Pope Wants Abuse Summit to Lead to Clarity, Action

At the upcoming meeting on protecting minors, Pope Francis wants leaders of the world’s bishops’ conferences to clearly understand what must be done to prevent abuse, care for victims and ensure no case is whitewashed or covered up.

Pope to Visit United Arab Emirates in February

Pope Francis will visit the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates Feb. 3-5 of next year to participate in the International Interfaith Meeting on “Human Fraternity.”

Bishop Caggiano: Accountability Key For Bishops’ Summit

Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, has become one of the most closely watched American prelates at a time when the Church in the United States is in full crisis mode, making it perhaps unsurprising that he was the first bishop to raise the issue of clerical sex abuse during this month’s Vatican summit on young people.