Posts Tagged ‘Heralds of the Gospel’

Vatican wants boarding schools run by Heralds of the Gospel to be closed

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

The Holy See has instructed the ultra-conservative religious order, the Heralds of the Gospel, to close the boarding schools it operates in Brazil to educate children and adolescents. The aim is to protect the residential students from the high risk of psychological and sexual violence. The decision to close the schools comes after the Holy Read more

Vatican investigating Heralds of the Gospel

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

The Vatican is investigating a church group called the Heralds of the Gospel. It has appointed a commissioner, Brazilian Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis, to take charge of the Herald investigation. A similar oversight was ordered for the Legionaries of Christ after a scandal involving its founder and an apostolic visitation. The Vatican says the commissioner’s Read more