He will prepare for a papal conclave and manage the Holy See in the period between a pope’s death/renunciation and election of a new pope.
When Catholic institutions parade sexual perversion and abuse onstage in the midst of this crisis, the crimes are compounded.
Texas newspapers published a three-part investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention, uncovering at least 700 cases.
Prelates speak out after deadly protests against Haiti’s president and the drowning deaths of at least 28 people in an illegal crossing to the Bahamas.
‘Our students were placed in a situation that was at once bizarre and even threatening,’ stated Bishop Roger Foys.
What does it mean to be ‘laicized,’ ‘defrocked’ or ‘dismissed from the clerical state’?
Bishop James Wall announced the decision in a new pastoral letter, saying the sacrament of Confirmation at a younger age will strengthen Catholic youth to live out heroic witness.
COMMENTARY: As in previous catastrophes, God did not abandon his Church, and he will not do so now.
The next step will be appointing a general auditor.
Office of Queens County District Attorney Richard cited the Reproductive Health Act as the reason for dropping the abortion charge.