Last Updated: Nov 12, 2018

Vatican cancels US bishops’ vote on sex abuse reform measures

Baltimore, Md., Nov 12, 2018 / 09:57 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference has told the American bishops that they will not vote on two key proposals which had been expected to form the basis for the Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis.

Missouri bishops release letter urging USCCB action on sex abuse crisis

St. Louis, Mo., Nov 12, 2018 / 05:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops of Missouri released a letter Monday expressing support for proposals meant to help address the sexual abuse crisis in the Church, shortly after the Holy See directed that the proposals not be voted on at the US bishops' general assembly this week.

Four kidnapped priests in southern Nigeria have been released

Benin City, Nigeria, Nov 12, 2018 / 04:32 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Four priests who were abducted in Nigeria's Edo state last week were released Friday night.

Abuse victims challenge US bishops to confront problems

Baltimore, Md., Nov 12, 2018 / 03:26 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Two victims of clerical sexual abuse addressed members of the US bishops’ conference Monday and shared how the bishops' action, or inaction, on the abuse crisis has shaped their lives.