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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has called for all the presidents of the Catholic bishops’ conferences of the world to meet at the Vatican in February to discuss the issue of sexual abuse of minors.
VATICAN CITY – Cardinal Daniel DiNardo has called a September 13 meeting between Pope Francis and leaders from the church in United States “lengthy and fruitful.”
POULSBO – In 1992, Thom and Joni Bayler volunteered to fix dinner for a new missionary priest from Uganda who was visiting their parish, St. Olaf in Poulsbo. They had no idea that more than 25 years later, the priest — now Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki — would still be coming for dinner.
VATICAN CITY – Catholic News Service on Friday published a redacted version of a letter sent in 2006 from a high-ranking official of the Vatican Secretariat of State, which implicitly acknowledges receipt of allegations made against then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
NEW YORK – Authorities in New York and New Jersey have announced investigations into local Catholic dioceses and church entities to determine how allegations of sexual abuse of minors were handled.