Posts Tagged ‘French Catholic Church’

Royal Commission Judge expresses sadness at scale of French church abuse

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Judge Coral Shaw, Friday released a statement expressing her sadness of the sexual abuse with the Catholic Church in France She notes, “with immense sadness, the vast scale of abuse against children by clergy in the French Catholic Church since 1950, which was revealed by an independent inquiry in France. “It is deeply unsettling to Read more

Seven women seek leadership roles French Catholic Church hierarchy

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Seven women are seeking leadership roles in the French Catholic Church heirarchy. These roles include positions as priests and bishops, which are officially reserved for men. This is the latest push to give women a significant place in the Catholic hierarchy. After submitting their candidacies for various leadership roles, including deacon, priest and bishop, the Read more