Pope Francis supports crackdown on US nuns The Vatican says Pope Francis supports the Holy See's crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns, who were faulted for focusing too much on social justice instead of issues such as abortion. American sisters had expressed hope that Francis, a Jesuit whose emphasis on the poor mirrored their social outreach, would take a different approach than his predecessor. More
Pope seeks decisive action against sex abuse Pope Francis has indicated that he will act against sex abuse cases in the Roman Catholic Church. The Vatican said in a statement Friday that the pope has urged the Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith to "act with determination with regard to cases of sexual abuse." The statement cited measures promoted by Benedict XVI to protect minors, helping victims of sexual violence and taking necessary action against perpetrators. More
A Nun’s Guide to Sex: The Latest Vatican Scandal As if the Vatican weren’t already knee-deep in scandals, the Holy See is now at odds with a group of American nuns over ... crackdown has only “caused scandal and pain throughout the church community.” Farley’s book isn’t the first to stir ... 06/6/2012 - 10:25 pm | View Link
Vatican Attacks American Nun's Book on Sexuality The Vatican criticized a prominent American nun on Monday ... A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics," saying they posed "grave harm" to the faithful. In a statement, the Vatican said the book, which justifies masturbation, homosexuality and divorce ... 06/4/2012 - 2:12 pm | View Link
Nun’s book on sex poses ‘grave harm’ to Catholics, says Vatican VATICAN CITY—The Vatican on Monday sharply criticized a book on sexuality written by a prominent American nun, saying it contradicted ... ethics at Yale Divinity School, posed “grave harm” to the faithful. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the ... 06/4/2012 - 10:37 am | View Link
Vatican critical of US nun's book on sexual ethics whose 1,500 members represent some 80% of about 57,000 American nuns, saying that they were becoming feminist and politicised, promoting radical ideas and challenging bishops. 'Criteria of justice' In her book, Sister Farley writes that "same-sex oriented ... 06/4/2012 - 6:39 am | View Link
Vatican Criticizes US Nun's Book on Sexuality The Vatican has sharply criticized a book on sexuality written by a prominent American nun, saying she has a "defective ... of Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School, posed "grave harm" to the faithful. Farley said Monday she never intended the book ... 06/4/2012 - 5:36 am | View Link
Catholic Church sexual abuse cases The Catholic sex abuse cases are a series of allegations, investigations, trials and convictions of child sexual abuse crimes committed by Catholic priests, nuns and ... 10/22/2014 - 3:18 pm | View Website
Catholic News Service Oct. 21, 2014 In Turkey, pope will visit Blue Mosque, hold Mass in Istanbul cathedral Although prayers and meetings with Orthodox leaders dominate the schedule of ... 10/22/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
Vatican denounces nun who wrote prize-winning book ... Vatican denounces nun who wrote prize-winning book advocating masturbation and not damning gay sex 10/22/2014 - 1:28 am | View Website
Abuse Tracker: July 2014 Archives CANADA Nunatsiaq Obline. Eric Dejaeger, the disgraced and defrocked priest who is currently in custody awaiting verdicts in 68 sex-related charges stemming from ... 10/21/2014 - 7:13 am | View Website
Biden, a Catholic School ‘Kid,’ Praises Nuns Under ... In an interview, Sister Campbell said Mr. Biden had expressed a willingness to join the nuns after their first tour in 2012, “Nuns on the Bus: Nuns Drive ... 10/20/2014 - 9:08 am | View Website
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