Posts Tagged ‘clergy sexual misconduct’

Vatican concludes inquiry into Polish Catholic bishop

Monday, July 26th, 2021

The Vatican has concluded that sexual abuse accusations against a Polish Catholic bishop are “not proven.” In a July 23 statement, the apostolic nunciature in the Polish capital, Warsaw, disclosed that Bishop Jan Szkodoń was the subject of an administrative penal process after he was accused of sexual abuse of a minor. “After a thorough Read more

Bishop of Broome on leave after sexual misconduct allegations

Monday, November 30th, 2020
Broome sexual misconduct allegations

The Bishop of Broome, who is at the centre of a police investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, has taken a sabbatical. Bishop Christopher Saunders will take six months leave away from his outback diocese, effective immediately. No charges have been laid, and Bishop Saunders has strenuously denied the allegations. The Vatican says the bishop’s Read more