering support and prayers at the site of the crash, Cardinal Bagnasco also visited survivors in hospital, the Apostleship of the Sea reported. Continue reading