Catholic Church

The Vatican to Respond to Pope Francis Cover-Up Claims

This week the Vatican announced that it would be responding to allegations that “Pope Francis covered up” sexual abuse by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Claims of this action were recently brought to light by former Vatican Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò who wrote an open letter to the pope calling him out for his lack of action in the cases of sex abuse in the Catholic church.

After Bombshell Pennsylvania Catholic Sex Abuse Report, Other States Launch Investigations

After Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro unveiled a grand jury report detailing the alleged sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children in his state by Catholic priests, law enforcement officials in at least seven other states appear to be launching their own inquiries or reviews of Catholic dioceses.