clerical sex abuse

Emeritus Pope Benedict Weighs In on Abuse Crisis

Emeritus Pope Benedict has emerged from his cone of silence to offer a personal analysis of the clerical sex abuse crisis, citing the sexual revolution, a corruption of moral theology, and the formation of “homosexual cliques” in seminaries as causes of the problem.

The Associated Press

Vatican Sex Abuse Summit Dodges Homosexuality Issue

The Vatican’s summit on clerical sex abuse ended Sunday without ever confronting the strong statistical links between homosexuality and priestly abuse, confirming warnings from a number of prelates.

Pope Francis (C) leads a canonisation mass for Joseph Vaz in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo on January 14, 2015 . Hundreds of thousands of Sri Lankans crowded the Colombo seafront to take part in a vibrant open-air mass by Pope Francis, in one of the biggest public gatherings the …

Pope Francis: Abuser Priests Are ‘Tools of Satan’

Pope Francis had hard words for priests guilty of sex abuse Sunday, calling them “ravenous wolves” and “tools of Satan,” though critics said the pope basically repeated old promises that do not go far enough.

World bishops head to Vatican for sex abuse summit

French Author: Gays in Vatican Are ‘Silent Majority’

French author Frédéric Martel said Tuesday that homosexual priests, bishops, and cardinals in the Vatican make up a “silent majority,” insisting he was aided in researching his upcoming book on homosexuality in the Church by a clerical “gay network.”

French writer Frederic Martel gestures during an interview with Associated Press, in Paris, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. In the explosive book "In the Closet of the Vatican" author Frederic Martel describes a gay subculture at the Vatican and calls out the hypocrisy of Catholic bishops and cardinals who in public …

Second Homosexual Abuse Allegation Emerges Against Vatican Envoy to Paris

A second alleged victim has filed a complaint against the papal nuncio in France for homosexual abuse after the Paris public prosecutor opened an investigation into charges that the archbishop repeatedly molested a junior mayoral aide sexually during a speech last month.

The Associated Press

Vatican Whistleblower Says Summit on Abuse Fails to Address Root Causes

The former papal nuncio to the United States has declared that the upcoming Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse seems doomed to failure because of an unwillingness to address the root causes of the crisis, notably the extensive homosexual network in the Church.

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano