Posts Tagged ‘Global South’

Saints of the Global South – where are they?

Thursday, February 15th, 2024

On 24 January we learned of six decrees presented by the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints and promulgated by Pope Francis. I count three Italians, one Spaniard, one Pole and one Canadian. No doubt every single one was a person of great faith. Indeed, one was martyred “in hatred of the faith.” What strikes Read more

Church failing to tackle sex abuse in ‘Global South’

Monday, October 31st, 2022

The Global South region of the Catholic Church is missing out, says a member of the Vatican’s advisory commission on clerical sexual abuse. He admitted on Friday that the Church was failing to tackle the scourge of clerical sexual abuse in the southern hemisphere. There was a “disparity in training and prevention of child sexual Read more